Medicaid

May 25, 2012
Medicaid and LaCHIP Recipients in Southwest, Central and North Louisiana Have Until May 29 to Select a Health Plan for June 1 Go-Live Date Eligible Medicaid and LaCHIP recipients in Geographic Service Area C, the last part of the state to transition to BAYOU HEALTH, who have not yet selected a Health Plan have until Tuesday, May 29 at 5 p.m. Central Daylight Time to choose a Health Plan and be enrolled in that Plan effective for the go-live date of June 1.
May 18, 2012
Today, Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals Secretary Bruce D. Greenstein recognized outgoing Medicaid Director Don Gregory for his 36 years of public service and named Ruth Kennedy the department’s next Medicaid Director.
May 09, 2012
DHH is offering special recognition to its nursing staff during National Nurses Week, May 6-12, a week set aside to honor all of America’s 3.1 million registered nurses, including the more than 54,000 nurses in Louisiana.
April 25, 2012
The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals' Health Standards Section has moved to a new State Office in downtown Baton Rouge.
April 24, 2012
Today, the Department of Health and Hospitals Secretary Bruce D. Greenstein announced the members of the BAYOU HEALTH Quality Committee.
April 13, 2012
The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals is not moving forward with the final phase of a new Medicaid check write schedule, which would have pushed Medicaid claims payments toward an approximately 21-day cycle by the start of the new fiscal year. Medicaid claims will continue being paid on the current 14-day schedule.
March 30, 2012
The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals launches the second phase of its historic transformation of the Medicaid program April 1, as the second Geographic Service Area (GSA) of the State goes live with BAYOU HEALTH, an improved Medicaid health care service delivery program.
March 27, 2012
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March 06, 2012
DHH Continues Daily BAYOU HEALTH Provider/Stakeholder Calls Monday –Friday from Noon to 1 PM Providers can participate in daily BAYOU HEALTH calls to get more information about the program as it is implemented across the state. The toll-free number to call is 1-888-278-0296, and the Access Code is 729 9088#. It is not necessary to pre-register, and any interested provider can participate from noon to 1 p.m. on weekdays.