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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.