RULEMAKING: Medicaid - Emergency Rules

February 12, 2018
Rescinds the December 28, 2017 Emergency Rule which amended the provisions governing the Louisiana Children’s Health Insurance Program (LaCHIP) in order to terminate coverage of uninsured children under the Title XXI CHIP authority as a result of the lack of federal matching funds for LaCHIP.
February 12, 2018
Rescinds the December 28, 2017 Emergency Rule which amended provisions governing Medicaid eligibility to increase the maximum income standard for the Optional Targeted Low-Income Children Coverage Group up to 250 percent of the FPL, to incorporate cost sharing provisions, and to ensure compliance with the Administrative Procedure Act (R.S. 49:950 et seq) by codifying these provisions into the Louisiana Administrative Code in a clear and concise manner.
January 12, 2018
Amends the provisions governing the Louisiana Children’s Health Insurance Program (LaCHIP) in order to terminate coverage of uninsured children under the Title XXI CHIP authority as a result of the lack of federal matching funds for LaCHIP.
January 12, 2018
Adopts provisions governing Medicaid eligibility to increase the maximum income standard for the Optional Targeted Low-Income Children Coverage Group up to 250 percent of the FPL, to incorporate cost sharing provisions, and to ensure compliance with the Administrative Procedure Act (R.S. 49:950 et seq) by codifying these provisions into the Louisiana Administrative Code (LAC) in a clear and concise manner.
November 13, 2017
Rescinds the provisions of the October 16, 2017 Emergency Rule which amended the provisions governing the Facility Need Review (FNR) Program in order to: 1) adopt provisions for FNR approval for behavioral health services (BHS) providers that apply for licensure to provide psychosocial rehabilitation and/or community psychiatric support and treatment services; and 2) provide grandfather provisions for BHS providers who are licensed as of October 16, 2017, or have submitted an application for licensure prior to October 16, 2017.
October 13, 2017
Rescinds the September 21, 2017 Emergency Rule which amended the provisions governing laboratory and radiology services to terminate coverage and reimbursement of proton beam radiation therapy rendered to recipients 21 years of age and older.
October 13, 2017
Amends the provisions governing laboratory and radiology services to terminate coverage and reimbursement of proton beam radiation therapy for recipients 21 years of age and older.
October 11, 2017
Amends the provisions governing reimbursement for public facilities in order to extend the period of transitional rates for large facilities that provide continuous nursing coverage to medically fragile populations for an additional year.
October 11, 2017
Amends the provisions of the August 5, 2017 Emergency Rule governing inpatient hospital services in order to clarify the legislatively mandated requirements for Office of Public Health newborn screenings governed by these provisions.
October 11, 2017
Amends the provisions governing the FNR Program in order to: 1) adopt provisions for FNR approval for behavioral health services (BHS) providers that apply for licensure to provide psychosocial rehabilitation and/or community psychiatric support and treatment services; and 2) provide grandfather provisions for BHS providers who are licensed as of October 16, 2017, or have submitted an application for licensure prior to October 16, 2017.