Reports: Legislative

May 14, 2024
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.
May 14, 2024
LDH is required to publish a quarterly report containing data directly related to payment for health care services through the implementation of a health coverage expansion of the Louisiana medical assistance program, in addition to directed payments and other supplemental payments made to hospitals.
May 14, 2024
This report is submitted pursuant to Senate Bill 298 of the 2022 Regular Legislative Session, which requires the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) to conduct an annual review of all medications and forms of treatment for sickle cell disease (SCD) that are eligible for coverage under the Louisiana Medicaid program.
April 15, 2024
In 1995, the Louisiana Legislature passed Act 985, which required that the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) prepare a yearly report card describing the overall health of its citizens and health‐related issues affecting Louisianans. In addition to informing Louisianans of the overall health circumstances in our state, this annual publication is an effective tool for health planning and evaluating the effectiveness of health programs.