Medicaid

November 22, 2011
November 16, 2011
Department of Health and Hospitals Secretary Bruce D. Greenstein announced today that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has given the green light to the state's BAYOU HEALTH program.
November 03, 2011
Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals Secretary Bruce D. Greenstein was joined by legislators, advocates, health care providers and Health Plan representatives today at the Mahalia Jackson Center to announce the BAYOU HEALTH enrollee empowerment initiative.
October 06, 2011
Making Medicaid Better Newsletter 10.06.2011
September 21, 2011
Making Medicaid Better Newsletter 9.22.2011
September 08, 2011
This document pulls together the quality strategy components detailed in the administrative rules and the request for proposals (RFP) issued for the CCN program and serves to meet the requirements specified by the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 438.202, which requires the development and maintenance of a Medicaid Quality Strategy.
September 01, 2011
BATON ROUGE – The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals today announced that Magellan Health Services, Inc. is being recommended for the contract as the Statewide Management Organization (SMO) to operate the program that will provide behavioral health services to 100,000 adults and 50,000 children, including 2,500 with significant behavioral health challenges or co-occurring disorders who are in, or at, imminent risk of out-of-home placement.
August 19, 2011
The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals today announced that four companies have submitted proposals to become the Statewide Management Organization (SMO) for the state's Louisiana Behavioral Health Partnership and Coordinated System of Care (CSoC).