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.
April 04, 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.
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).
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.
February 22, 2017
The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) submits the attached 2012 annual report for the Traumatic Head and Spinal Cord Injury Trust Fund Program in accordance with LA R.S. 46:2633.
February 16, 2017
In accordance with ACT 401 of the 2014 Regular Legislative Session, the Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) submits the attached report which contains the list of administrative rulemaking promulgated by the program offices within DHH.
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.
January 30, 2017
In response to SB 305 of the 2003 Regular Session, DHH is required to submit certain information regarding the Medicaid Buy-In Program to the legislature, including the status of the buy-in program, a report relative to the estimated value of the state, federal and FICA taxes paid by the participants in the buy-in program, and any recommendations for expanding coverage in the buy-in program.