Health Care

December 10, 2018

Understanding Medicaid in Louisiana

Louisiana Budget Project has created two new resources aimed at helping lawmakers, the media and the public better understand the state’s Medicaid program.
December 6, 2018

Louisiana has an opportunity to boost health outcomes for children

Louisiana has made great strides in providing health coverage for children in recent years. But the state still lags behind the rest of the country on some key quality measures, which could be improved with strategic policy changes.
December 4, 2018

Five points of clarification on recent Louisiana Medicaid audit

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The Louisiana Legislative Auditor’s recent review of Medicaid eligibility determinations caught the attention of journalists, the Legislature and political pundits. But the audit findings were more nuanced than the headlines suggest, and a careful reading of the audit report reveals findings that aren’t as salacious as conservative critics would have you think.Read more...

November 8, 2018

Louisiana leaders denounce ACA lawsuit

BATON ROUGE – A group of health care, nonprofit and community leaders is urging Attorney General Jeff Landry to withdraw Louisiana from a lawsuit that seeks repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and its protections for people with pre-existing conditions.Read more...