Louisiana’s HCBS system is housed in three different agencies – Office for Citizens with Developmental Disabilities, Office of Behavioral Health, and Office of Aging & Adult Services. Each has a transition plan.

Status of HCBS Settings Rule Transition Plan (STP)

Initial Approvals

April 4, 2018: CMS granted State Initial Approval Addendum of their Statewide Transition Plan (STP).

March 3, 2017: CMS granted State initial approval of their STP.

October 15, 2015: CMS notified State of Clarifications and/or Modifications required in order to receive Initial Approval (CMIA).

Draft STP Additions by Date

Office for Citizens with Developmental Disabilities:

Office of Behavioral Health:

Office of Aging & Adult Services:

Disability Advocacy Organization Comments on Draft STP

December 17, 2014: The Advocacy Center of Lousiana (now Disability Rights Louisiana) Comments

State Partners

Louisiana State University Human Development Center

Disability Rights Louisiana

Louisiana DD Council

This site is a work in progress and relies on national and state partners to help find and share information and resources. Have news or resources worth posting? Send them to hcbsadvocacy@gmail.com.

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