Reports: Legislative

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.
December 29, 2016
The Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) submits the attached report in response to SCR 65 of the 2016 Regular Session. The Task Force on Meaningful Oversight (Task Force) was tasked to review existing laws in order to ensure compliance with North Carolina V. F.T.C.
October 07, 2016
Senate Resolution 6 charges the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) with evaluating and reporting on potential funding solutions for in-home support providers. The resolution requests LDH provide annual data beginning in 2008 on rate reductions for in-home support providers versus nursing home providers and any unfunded mandates charged to this provider group. The resolution further requires LDH identify realistic funding strategies and provide a detailed plan and timeline for implementation to ensure sustainability of in-home services.
October 05, 2016
SCR 11 of the 2016 Regular Legislative Session requires the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) to evaluate and report on access to vital records at public health units.
August 10, 2016
ACT 158 of the 2015 Regular Legislative Session - The charge of ACT 158 of the 2015 Regular Session was to provide transparency relative to Medicaid managed care programs. ACT 158 amended the previous requirements for a managed care transparency report initiated by ACT 212 of the 2013 Regular Legislative Session.
July 22, 2016
In response to the reporting requirements set forth in House Concurrent Resolution 25 of the 2016 Regular Session, the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) submits the attached report to the Legislature, the Commissioner of Administration and the Task Force on Structural Changes in Budget and Tax Policy, which outlines the department’s efficient operations for FY 16-17.