Join us in talking about racism and its impact on health
At Healthy Blue, we are committed to addressing racism in our society through open discussions about trauma, injustice, and inequality. These conversations are critical to improving the wellbeing of all Americans and the communities in which we live and serve.
Provider notification of member reassignment
Effective beginning with Healthy Blue’s fourth quarter 2021 enrollee reassignment cycle, member lists will be available via Healthy Blue’s secure provider website and will no longer be distributed via email.
Changes to durable medical equipment, pediatric day health care, home health, rehabilitation and personal care services, pharmacy and other services requiring prior authorization due to Hurricane Ida (Sept.13, 2021)
On August 26, 2021, Governor John Bel Edwards declared a state of emergency ahead of Hurricane Ida, as significant impact to the state was expected. These policy changes are effective August 27, 2021, and are applicable for the listed parishes only.
Louisiana Department of Health Memo: Pharmacists Authority to Dispense Prescriptions in an Emergency (Sept. 7, 2021)
The Louisiana Board of Pharmacy reminded pharmacists about Section 519 of the Board's rules, titled State of Emergency that has been activated and is now in effect.
Louisiana Department of Health Hurricane Ida Provider Assistance FAQs (Sept. 7, 2021)
FAQs for providers.
Submit and inquire about behavioral health prior authorizations through ICR on Availity
The preferred method to submit behavioral health authorization requests is through the Interactive Care Reviewer (ICR) via the Availity Portal.
Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) communications