Reports: Legislative

January 09, 2018
HCR 86 of the 2017 Regular Legislative Session, requests the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) to submit plans for implementing hospital payment reform within the Medicaid program.
December 29, 2017
The Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) submits the attached report in response to Act 311 of the 2013 Regular Session. Act 311 requests DHH to report to the House and Senate Committees on Health and Welfare the incidence and causes of all re-hospitalizations of infants born premature at less than thirty-seven weeks gestational age and who are within the first six months of life.
December 29, 2017
In response to HB 490/ACT 88 of the 2017 Regular Legislative Session, the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) submits the attached Year-End Report. This legislation creates the Advisory Council on Heroin and Opioid Prevention and Education (HOPE) to the Drug Policy Board and further requires the establishment of an Interagency Heroin and Opioid Coordination Plan to be submitted annually.
December 21, 2017
The annual Synar Report describes the progress Louisiana and other states have made in enforcing youth tobacco access laws and future plans to reduce youth tobacco access rates as required by the federal Public Health Service Act [42 U.S.C. 300x–26]. The law requires all states to have in effect a law making it unlawful for any manufacturer, retailer, or distributor of tobacco products to sell or distribute any such product to any individual under the age of 18, and to conduct random, unannounced inspections to ensure compliance with the law. States are required to report this information annually to the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP).
December 21, 2017
Petitions filed where the Department of Health and Hospitals is named as plaintiff.
December 20, 2017
As per Senate Resolution 163 of the 2017 Regular Legislative Session, the Louisiana Department of Health submits this monthly report on the Medicaid expansion population and the experience of other state Medicaid programs with work requirement and cost sharing initiatives.
December 15, 2017
The Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) Audit Update Report outlines ongoing and completed audits for SFY 2016 that have been, or are in the process of being conducted by the various auditing bodies.
December 05, 2017
The AMPAR report summarizes the activities of each agency relating to management and program analysis, outstanding accomplishments, areas of significant progress and specific management/operational issues that exist within each agency.
November 20, 2017
SR 163 of the 2017 Regular Session, urges the Louisiana Department of Health to provide a monthly report to include data for able-bodied Medicaid recipients with specified data elements in the categories of the Louisiana Medicaid expansion population, state waiver initiatives, and Medicaid expansion utilization.
October 12, 2017
In response to House Concurrent Resolution 8 of the 2017 Regular Legislative Session, LDH is required to publish on a quarterly basis a report on reimbursement enhancements paid to hospitals pursuant to the stabilization formula.