Behavioral Health

August 28, 2015
Disasters leave lasting effects on Louisiana residents, DHH offers crisis line
July 24, 2015
The Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) is reminding community members and residents across Louisiana about resources available for those affected by the tragic shooting at a Lafayette movie theater Thursday night.
February 27, 2015
This Request for Information (RFI) will help inform the State of Louisiana in its planning for the integration of a cultural and linguistic competency framework within the managerial and programmatic structure of the Department of Health and Hospitals Office of Behavioral Health (OBH). OBH is seeking a qualified individual or organization to provide assessment, technical assistance, training, and consultation for the development and implementation of a cultural and linguistic competency program. The intent of the RFI is to determine the interest and capabilities of an entity to provide the services outlined in this RFI.
January 21, 2015
The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) sent invitations to state health leaders and stakeholders last week requesting their input on the process of integrating Medicaid recipients' behavioral health services into the Bayou Health plans.
December 31, 2014
The charge of Act 212 of the 2013 Regular Legislative Session was to provide transparency relative to Medicaid managed care programs. Within the Office of Behavioral Health (OBH), this involves the Louisiana Behavioral Health Partnership (LBHP) and its included Coordinated System of Care (CSoC).
November 19, 2014
The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) announced today that it will integrate specialized behavioral health services into the benefits coordinated by Bayou Health plans for more than 920,000 Medicaid recipients. Currently, these services are provided separately in a program called the Louisiana Behavioral Health Partnership (LBHP). The Department will work with the five managed care organizations contracted to provide care to Louisiana's Medicaid recipients, as well as providers, recipients and stakeholders on the transition set for implementation on Dec. 1, 2015.