RULEMAKING: Medicaid - Emergency Rules

July 13, 2015
Amends the provisions governing the reimbursement methodology for nursing facilities in order to suspend the provisions of LAC 50:II.Chapter 200, and to impose provisions to ensure that the rates in effect do not increase for the SFY 2016 rating period.
July 13, 2015
Rescinds the July 1, 2015 Emergency Rule which terminated the Louisiana Health Insurance Premium Payment (LaHIPP) Program.
July 13, 2015
Amends the provisions governing the reimbursement methodology for inpatient hospital services rendered by non-rural, non-state hospitals to reinstate reimbursements for costs incurred in the purchase of blood products for certain Medicaid recipients diagnosed with, and receiving inpatient treatment for, hemophilia.
July 13, 2015
Amends the provisions governing the Facility Need Review (FNR) Program to remove outpatient abortion facilities from the FNR process.
June 11, 2015
Amends the provisions governing targeted case management (TCM) services in order to adopt provisions for reimbursing the Department of Children and Family Services for services rendered to Medicaid eligible children by foster care and family support workers.
June 11, 2015
Repeals the provisions governing the Louisiana Health Insurance Premium Payment Program (LaHIPP) to terminate the program since the LaHIPP population will now be included in the Managed Care for Physical and Basic Behavioral Health Program.
June 11, 2015
Removes requirements for school-based nursing services rendered to children enrolled in Louisiana schools as part of the individualized education program.
June 11, 2015
Amends the licensing standards governing providers of case management services to exempt the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) from DHH licensure requirements in lieu of DCFS certification for foster care and family services workers who render case management services to Medicaid eligible children under the Targeted Case Management Program.
May 12, 2015
Amends the provisions of the September 20, 2014 Emergency Rule to further revise the formatting of these provisions as a result of the promulgation of the March 20, 2015 final Rule governing physician services in the Professional Services Program in order to ensure that these provisions are appropriately incorporated into the Louisiana Administrative Code.
May 12, 2015
Amends the provisions of the October 1, 2014 Emergency Rule governing the reimbursement methodology for non-emergency medical transportation in order to clarify provisions and to bring the language of this Rule into compliance with the approved State Plan.