Reports: Legislative

February 01, 2013
The Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) has prepared the attached report in response to HCR 96 of the 2012 Regular Session. HCR 96 requires DHH to submit a report to the House Committee on Health and Welfare and the Senate Committee on Health and Welfare regarding means to expand access to telehealth services in Louisiana.
February 01, 2013
In response to HCR 15 of the 2013 Regular Session, the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) submits the attached report concerning the most effective means by which to reduce the rate of suicide to the Senate and House Committees on Health and Welfare to comply with the provisions of the act.
January 28, 2013
HCR 112 requested the Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) to assess the viability of establishing public health research centers in medically underserved areas of Louisiana and provide a written report to the House Committee on Health and Welfare and the Senate Committee on Health and Welfare.
January 28, 2013
The Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) has prepared the attached report in response to HCR 52 of the 2012 Regular Session. This bill requires DHH to provide a written report to the legislature regarding the feasibility of establishing a breast milk bank at a hospital in Northeast Louisiana with a level three neonatal intensive care unit.
November 08, 2012
SR 119 of the 2011 Regular Session requested the Coordinated System of Care (CSoC) governance board and the Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) to report to the Senate Committee on Health and Welfare and the Senate Committee on Finance the status of efforts to implement the CSoC in Louisiana.
March 20, 2012
HCR 192 of the 2008 Regular Session directed the Louisiana Vital Records Registry to process and issue certified copies of vital records in a timely manner and to submit a report to the House and Senate committees on health and welfare.
March 16, 2012
SR 134 of the 2011 Regular Session required various agencies and organizations, including DHH, to report the status of their ongoing efforts to curb the high incident rate of childhood obesity to the Senate committee on health and welfare.
February 28, 2012
SR 122 of the 2011 Regular Session required DHH, the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners, and the Louisiana State Board of Pharmacy to develop a comprehensive report on immunization service delivery in the state and to submit a report to the House and Senate health and welfare committees of their findings.
February 20, 2012
HCR 50 of the 2011 Regular Session directed the secretaries of the Department of Health and Hospitals and the Department of Children and Family Services to study the consolidation of the two departments into one department and to present a report on the findings and conclusions of such study to the legislature.
February 15, 2012
Act 299 of the 2011 Regular Session requires DHH to develop a comprehensive plan to address the delivery of quality services provided to individuals receiving home and community-based services and to submit a report to the House and Senate health and welfare committees.