September 21, 2011
Making Medicaid Better Newsletter 9.22.2011
September 08, 2011
This document pulls together the quality strategy components detailed in the administrative rules and the request for proposals (RFP) issued for the CCN program and serves to meet the requirements specified by the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 438.202, which requires the development and maintenance of a Medicaid Quality Strategy.
September 01, 2011
BATON ROUGE – The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals today announced that Magellan Health Services, Inc. is being recommended for the contract as the Statewide Management Organization (SMO) to operate the program that will provide behavioral health services to 100,000 adults and 50,000 children, including 2,500 with significant behavioral health challenges or co-occurring disorders who are in, or at, imminent risk of out-of-home placement.
August 19, 2011
The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals today announced that four companies have submitted proposals to become the Statewide Management Organization (SMO) for the state's Louisiana Behavioral Health Partnership and Coordinated System of Care (CSoC).
July 22, 2011
Making Medicaid Better Newsletter 7.22.2011
July 20, 2011
The purpose of this RFP is to solicit proposals from qualified and experienced proposers that provide Independent Verification & Validation (IV & V) services for MMIS enterprises and MMIS replacement projects. The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals seeks to obtain an IV&V contractor to perform two areas of IV & V services: the monitoring of operations of the existing MMIS, and IV & V services for the Design, Development and Implementation (DDI) of a replacement MMIS. The MMIS Replacement Project DDI is intended to replace the entire MMIS Enterprise including, but not limited to, claims processing, pharmacy point of sale (POS), data warehouse (MARS/DW), authorized services, and other support systems with a state-of-the-art, HIPAA compliant, rules-driven, on-line, real-time, web-based MMIS that is versatile in its architecture, structure, and code to support the evolving business needs of Louisiana’s Medicaid program. The IV&V Contractor will verify the DHH chosen solution meets business and technical requirements in order to obtain CMS Certification for the chosen MMIS Replacement.
July 15, 2011
Making Medicaid Better Newsletter 7.15.2011
July 13, 2011
Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals Secretary Bruce D. Greenstein today gathered with the Louisiana Hospital Association (LHA), the Louisiana State Medical Society (LSMS), the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and other Louisiana health care leaders at Woman’s Hospital to celebrate the 20 Louisiana hospitals that have demonstrated a commitment to healthier moms and babies through their participation in DHH’s 39-Week Initiative.
July 08, 2011
Twelve Entities Submit Proposals to Form Coordinated Care Networks Last week, the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals received proposals from 12 entities to establish Coordinated Care Networks (CCN), which will transform the state’s Medicaid program. Last Thursday, June 30, was the deadline qualified entities wanting to participate in the competitive procurement process (Request for Proposals) the State is using to select the networks to provide health services.