In compliance with CMS requirements, the department is posting the Community  Choices Waiver amendment (LA.0866.R01.01) for public comment February 20, 2018 through March 22, 2018. CMS regulations require the Louisiana Department of Health to actively engage the public and give program participants, advocates, providers and other community stakeholders the opportunity to provide input regarding changes made to current waiver applications prior to the submission of final versions to CMS.

An electronic copy of the entire amendment may be viewed here: 

DRAFT-Community Choices Waiver Amendment


A hard copy of the amendment may be requested by calling the OAAS Help Line at 1-866-758-5035, and it is available for viewing at the OAAS Regional Offices located throughout the state.

The OAAS Regional Offices in your region can be found at: 

Interested persons may submit written comments to:


Office of Aging and Adult Services

P.O. Box 2031 (Bin #14)

Baton Rouge, LA  70821-2031


or by email to


The deadline for receipt of all written comments is March 22, 2018 by 4:30 p.m.