RULEMAKING: Medicaid - Notices of Intent

September 11, 2015
Repeals the September 20, 1975 Rule governing physician visits, adopts provisions in the Professional Services Program governing physician services in order to remove the limits from outpatient physician visits, and ensures that these provisions are promulgated in a codified format for inclusion in the Louisiana Administrative Code.
September 11, 2015
Amends the provisions governing the licensing of pain management clinics to provide for the expiration of licensure exemptions and related matters in compliance with Act 714 of the 2014 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature, and to revise these provisions to ensure that they are consistent with licensing standards for other health care providers and current enforcement processes.
September 11, 2015
Amends the provisions governing outpatient hospital services in order to remove the 12 visits per year limit on physician services provided in a clinic in an outpatient hospital setting.
September 11, 2015
Continues the provisions of the November 20, 2014 Emergency Rule which amended the provisions governing the Community Choices Waiver in order to clarify the provisions governing monitored in-home caregiving services and to revise the provisions governing the organized health care delivery system.
September 11, 2015
Continues the provisions of the November 20, 2014 emergency rule which amended the provisions governing the licensing standards for home and community-based services providers to clarify these provisions and to include licensing provisions for monitored in-home caregiving services.
September 11, 2015
Amends the provisions governing federally qualified health center service limits in order to remove the 12 visits per year limit for Medicaid recipients 21 years of age and older.
September 11, 2015
Continues the provisions of the September 20, 2015 emergency rule which amended the provisions governing the Facility Need Review (FNR) program in order to provide a process for supplementing an FNR application that has been denied prior to appeal, provide time frames within which home and community-based service providers must become licensed after they have been approved through the FNR process and amend the provisions governing the FNR process for nursing facilities relative the statutory moratorium.
September 11, 2015
Continues the provisions of the October 1, 2015 emergency rule which amended the provisions governing disproportionate share hospital (DSH) payments to reduce DSH payments to qualifying hospitals for inpatient psychiatric services.
August 11, 2015
Amends the provisions governing TGHs in order to: 1) narrow the statewide management organization’s scope of service administration to CSoC services only; 2) reflect the integration of specialized behavioral health services (with the exception of CSoC services) into the Managed Care for Physical and Basic Behavioral Health model; 3) delegate provider certification functions to managed care organizations; 4) update the provisions governing covered services; and 5) revise the reimbursement methodology to update these provisions to be consistent with current program operations.
August 11, 2015
Amends the provisions governing psychiatric residential treatment facilities to: 1) narrow the statewide management organization’s scope of service administration to CSoC services only; 2) reflect the integration of specialized behavioral health services (with the exception of CSoC services) into the Managed Care for Physical and Basic Behavioral Health model; 3) delegate provider certification functions to managed care organizations; 4) update the provisions governing covered services; 5) revise the service limitations for psychosocial rehabilitation and crisis intervention services; and 6) revise the reimbursement methodology to update these provisions to be consistent with current program operations.