Timeline

  • Nov. 19, 2014 - Transition of behavioral health care announced
  • Jan. 16, 2015 - Advisory group announced
  • Jan. 30, 2015 - Advisory group meeting
  • Feb. 20, 2015 - Advisory group meeting
  • March 20, 2015 - Advisory group meeting
  • April 29, 2015 - Advisory group meeting: Report out/LDH Presentation
  • April-June, 2015 - Contract amendment drafting
  • July/August, 2015 - Member focus group meetings
  • Aug. 24 - Nov. 9, 2015 - Annual Open Enrollment for Bayou Health
  • Nov. 9, 2015 - Last Day to Pick a Bayou Health Plan before Auto-Assignment
  • Nov. 10 - Dec. 1, 2015 - Bayou Health Plans will mail Welcome Letters and new ID cards
  • Dec. 1, 2015 - Go-live for transition of specialized behavioral health care within Bayou Health
  • Feb. 26, 2016 - Last day for recipients to switch Bayou Health Plans before being locked-in for the rest of 2016 unless they can show good cause
  • Sept. - Nov., 2016 - Annual Open Enrollment for Bayou Health (opportunity to change plan without showing good cause)

*Additional timeline information will be added as made available.