Reports: Legislative

July 05, 2016
SCR 17 of the 2015 Regular Legislative Session directed the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) to evaluate and report on the health benefits and costs of adding Krabbe disease to the current list of mandatory newborn screenings to be performed when it is recommended by the United States Department of Health and Human Services Discretionary Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children, the American College of Medical Genetics, and the Louisiana Newborn Screening Advisory Committee.
July 01, 2016
The Louisiana Department of Health Strategic Plan and Process Documentation
June 06, 2016
The charge of Act 158 of the 2015 Regular Legislative Session was to provide transparency relative to Medicaid managed care programs. Within the Office of Behavioral Health (OBH), this involves the Louisiana Behavioral Health Partnership (LBHP) and its included Coordinated System of Care (CSoC).
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.