RULEMAKING: OAAS - Notice of Intent

July 11, 2016
The Louisiana Department of Health, Office of Aging and Adult Services proposes to amend the language included in the definition of Spinal Cord Injury to comply with the definition as set forth in R.S. 46:2632. This proposed Rule is promulgated in accordance with the provisions of the Administrative Procedure Act, R.S. 49:450 et seq. The Louisiana Department of Health, Office of Aging and Adult Services, assumed the Traumatic Head and Spinal Cord Injury Trust Fund and its functions as promulgated in LR 40:84
November 20, 2014
During the 2010 Regular Session, the Louisiana Legislature authorized the transfer of the State Personal Assistance Services Program and its functions to the Department of Health and Hospitals, Office of Aging and Adult Services (R.S. 46.2116.2). This proposed Rule is being promulgated to adopt the changes created by the new legislation. Accordingly, the provisions of LAC 67:VII.1101-29 will be repealed upon final promulgation of this rule.
November 20, 2014
Pursuant to Act 13 of the 2012 Regular Session, the operation of the Adult Protective Services (APS) program for persons age 60 and older, commonly referred to as Elderly Protective Services (EPS), was transferred to the Department of Health and Hospitals, Office of Aging and Adult Services. Since July 1, 2012, the Office of Aging and Adult Services (OAAS) was charged with operating an adult protective services program under a Memorandum of Understanding between the Department of Health and Hospitals and the Governor’s Office Community Programs. This proposed Rule is being promulgated to adopt the changes reflected in the Memorandum of Understanding.