Louisiana Department of Health & Hospitals | Kathy Kliebert, Secretary

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Private Room Conversion

Saturday, September 1, 2007  |  Contact: Rate Setting & Audit 225.342.6116

Private Room Conversion became effective for dates of service on or after September 1, 2007 for Medicaid participating nursing facilities that convert a semi-private room to a Medicaid-occupied private room are eligible to receive an additional $5 per diem payment.  Facilities that participate will have their fair rental valie per diem revised based on the change in licensed beds.  Refer to LAC 50:VII.1310 Reimbursement Methodology - Additional Payments and Square Footage Adjustments for the Private Room Conversion rule.