If a home care agency needs to claim Medicaid in Louisiana, they need to be a certified HHA (Home Health Agency). The regulations usually vary in different states, which should be considered by the home care agency before applying for a reimbursement. The details of the regulations in the state can be checked through the Bureau of Licensing and Certification or state’s Department of Human Services.
Governing Body: Louisiana Department of Health
Medicaid in Louisiana is a wide-ranging health insurance program funded by the state and federal governments to provide health coverage to low-income individuals making less than 138% of the federal poverty level (FPL). The state Louisiana Medicaid program is also known as Healthy Louisiana (formerly Bayou Health).
The application process for accessing Medicaid for Louisiana residents is easy, and anyone can apply for the available Medicaid programs online by visiting Louisiana Medicaid Online Application (OLA).
Home care businesses require advanced solutions to integrate Medicaid into their services, and Caresmartz has been doing that across the states for home care agencies, private-duty care providers, and home care franchisors for several years. CareSmartz360 is a complete software solution to manage a home care business, and it supports all Medicaid payers, allowing businesses to focus on other operations and processes.
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