Office of the Secretary

February 04, 2011
Today, Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals Secretary Bruce D. Greenstein joined leaders across the world in highlighting World Cancer Day, an effort by the World Health Organization (WHO) to raise awareness about cancer prevalence and emphasize the importance of preventive measures that can reduce the risk of cancer death.
January 04, 2011
BATON ROUGE – The Department of Health and Hospitals learned late Monday that the state will have to repay $239.5 million to the federal government for overpayments the agency made to fund LSU hospitals between 1996 and 2007.
January 04, 2011
BATON ROUGE - The Department of Health and Hospitals Secretary Bruce D. Greenstein announced today the appointment of Kathy Kliebert as deputy secretary of the department upon the departure of Anthony Keck.
December 22, 2010
Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals Secretary Bruce D. Greenstein today announced that acclaimed Louisiana Chef John Besh will join DHH's New Media Initiative as a guest on the Department's blog, www.myhealthla.org, for the next three months where he will be sharing healthy Louisiana-inspired recipes.
December 07, 2010
The Department of Health and Hospitals Secretary Bruce D. Greenstein today reiterated the urgent need to reform Medicaid in the wake of the release of America's Health Rankings from the United Health Foundation.
December 03, 2010
Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals Secretary Bruce D. Greenstein will begin a statewide tour next week, meeting with citizens and health care providers to continue the department’s dialogue about how to make Medicaid better through managing the health care of recipients.
November 19, 2010
Louisiana Medicaid will launch a revised Enhanced Primary Care Case Management (PCCM) Program on Jan. 1 to better connect payments to physicians who meet key indicators of effective health care management.
November 17, 2010
Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals Secretary Bruce D. Greenstein today joined the March of Dimes, Rep. Regina Barrow and other key stakeholders for prematurity awareness day to announce steps the Department is taking to reduce the rate of premature births in Louisiana.
November 15, 2010
Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals Secretary Bruce D. Greenstein today announced a series of statewide and regional forums to further the dialogue with citizens and stakeholders on how to make Medicaid better by managing the health care of recipients.