Reports: Legislative

October 05, 2017
In response to ACT 96 of the 2013 Regular Legislative Session, the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) submits the attached response. Act 96 directed DHH to conduct a review and identify any legislation which has been implemented and has been operational for at least six months in the prior year that affects the department, its revenue, agencies, or other entities under its control and has a fiscal impact which as increased by the amount of one million dollars or more over the amount of the fiscal note as the bill was enacted.
August 16, 2017
In response to the reporting requirements set forth in R.S. 39:198 and ACT 539 of the 2010 Regular Session of the Legislature, Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) submits the attached memorandum and accompanying documents relative to the Calendar Year 2017 extension of the contract for fiscal intermediary services between the Department of Health (LDH) and Molina Information Systems.
July 27, 2017
SB 337 of the 2008 Regular Session required DHH to provide that as a condition of payment of uncompensated care costs, all state and non-state hospitals and other health care facilities, excluding rural hospitals included in the Rural Hospital Preservation Act, report to DHH patient specific data on the amount and type of uncompensated care provided and all requested data on the amount and type of other services and activities financed by uncompensated care payments. The bill further directs DHH to provide a quarterly summary of reported information to the governor and to the legislature.
July 26, 2017
HCR 51 of the 2016 Regular Legislative Session requires the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) to submit a report to the Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget at least thirty days prior to submission of any documentation to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) relative to obtaining approval to implement the hospital assessment outlined in the resolution.
July 06, 2017
The charge of Act 158 of the 2015 Regular Legislative Session was to provide transparency relative to Medicaid managed care programs. Within the Office of Behavioral Health (OBH), this involves the Coordinated System of Care (CSoC) program.
April 12, 2017
In accordance with House Concurrent Resolution 87 of the 2016 Regular Legislative Session the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) submits the attached report. House Concurrent Resolution 87 requested LDH study whether the effects of an abortion induced with drugs or chemicals can be reversed, and report the findings and recommendations.
March 31, 2017
HCR 113 of the 2016 Legislature established the Louisiana Commission on Preventing Opioid Abuse and charged the commission to study and make recommendations regarding measures that can be taken to tackle prescription opioid and heroin abuse and addiction in Louisiana.
March 08, 2017
The Louisiana Department of Health submits this report on Accountable Care Organizations (ACO) and the experience of state Medicaid programs with ACOs throughout the country.
February 22, 2017
Annual Report as to the state of public water systems across Louisiana in response to ACT 573/SB75 of the 2014 Regular Legislative Session of the Louisiana Legislature.
January 31, 2017
HR 222 urged and requested the Louisiana Department of Health (formerly, Department of Health and Hospitals) to evaluate and report on the economic impact of prospective employee criminal background check costs on licensed healthcare agencies to the Louisiana House of Representatives.