Reports: Legislative

February 19, 2018
The Louisiana Children’s Health Insurance Program (LaCHIP) is an optional Medicaid program that provides healthcare coverage to uninsured children up to age 19 and enrollees in the LaCHIP Unborn Option (Phase IV) which provides prenatal care services, from conception to birth, for low income uninsured mothers who are not otherwise eligible for Medicaid.
February 19, 2018
In response to SB 305 of the 2003 Regular Session, LDH is required to submit certain information regarding the Medicaid Buy-In Program to the legislature, including the status of the buy-in program, a report relative to the estimated value of the state, federal and FICA taxes paid by the participants in the buy-in program, and any recommendations for expanding coverage in the buy-in program.
February 16, 2018
In accordance with ACT 186 of the 2016 Regular Legislative Session, the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) submits the attached report. ACT 186 requested the Louisiana Obesity Prevention and Management Commission to update the legislature on the commission’s progress toward full implementation of services and programs in the state to increase prevention and management of the disease of obesity in adults and children.
February 16, 2018
In response to House Resolution 177 of the 2017 Regular Legislative Session, the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) is required to study and report its findings on the desirability and feasibility of increasing the minimum age to purchase tobacco products in Louisiana to twenty-one.
February 16, 2018
House Concurrent Resolution 58 of the 2017 Legislative Session requested the Bureau of Family Health of The Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) to work in conjunction with the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) and the State’s Child Death Review Committee (CDRC) to evaluate the feasibility and desirability of implementing a "baby box" program as a means to promote safe sleep among families with newborns and thereby reduce infant mortality and report its findings to the House Committee on Health and Welfare and the Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
February 15, 2018
In accordance with ACT 401 of the 2014 Regular Legislative Session, the Department of Health (LDH) submits the attached report which contains the list of administrative rulemaking promulgated by the program offices within DHH.
February 09, 2018
The Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) submits the attached interim report regarding the collaborative effort to study and evaluate the conditions of drinking water systems throughout the State of Louisiana.
February 02, 2018
The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) submits the attached 2012 annual report for the Traumatic Head and Spinal Cord Injury Trust Fund Program in accordance with LA R.S. 46:2633.
February 02, 2018
HR 181 urges and requests the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) to study the desirability and feasibility of adopting a state policy to provide for the review of prescription drug prices and rebates in the medical assistance program, known commonly as Medicaid. HR 181 requests LDH to submit a report of its findings, and recommendations to the House Committee on Health and Welfare.
January 29, 2018
HR 155 urges the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) to study certain tax-related and health-related issues associated with electronic cigarettes and other vapor products, and to report the findings of the study to the House Committee on Ways and Means and the House Committee on Health and Welfare.