RULEMAKING: Medicaid - Redeclared Emergency Rules

March 10, 2017
Continues the provisions of the April 1, 2015 Emergency Rule which amended the provisions governing long-term personal care services (LT-PCS) in order to adopt requirements which mandate that LT-PCS providers must utilize the electronic visit verification (EVV) system designated by the department for automated scheduling, time and attendance tracking, and billing for long-term personal care services.
March 10, 2017
Continues the provisions of the July 20, 2016 Emergency Rule which amended the provisions of the August 1, 2015 Emergency Rule to establish upper payment limits for supplemental payments to private intermediate care facilities entering into a cooperative endeavor agreement with the department to provide a privately operated living setting to residents discharging from Pinecrest Supports and Services Center.
March 10, 2017
Continues the provisions of the April 1, 2015 Emergency Rule which amended the provisions governing the Community Choices Waiver in order to adopt requirements which mandate that providers of personal assistant services must utilize the electronic visit verification (EVV) system designated by the department for automated scheduling, time and attendance tracking, and billing for certain home and community-based services.
March 10, 2017
Continues the provisions of the December 3, 2016 Emergency Rule which amended the provisions governing outpatient abortion clinics in order to comply with the provisions of Acts 97, 563 and 593 of the 2016 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature.
February 13, 2017
Continues the provisions of the November 20, 2014 Emergency Rule which adopted provisions to establish the Recovery Audit Contractor program.
January 12, 2017
Continues the provisions of the February 22, 2014 Emergency Rule which assures compliance with the technical requirements of R.S. 49:953, and continues the provisions of the October 1, 2013 Emergency Rule governing the Pharmacy Benefits Management Program which established provisions for the Medicaid Program’s participation in The Optimal PDL $olution (TOP$) State Supplemental Rebate Agreement Program.
January 12, 2017
Continues the provisions of the October 1, 2014 Emergency Rule which rescinded the provisions of the November 1, 2012 Emergency Rule governing the reimbursement methodology for services rendered in the Pharmacy Benefits Management Program, and returned to the reimbursement rates in effect on September 5, 2012 which is consistent with the currently approved Medicaid State Plan.
January 12, 2017
Continues the provisions of the February 12, 2015 Emergency Rule which amended the provisions governing the reimbursement methodology for outpatient hospital services rendered by non-rural, non-state hospitals in order to adopt a supplemental payment methodology for services provided by hospitals located in LDH Administrative Region 8 in the Monroe area.
January 12, 2017
Continues the provisions of the February 12, 2015 Emergency Rule which amended the provisions governing outpatient hospital services rendered by non-rural, non-state hospitals in order to adopt a supplemental payment methodology for services provided by hospitals located in the Baton Rouge area.
January 12, 2017
Continues the provisions of the February 12, 2015 Emergency Rule which adopted a supplemental payment methodology for outpatient hospital services rendered by children’s specialty hospitals in the New Orleans area.