Reports: Legislative

March 01, 2018
Monitoring the health status of a population is an essential step in evaluating the effectiveness of various health programs and in developing programmatic policy for the future. Monitoring the status of a population relative to certain health indicators over a number of years is an especially effective tool for health planning. Act 985 of the 1995 Louisiana Regular Legislative Session, enacting R.S. 40:1300.71, requires that the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals annually prepare a report card relative to health and health-related issues.
February 20, 2018
In response to the reporting requirements set forth in Revised Statue 28:772 Regional Funding of Addictive Disorder Services through Federal Block Grant Money Obtained by the State, Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) submits the attached Annual Report. RS 28:772 directed LDH to report to the Legislature listing the contractors and the amounts such contractors received for the provision of regional addictive disorder services and services provided through grants which were received through application by the department or a regional office of the department.
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.