Reports: Legislative

April 29, 2016
The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals submits the attached report in response to SCR 3 of the 2016 Regular Legislative Session regarding the health benefits and healthcare costs associated with adding Adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD) to the newborn screening panel.
March 15, 2016
SB 689 of the 2004 Regular Session and HB 369 of the 2005 Regular Session required DHH to provide an annual written report to the governor and to the legislature regarding the cost of administering the preferred drug list, including the cost of administering the prior authorization function, the costs of development and maintenance of the preferred drug list and aggregate funds returned to the federal government related to pharmaceutical rebates, and an analysis of the utilization trends for medical services provided by the state and any correlation to the preferred drug list.
March 01, 2016
House Resolution 197 and Senate Resolution 191, both of the 2015 Regular Legislative Session, urges the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) to develop a study committee on family caregiving and long-term care services.
February 12, 2016
The Division of Administration, the Department of Health and Hospitals, and the Board of Supervisors of Louisiana State University, submits the attached response to HCR 139 of the 2013 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature regarding the operation and management of state hospitals by private entities to the House and Senate Committees on Health and Welfare and to the Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget.
February 03, 2016
HCR 186 of the 2015 Regular Legislative Session requested the Department of Health and Hospitals to study and evaluate the current level of health and well-being of the residents of Louisiana, as well as available and potential models of healthcare delivery to create a Louisiana Health and Wellness Innovation Plan that helps this state to achieve the goal of having the healthiest people in the nation with access to the highest quality, most efficiently delivered health care.
January 28, 2016
DHH submits the attached Annual Report prepared in response to ACT 117 (Senate Bill 57) of the 2013 Regular Legislative Session.
January 20, 2016
DHH submits the attached letter in response to Senate Resolution 227 which requested the Department of Health and Hospitals to study the medium and long-term health effects of the British Petroleum oil spill on the health of the residents of Louisiana.
January 20, 2016
DHH submits the attached report in response to SCR 34 which requested that DHH, the Department of Education (DOE), the Medicaid managed care organizations and representatives of the Whole Child Initiative collaborate to develop a plan to implement the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) model in Louisiana.
January 20, 2016
HCR 166 of the 2015 Regular Legislative Session requested the Department of Health and Hospitals to study a means to facilitate burial of a fetus or fetal remains resulting from a loss of pregnancy at less than twenty weeks' gestation.
January 15, 2016
LDOE, DCFS and DHH submit the attached report in response to ACT 534 of the 2014 Regular Legislative Session relative to sex education programs; to provide for legislative findings; to require certain agencies to meet and review state programs aimed at reducing teen pregnancy and preventing the spread of sexually transmitted diseases; to require a written report to the legislature; and to provide for related matters.