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La. Nursing Homes (2017)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2017-12-15

Duration: 00:07:25

Subjects: MEDICAID | Nursing Homes | Health Care


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Gautreaux, Kevin Producer
  • LeBlanc, Karen Interviewee
  • Berger, Mark Interviewee
  • Muhl, Andrew Interviewee
  • Alletto, Michelle Interviewee


This segment from the December 15, 2017, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features producer Kevin Gautreaux’s report on the recommendation from a recent Legislative Auditor’s report to change the Medicaid reimbursement rates for nursing homes in Louisiana. Gautreaux reports that Medicaid paid nearly $1 billion in reimbursements to Louisiana nursing homes in 2017. He interviews: Karen LeBlanc of the Louisiana Legislative Auditor’s office; Mark Berger of the Louisiana Nursing Home Association; Andrew Muhl of AARP Louisiana; and Michelle Alletto of the Louisiana Department of Health. Host: Andre Moreau