RULEMAKING: Medicaid - Emergency Rules

November 13, 2017
Rescinds the provisions of the October 16, 2017 Emergency Rule which amended the provisions governing the Facility Need Review (FNR) Program in order to: 1) adopt provisions for FNR approval for behavioral health services (BHS) providers that apply for licensure to provide psychosocial rehabilitation and/or community psychiatric support and treatment services; and 2) provide grandfather provisions for BHS providers who are licensed as of October 16, 2017, or have submitted an application for licensure prior to October 16, 2017.
October 13, 2017
Rescinds the September 21, 2017 Emergency Rule which amended the provisions governing laboratory and radiology services to terminate coverage and reimbursement of proton beam radiation therapy rendered to recipients 21 years of age and older.
October 13, 2017
Amends the provisions governing laboratory and radiology services to terminate coverage and reimbursement of proton beam radiation therapy for recipients 21 years of age and older.
October 11, 2017
Amends the provisions governing reimbursement for public facilities in order to extend the period of transitional rates for large facilities that provide continuous nursing coverage to medically fragile populations for an additional year.
October 11, 2017
Amends the provisions of the August 5, 2017 Emergency Rule governing inpatient hospital services in order to clarify the legislatively mandated requirements for Office of Public Health newborn screenings governed by these provisions.
October 11, 2017
Amends the provisions governing the FNR Program in order to: 1) adopt provisions for FNR approval for behavioral health services (BHS) providers that apply for licensure to provide psychosocial rehabilitation and/or community psychiatric support and treatment services; and 2) provide grandfather provisions for BHS providers who are licensed as of October 16, 2017, or have submitted an application for licensure prior to October 16, 2017.
August 15, 2017
Amends the provisions governing hospital services in order to establish Medicaid reimbursement to the Office of Public Health for newborn screenings provided in an acute care inpatient hospital setting, and to ensure that these provisions are promulgated in a clear and concise manner in the Louisiana Administrative Code.
July 11, 2017
Amends the provisions governing the reimbursement methodology for nursing facilities in order to suspend the provisions of LAC 50:II.Chapter 200 and to impose provisions to ensure that the current rates in effect do not increase for the SFY 2018 rating period.
June 12, 2017
Amends the provisions of the March 2, 2017 Emergency Rule governing the reimbursement methodology for inpatient hospital services which amended the provisions of the March 1, 2017 Emergency Rule which eliminated the pool for supplemental payments for graduate medical education in order to make technical revisions to ensure that the provisions are appropriately formatted in the Louisiana Administrative Code.
May 10, 2017
Amends the provisions governing the Professional Services Program in order to revise the reimbursement methodology for services rendered by physicians and other professional services practitioners employed by, or under contract to provide services in affiliation with a state-owned or operated entity.