RULEMAKING: Medicaid - Emergency Rules

July 10, 2018
Amends the provisions governing the reimbursement methodology for nursing facilities in order to adopt provisions governing the transition of a private nursing facility to a state-owned or operated nursing facility through a change of ownership.
July 10, 2018
Amends the provisions governing healthcare services provider fees in order to calculate, levy and collect an assessment for each assessed hospital, with the exception of facilities prohibited from participating in the Medicare Program and to increase provider fees for emergency ground ambulance service providers.
July 10, 2018
Amends the provisions governing disproportionate share hospital (DSH) payments for major medical centers in order to establish qualification criteria and a DSH payment methodology for large private hospitals located in the southwestern area of the state (LDH Region 4) which provide specialized intensive care burn units.
June 13, 2018
Rescinds all of the July 1, 2018 Emergency Rules which reduced the Medicaid reimbursement rates for designated services and terminated certain programs and services.
May 08, 2018
Repeals the provisions governing the Pediatric Day Health Care Program in order to terminate these services.
May 08, 2018
Amends the provisions governing the reimbursement methodology for nursing facility services in order to eliminate payments for leave of absence days for patients who are on leave due to hospitalization or visits to home and/or family members.
May 08, 2018
Amends the provisions governing the reimbursement methodology for nursing facilities in order to suspend the provisions of LAC 50:II.Chapter 200 governing the rebasing methodology and trending requirements for nursing facility rates and to impose provisions to ensure that the current rates in effect do not increase for the SFY 2018-2019 rating period.
May 08, 2018
Repeals the provisions of the March 20, 1986 Rule governing Medicaid Eligibility for recipients of long-term care and home and community-based services in order to terminate the optional Medicaid Special Income Level eligibility group coverage.
May 08, 2018
Repeals the provisions governing the Provisional Medicaid Program in order to terminate this optional Medicaid program.
May 08, 2018
Repeals all of the provisions governing the Medically Needy Program (MNP), including Spend-Down MNP, in order to terminate this optional Medicaid program.