Reports: Legislative

March 06, 2013
The Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) has prepared the attached report in response to SCR 111 of the 2012 Regular Session. SCR 111 directed DHH to consult with appropriate state entities and healthcare stakeholders based on the United Health Foundation’s America’s Health Rankings twenty-three measures and to prepare and submit a report to the Senate and House Committees on Health and Welfare that addresses raising Louisiana’s health ranking to thirty-fifth within the next ten years.
February 28, 2013
The Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) submits the attached report in response to HR 138 of the 2012 Regular Session. HR 138 requires DHH to submit a report to the House of Representatives regarding the feasibility of establishing a chronic disease database in Louisiana on Chronic Care Management in the Community.
February 14, 2013
The Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) submits the attached report in response to HCR 78 of the 2012 Regular Session. HCR 78 requests a report regarding the feasibility of requiring all high school and college athletes to be screened for early detection of heart disease.
February 07, 2013
The Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) submits the attached report in response to HCR 174 of the 2012 Regular Session. HCR 174 requests a report regarding the number of women in our workforce based on age, race and job category.
February 04, 2013
The Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) has prepared the attached report in response to HCR 161 of the 2012 Regular Session. HCR 161 requires DHH to study prospective changes to Louisiana statutes and policies which could reduce the incidence of fetal exposure to controlled dangerous substances and alcohol and provide its findings in the form of a report to the House Committee on Health and Welfare and the Senate Committee on Health and Welfare.
February 01, 2013
The Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) has prepared the attached report in response to HCR 96 of the 2012 Regular Session. HCR 96 requires DHH to submit a report to the House Committee on Health and Welfare and the Senate Committee on Health and Welfare regarding means to expand access to telehealth services in Louisiana.
February 01, 2013
In response to HCR 15 of the 2013 Regular Session, the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) submits the attached report concerning the most effective means by which to reduce the rate of suicide to the Senate and House Committees on Health and Welfare to comply with the provisions of the act.
January 28, 2013
HCR 112 requested the Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) to assess the viability of establishing public health research centers in medically underserved areas of Louisiana and provide a written report to the House Committee on Health and Welfare and the Senate Committee on Health and Welfare.
January 28, 2013
The Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) has prepared the attached report in response to HCR 52 of the 2012 Regular Session. This bill requires DHH to provide a written report to the legislature regarding the feasibility of establishing a breast milk bank at a hospital in Northeast Louisiana with a level three neonatal intensive care unit.
November 08, 2012
SR 119 of the 2011 Regular Session requested the Coordinated System of Care (CSoC) governance board and the Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) to report to the Senate Committee on Health and Welfare and the Senate Committee on Finance the status of efforts to implement the CSoC in Louisiana.