Current as of: 2009
The secretary of the Department of Health and Hospitals shall establish a long term home health care program which shall provide long term home health care to persons otherwise eligible for Title XXI services who would require placement in a hospital or nursing home if such long term home health care were not available. Such care shall be provided in the person's own home or in the home of a responsible relative or other responsible adult and may include but not be limited to nursing care, physical therapy, speech therapy, medical and social services, home health aid services, instructional guidance, pharmaceutical services, medical appliances and equipment, case management, respite care, personal care, adult day health, homemaker services, habilitation services, and such other community-based and in-home services which may be provided under a waiver granted pursuant to R.S. 40:2477. In order to carry out the provisions of this Chapter, the secretary shall promulgate rules, regulations, and minimum standards in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Act.
Added by Acts 1982, No. 715, §1.Prev | Next
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