Medicaid Quality Committee


 Marcus Bachhuber, MD
 Jeanne Abadie
 Robert Barsley, DDS, JD
 Justin Bennett, NP
 Joseph Biggio Jr., MD, MS
 Alexander Billioux, MD
 Gerrelda Davis, MBA
 Yvonne Domingue, MS, RN
 Michael Giorlando, DDS
 Representative Frank Hoffman
 Pam Hearn, MD
 Larry Humble, PharmD, PhD
 James Hussey, MD
 Mark Keiser, MD
 Lyn Kieltyka, PhD
 Julie Morial, MD
 Senator Fred Mills, Jr.
 Mary Noel
 Raymond Poliquit, MD
 Charles Powers, MD
 Madhavi Rajulapalli, MD
 Floyd Roberts, Jr., MD
 Tara Roberts, PT
 Joe Rosier
 Bryan Sibley, MD
 Steve Spedale, MD, FAAP
 Shelia Sterling, LMSW
 John Vanchiere, MD
 Marcus Wallace, MD
 Rodney Wise, MD

The purpose of the Medicaid Quality Committee of the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) is to provide focus and direction for activities that assure access and utilization of quality, evidence-based healthcare that is designed to meet the health needs of all Louisiana Medicaid recipients through:

  1. Creating and sustaining a vibrant evaluation process for Louisiana Medicaid that is based on integrity, accountability, and transparency;
  2. Offering expertise and experience of Committee members to recommend improvements to Louisiana Medicaid that will serve to better meet the healthcare needs of recipients in a cost efficient manner;
  3. Sharing Committee recommendations with recipients, providers and policy leaders; and
  4. Forming subcommittees to address specific areas of care, as needed.


Upcoming Events

Quality Committee Meeting
November 16, 2018

628 N. 4th Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Bienville Bldg Room 118

Medicaid 2019 Quality Committee Schedule

February 15, 2019

May 17, 2019

August 16, 2019

November 15, 2019


Meeting Materials & Minutes
August 17, 2018 Agenda
ED Utilization Presentation
May 18, 2018 Agenda
Meeting Minutes
Prematurity Improvement Presentation
MCO RFP White Paper
February 16, 2018 Agenda
Meeting Minutes
Dr. Gershanik's Presentation
ED Medicaid Quality Report
November 17, 2017 Agenda
Meeting Minutes
2017 Hedis Results Compared to Quality Compass
Parity Presentation
August 18, 2017 Agenda
Meeting Minutes
May 19, 2017 Agenda
Meeting Minutes
February 17, 2017 Agenda
Meeting Minutes
September 9, 2016 Agenda
June 10, 2016 Agenda
March 11, 2016 Agenda
December 14, 2015 Agenda
September 11, 2015 Agenda
June 19, 2015 Agenda
March 27, 2015 Agenda
December 15, 2014 Agenda
Septemer 12, 2014 Agenda
July 11, 2014 Agenda


Louisiana Medicaid Quality Performance Measures (Attachment E)
Medicaid Quality Town Hall Results
Quality Committee Bylaws *Updated*
Quality Subcommittee Application
Town Hall Meeting Flyer
Letter to Committee Regarding 2017 Meeting Dates


Contact Information