RULEMAKING: Medicaid - Notices of Intent

September 11, 2017
Amends the provisions governing the Supports Waiver in order to implement a tiered waiver allocation process which establishes one Request for Services Registry for all OCDD waivers and is centered on needs-based assessments and person-centered planning.
September 11, 2017
Amends the provisions governing the Residential Options Waiver (ROW) in order to: 1) implement a tiered waiver allocation process which establishes one Request for Services Registry for all OCDD waivers; 2) allow a one-time transfer of individuals with an OCDD statement of approval to be transitioned from OAAS’s Community Choices Waiver and Adult Day Healthcare Waiver wait list to the OCDD wait list; 3) change the entrance age requirement; 4) clarify priority groups; and 5) change the rate methodology for support coordination service from a unit rate to monthly flat rate billing.
September 11, 2017
Amends the provisions governing the New Opportunities Waiver (NOW) in order to: 1) implement a tiered waiver allocation process which establishes one Request for Services Registry for all OCDD waivers and is centered on needs-based assessments and person-centered planning; 2) change the participant age requirement; 3) address and define priority groups; 4) require that a NOW opportunity be allocated only when other OCDD Waivers will not support the participant; 5) eliminate the inactive status for NOW registry; and 6) eliminate reserve capacity groups.
September 11, 2017
Amends the provisions governing the Children’s Choice Waiver in order to: 1) implement a tiered waiver allocation process which establishes one Request for Services Registry for all OCDD waivers and is centered on needs-based assessments; and 2) increase the age of the participant to 21.
September 11, 2017
Amends the provisions governing applied behavior analysis (ABA)-based therapy services in order to clarify and properly format these provisions in a clear and concise manner in the Louisiana Administrative Code.
August 15, 2017
Amends the provisions governing level of care pathways in order to further clarify these provisions.
August 11, 2017
Continues the provisions of the July 1, 2017 Emergency Rule which amended 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.
August 11, 2017
Amends the provisions governing the New Opportunities Waiver in order to align language with the current approved waiver application, incorporate federal home and community-based settings requirements and clarify current policy.
August 11, 2017
Amends the provisions governing the licensing standards for home and community-based services providers in order to further clarify and correct the formatting of these provisions to assure that these provisions are promulgated in a clear and concise manner in the Louisiana Administrative Code.
August 11, 2017
Adopts provisions governing the licensing of adult brain injury facilities in order to comply with the directives of Act 245 of the 2005 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature.