Reports: Legislative

July 20, 2017
The Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) Audit Update Report outlines ongoing and completed audits for SFY 2016 that have been, or are in the process of being conducted by the various auditing bodies.
July 17, 2017
Senate Bill No. 93 of the 2011 Regular Session requires DHH to prepare and deliver annual interim reports to the Senate Committee on Health and Welfare and the House Committee on Health and Welfare for purposes of performance evaluation and continuance of the medication attendant certification program for certified nurse aides.
July 06, 2017
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 Coordinated System of Care (CSoC) program.
June 30, 2017
This report is the fifth in a series produced by the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) to satisfy statutory reporting requirements intended to ensure certain outcomes are being achieved by Medicaid Managed Care Programs as per Act 158 of the 2015 Legislative Session.
May 30, 2017
HCR 51 of the 2016 Regular Legislative Session requires the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) to submit a report to the Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget at least thirty days prior to submission of any documentation to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) relative to obtaining approval to implement the hospital assessment outlined in the resolution.
May 22, 2017
The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals submits the attached response to ACT 210 of the 2013 Legislative Session, the Bayou Health Diabetes and Obesity Report to the Senate and House Committees on Health and Welfare, to comply with the provisions of the act.
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 23, 2017
In accordance with ACT 186 of the 2016 Regular Legislative Session, the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) submits the attached report. ACT 186 requested the Louisiana Obesity Prevention and Management Commission to update the legislature on the commission’s progress toward full implementation of services and programs in the state to increase prevention and management of the disease of obesity in adults and children.
March 08, 2017
The annual Synar Report describes the progress Louisiana and other states have made in enforcing youth tobacco access laws and future plans to reduce youth tobacco access rates as required by the federal Public Health Service Act [42 U.S.C. 300x–26]. The law requires all states to have in effect a law making it unlawful for any manufacturer, retailer, or distributor of tobacco products to sell or distribute any such product to any individual under the age of 18, and to conduct random, unannounced inspections to ensure compliance with the law. States are required to report this information annually to the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP).