Reports: Legislative

March 03, 2023
The Louisiana Department of Health (LDH), Office of Behavioral Health (OBH) conducted a comprehensive substance use disorder (SUD) needs assessment of the state's capacity and needs for expansion of treatment programs.
March 02, 2023
Senate Resolution No. 131 established the Study Commission on Maternal Health and Wellbeing to research and make recommendations on connecting pregnant women and new mothers, particularly in rural and underserved areas, with resources for the health and wellbeing of mother and child.
March 02, 2023
The Louisiana Department of Health (LDH), Office of Public Health (OPH), Bureau of Emergency Medical Services (BEMS) submits the number of licenses denied by the BEMS, at the direction of the EMS Certification Commission.
February 23, 2023
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.
February 22, 2023
The Palliative Care Interdisciplinary Advisory Council within the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) assesses the availability of patient-centered and family-focused palliative care in Louisiana and making recommendations to the LDH Secretary and to the legislature.
February 17, 2023
Act 491 of the 2022 Regular Session requests the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) to provide licensee production data for the therapeutic marijuana program.
February 01, 2023
House Resolution No. 269 created the Employment and Medical Marijuana Task force to study methods on how to implement policies and regulations to resolve employment and workplace barriers concerning medical marijuana.
February 01, 2023
Senate Resolution No. 38 requested the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) to study programs implemented in other states or through Medicaid waiver programs to evaluate options for delaying institutionalization for frail elders.
January 30, 2023
Senate Resolution No. 77 requested that the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) study and make recommendations on best practices for coordinating healthcare services for patients with cancer.
January 30, 2023
The Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) submits the enclosed annual report regarding the collaborative effort to study and evaluate the access to quality services for individuals with developmental, intellectual, adult-onset, or physical disabilities.