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Two Emergency Rules Released re: Medicaid

Thursday, March 12, 2015   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Tijonne Edmond
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The following Emergency Alerts were released on March 11, 2015:

Department of Health and Hospitals: Bureau of Health Services Financing - Medicaid Eligibility Provisional Medicaid Program (LAC 50:III.2305)

  • Released by the Department of Health and Hospitals
  • Effective March 20, 2015
  • The Provisional Medicaid Program provides Medicaid-only coverage to individuals who are aged or have a disability and meet income and resource requirements for supplemental security income (SSI) cash assistance.
  • Interested persons may submit written comments to J. Ruth Kennedy, Bureau of Health Services Financing, P.O. Box 91030, Baton Rouge, LA 70821-9030.
  • View the full Emergency Rule here.

 

Department of Health and Hospitals: Bureau of Health Services Financing - Medicaid Eligibility Modified Adjusted Gross Income (LAC 50:III.2327, 2529, 10307, and 10705)

  • Released by the Department of Health and Hospitals
  • Effective March 20, 2015
  • Mandates that Medicaid eligibility use the modified adjusted gross income (MAGI) methodology for eligibility determinations for certain eligibility groups.
  • Effective March 20, 2015, the Department of Health and Hospitals, Bureau of Health Services Financing amends the provisions of the April 20, 2014 Emergency Rule governing Medicaid eligibility.
  • Interested persons may submit written comments to J. Ruth Kennedy, Bureau of Health Services Financing, P.O. Box 91030, Baton Rouge, LA 70821-9030.
  • View the full Emergency Rule here.

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