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Louisiana Provider Resources

Optum Network Manual

Clinical Criteria

Best Practice Guidelines

Coordination of Care (COC)

LA Medicaid ABA

Additional information and forms are available, including psych/neuropsych testing guidelines, credentialing plans, and Disability Solutions Manual, on the Provider Express Guidelines/Policies & Manuals and Optum Forms pages.

For the latest Health Plan Advisories related to the COVID-19 crisis and related changes to the offering of services, please visit the links below.  UHC guidance is reflective of the HPAs unless you have been otherwise notified.  

State-Level Resources




Louisiana Medicaid-Specific Resources

LA NILC Medicaid Roster Submission Form  - Please use this form to provide all necessary information needed to submit your roster of unlicensed or non-independently licensed clinicians (NILCs). Before submitting, verify that the NILCs have obtained individual NPI numbers and are ready to be registered with the UHC Community Plan. By initialing this document, you and the individual providers are attesting that all information is true and accurate and all requirements have been completed as identified in the Louisiana Department of Health  Behavioral Health Services Provider Manual.