State Board of Medical Examiners

Acupuncture Advisory Committee Meeting

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, pursuant to LSA-R.S. 42:7(A), that the Acupuncture Advisory Committee, a Committee under the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners, State of Louisiana, shall convene a meeting of the Committee at 630 Camp Street, New Orleans, LA at 1:00 p.m., Friday, December 15, 2017.​ AGENDA



LDH EOC Health Alert Message

The Louisiana Department of Health - Emergency Operations Center has issued an emergency health alert message regarding an outbreak of gastrointestinal illness in Caldwell parish. Click HERE for more information.



Guidance re Act 76

Act 76 makes two important changes to the law governing health care practitioners who prescribe controlled dangerous substances. Click HERE for information for CDS Prescribers re Act 76 of the 2017 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature.



"Opioid Prescribing: A Provider Discussion" hosted by Medicaid

Dear Colleagues,

Louisiana Medicaid will host the March Lunch & Learn webinar for providers, “Opioid Prescribing: A Provider Discussion”, on Wednesday, March 29, at 12:00 – 1pm.  Please join us for this free educational, online webinar about opioid prescribing. 

Our featured topics include:

·         CDC Guidelines on Opioid Prescribing

·         Updates on Louisiana Medicaid Opioid Initiatives

Please register for this educational Lunch & Learn webinar, “Opioid Prescribing: A Provider Discussion” March 29, 2016, 12:00 NOON CST at: 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.  Note: Due to technology constraints, the webinar is limited to 100 attendees.  Early registration is encouraged.

Please forward to anyone who may be interested.  For more Information click HERE.



LA Medicaid's Town Hall Meetings

LA Medicaid is pleased to announce a series of town hall meetings to solicit input from medical providers in this state. Click here for more information.