Louisiana

State of State speeches provide governors with an opportunity to highlight recent policy successes as well as outline key plans and issue areas of focus for the coming year. These speeches are generally strong indicators of governors’ main priorities and sometimes also include specific proposal suggestions and funding recommendations for deliberation by legislatures. Currently, 31 […]

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  • State Health Policy Blog

    State Medicaid Expansion Plans: 2015 Recap and 2016 Possibilities

    As 2015 comes to a close, Medicaid expansion activity in states has not slowed down. Currently, 30 states and the District of Columbia have expanded Medicaid, and six of these states have chosen to pursue waivers to implement alternative versions of expansion. As the new year approaches, a number of additional states are considering options […]

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  • Louisiana – Medical Homes

    Act 243 of the 2007 Regular Legislative Session, known as the Health Care Reform Act of 2007, directed the state to develop and implement a medical home system of care called Louisiana Health First. The law further stipulated that the medical home system incorporate health information technology (HIT) and quality measures to increase access, improve quality, […]

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    April 1, 2014 | Filed under: Louisiana

  • Louisiana

    In Louisiana:   Medicaid services are delivered primarily through a primary care case management (PCCM) program called Bayou Health, which enrolls beneficiaries into one of five managed care Health Plans. Each of the five Health Plans that have contracts with Bayou Health to provide Medicaid services are accountable to the Louisiana Department of Health and […]

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    November 5, 2013 | Filed under: Louisiana

  • Louisiana 2014 CHIP Fact Sheet

    2014 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Louisiana 2012 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Louisiana 2010 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Louisiana 2008 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Louisiana Additional States’ CHIP Fact Sheets… Adobe Acrobat .PDF printable versions of the Louisiana NASHP CHIP Fact Sheets Key Highlights: Program Type: Louisiana operates a combination CHIP program, […]

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    December 6, 2012 | Filed under: Louisiana

  • Louisiana

    Under Bayou Health, a Medicaid managed care program implemented in early 2012, Louisiana is implementing two new managed care models: A prepaid risk bearing managed care organizations model, and A coordinated care network with a shared savings model (CCN-S) The coordinated care network with a shared savings model meets NASHPs set of three core characteristics […]

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    August 21, 2012 | Filed under: Louisiana

  • Louisiana

    No HIE Strategic Plan available yet.

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    April 5, 2010 | Filed under: Louisiana