RULEMAKING: Medicaid - Notices of Intent

March 15, 2016
Adopts provisions to establish a Medicaid asset verification process to verify the assets of aged, blind or disabled applicants for, and recipients of, Medicaid benefits. The proposed Rule will serve to establish the internal procedures for verifying assets, but will not have a direct impact on Medicaid enrollment or eligibility.
March 15, 2016
Amends the provisions governing hospital licensing standards in order to align these provisions with current standards of practice and staffing guidelines.
March 15, 2016
Amends the provisions governing the Supports Waiver in order to clarify the reimbursement methodology, remove language that provides historical information pertaining to the rate reimbursement and revise terminology associated with Supports Waiver reimbursements.
March 15, 2016
Amends the provisions governing the Residential Options Waiver in order to clarify the reimbursement methodology, remove language that provides historical information pertaining to the rate reimbursement and revised the terminology associated with ROW reimbursements.
March 15, 2016
Amends the provisions governing the home and community-based services waivers in order to further clarify the reimbursement methodology.
March 15, 2016
Amends the provisions governing the New Opportunities Waiver in order to clarify the reimbursement methodology, remove language that provides historical information pertaining to the rate reimbursement, and revise terminology associated with New Opportunities Waiver reimbursements.
March 15, 2016
Amends the provisions governing the Community Choices Waiver in order to further clarify the reimbursement methodology, remove language that provides historical information pertaining to the rate reimbursement and revise the terminology associated with Community Choices Waiver reimbursements.
March 15, 2016
Amends the provisions governing the Children’s Choice Waiver in order to further clarify the reimbursement methodology, remove language that provides historical information pertaining to rate reimbursement and revise the terminology associated with Children’s Choice Waiver reimbursements.
March 15, 2016
Repeals and replaces the provisions governing recipient appeals and fair hearings in the May 20, 1996 Rule in order to update the provisions to be consistent with current operations, and to repromulgate the provisions in a clear and concise manner for inclusion in the Louisiana Administrative Code.
February 11, 2016
Adopts provisions in the Medicaid Program to: 1) expand Medicaid coverage to individuals from age 19 to 65 years old at or below 133 percent of the Federal Poverty Level with a 5 percent income disregard as provided in 42 CFR 435.119; 2) implement a Secretary-approved coverage option which incorporates the benefits and services covered under the Medicaid State Plan, including the essential health benefits as provided in §1302(b) of ACA; 3) use the Basic Blue Cross/Blue Shield Preferred Provider Option offered through the Federal Employees Health Benefit program as the state’s benchmark benefit package; and 4) establish provisions for the use of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) option for streamlined enrollment of SNAP recipients who meet eligibility requirements for the new adult group.