LDH/ Medicaid

New program pays for some employer-sponsored health insurance

New program pays for some employer-sponsored health insurance

Some workers with Medicaid may now find it affordable to join their employer-based plan Baton Rouge, La. (May 10, 2017) – Some Louisiana residents who are employed but currently receive their health care coverage under Medicaid may now be eligible for a program that...

Medicaid Monthly Financial Report-April 2017

Medicaid Monthly Financial Report-April 2017

The attached report shows the Louisiana Department of Health and the Medicaid program continue to project a surplus for the fiscal year. As of March 31, 2017, the anticipated surplus is $25.74 million in State General Funds. This memo provides a glance at Medicaid...

Opioids: The Problem and Challenge in Louisiana

Opioids: The Problem and Challenge in Louisiana

LDH launched a new resource page that includes valuable information surrounding opioids. Below are some of the available links, click here to view the page. Louisiana health leaders call on doctors to end overprescribing of opioids Naloxone Standing Order Free...

Fee for Service Medicaid Educational Alert

Fee for Service Medicaid Educational Alert

Provider Memo: Fee for Service Medicaid Educational Alert for Morphine Milligram Equivalence Limit at Point of Sale Effective May 1, 2017, the Louisiana Department of Health Pharmacy Program in conjunction with the Louisiana Medicaid Drug Utilization Review Board will...

LA Department of Health News

LA Department of Health News

Provider Memo: Fee for Service DME Pharmacy Requirements As of January 1, 2011, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services requires pharmacies enrolling in Medicare to either obtain DME accreditation or file for an accreditation exemption in order to provide DME...

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