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Medicaid schedules public forums on future of managed care

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The Louisiana Department of Health is seeking public input as the State moves towards improving its Medicaid managed care program. Those who are interested in learning more about the department's plans are invited to attend the forums that are scheduled at seven locations throughout March.

The forums will allow participants to learn about, and provide input on, Medicaid's next Request for Proposals (RFP) for new Medicaid-managed care contracts. This competitive process will begin in early 2019. The meetings will be held at the following dates, locations and times:

March 8
New Orleans
Children's Hospital, Conference Center
210 State St.
6 pm to 8 pm 
 
March 14
Baton Rouge
Our Lady of the Lake, Main Auditorium
5000 Hennessy Blvd., Baton Rouge
6 pm to 8 pm
 
March 15
Lafayette 
Lafayette General Hospital, Administrative Office
920 W. Pinhook Road
6 pm to 8 pm
 
March 16
Lake Charles
Lake Charles Memorial Hospital, Sherman Conf. Center
1701 Oak Park Blvd.
11:30 am to 1:30 pm

March 22
Shreveport
Willis-Knighton Health System, WK Eye Institute North
1st Floor Auditorium
2611 Greenwood Road
11:30 am to 1:30 pm

March 22
Monroe
St. Francis Medical Center, Conference Center
418 Jackson St.
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

March 23
Alexandria
The Rapides Foundation Building
1101 4th St
11:30 am to 1:30 pm

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