RULEMAKING: Medicaid - Notices of Intent

December 14, 2015
Continues the provisions of the November 1, 2012 Emergency Rule which amended the provisions governing inpatient hospital services to establish supplemental Medicaid payments to non-state (private) owned hospitals in order to encourage them to take over the operation and management of state-owned and operated hospitals that have terminated or reduced services.
December 14, 2015
Continues the provisions of the July 1, 2015 Emergency Rule which amended the provisions governing reimbursement for inpatient hospital services in order to reinstate reimbursements for costs incurred in the purchase of blood products for certain Medicaid recipients diagnosed with, and receiving inpatient treatment for, hemophilia.
December 14, 2015
Continues the provisions of the November 1, 2012 and March 2, 2013 Emergency Rules which amended the provisions governing outpatient hospital services to establish supplemental Medicaid payments to non-state owned hospitals in order to encourage them to take over the operation and management of state-owned hospitals that have terminated or reduced services.
December 14, 2015
Amends the provisions governing the Direct Service Worker (DSW) Registry in order to revise and clarify these provisions to align the DSW Registry Rule with R.S. 40:2179-40:2179.1.
November 12, 2015
Continues the provisions of the March 20, 2015 Emergency Rule which amended the provisions of the August 20, 2014 Emergency Rule in order to revise the formatting of these provisions to ensure that these provisions are appropriately promulgated in a clear and concise manner.
November 12, 2015
Continues the provisions of the September 1, 2014 Emergency Rule which amended the provisions governing reimbursement for emergency medical aircraft transportation in order to increase the rates for services originating in rural areas.
November 12, 2015
Continues the provisions of the October 1, 2014 Emergency Rule which amended the provisions governing the reimbursement methodology for ICFs/ID to establish reimbursement for complex care services provided to Medicaid recipients residing in non-state ICFs/ID.
November 12, 2015
Continues the provisions of the October 4, 2014 Emergency Rule which amended the provisions governing the reimbursement methodology for inpatient hospital services rendered by children’s specialty hospitals to revise the reimbursement methodology and establish outlier payment provisions.
October 13, 2015
Amends the provisions governing the reimbursement methodology for nursing facilities in order to establish supplemental Medicaid payments for qualifying nursing facilities, owned or operated by a non-state governmental organization (NSGO), that have entered into an agreement with the department to participate.
October 13, 2015
Amends the provisions governing the Residential Options Waiver (ROW) to create a reserved capacity group to allow individuals with developmental disabilities who receive services in the Community Choices Waiver or the Adult Day Health Care Waiver programs to transition into the ROW.