AC Seeks Public Comment on Agency 2015-16 Plan

The Advocacy Center of Louisiana wants to hear your thoughts on our planned work in the areas of healthcare/community integration, employment, education, access, rights protection, and more.

Upcoming Important Changes for All Medicaid Recipients

Changes for Medicaid recipients will take place on December 1, 2015, including: Medicaid-funded behavioral health services will be provided through Bayou Health plans; Bayou Health companies will begin covering non-emergency Medicaid transportation; and some groups who have previously been able to "opt out" of Bayou Health will be required to enroll.

UPDATE: State Postpones Electronic Visit Verification for Personal Care Workers

The state has postponed the implementation of Electronic Visit Verification (EVV), a new verification system for most Medicaid-funded personal care workers.

People of AC – Derenda Whitaker

Photo of Derenda Whitaker Meet AC Community Living Ombudsman Derenda Whitaker!

Voter Registration Deadline is September 23rd

On Saturday, October 24, 2015, voters across Louisiana will head to the polls to select a new Governor, Lieutenant Governor, and Secretary of State, as well as candidates for the Senate, House of Representatives, and local offices. To vote in this critical election, you must be registered by September 23, 2015. 

AC Files Suit Against Lafayette Eatery for Inaccessibility

Advocacy Center of Louisiana lawsuit alleges that Bisbano's Pizza Place fails to accommodate people with disabilities.