Reports: Legislative

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.
January 23, 2018
HR 208 required this report be submitted to the House Committee on Health and Welfare by the Louisiana Bullying Awareness and Treatment Task force; charged with developing a comprehensive, coordinated plan to prevent bullying and address the mental health needs of youths who are victims of bullying as well as youths who are involved in bullying.
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 (LDH) 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 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 30, 2017
Annual reports from Louisiana's Medicaid program (Bureau of Health Services Financing).
October 09, 2017
The Department of Health submits a detailed monthly report to the Legislature that provides a comprehensive overview of Medicaid spending. The reports include projections for future revenues and expenditures for the given state fiscal year.