|Posted on 5/8/2018 9:42:00 AM.|
Letters are set to go out on Thursday to 37,000 Medicaid recipients informing them they could lose their benefits, because of a lack of state funding. About 20,000 of those live in nursing homes. Louisiana Department of Health Deputy Secretary Michelle Alletto says anyone who receives the letter needs to apply for other programs.
|regular session, budget, fiscal cliff, Louisiana, nursing homes|
|Posted on 11/21/2017 3:00:00 AM.|
A state audit finds that the Louisiana Department of Health is not calculating Medicaid rates for nursing facilities accurately. Louisiana Legislative Office Director of Performance Audits Karen LeBlanc says they discovered 19.7 million dollars the state could have saved this past year was spent on patients not covered by Medicaid.
|Louisiana Legislative Audit, nursing homes, Karen LeBlanc|