Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
May 29, 2019
9:00 a.m.
John J. Hainkel, Jr. Room

Adjourned
 
* Agenda Revised May 28, 2019, 3:05 pm *
Revision Notes: Added HB 390

 



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CALL TO ORDER

ROLL CALL

LEGISLATION TO BE CONSIDERED
 HCR22EDMONDSLEGISLATIVE COMMITTEES - Creates and provides for the Joint Medicaid Oversight Committee
 HCR34DAVISCHILDREN/NEWBORNS - Provides for the potential addition of mucopolysaccharidosis type I and Pompe disease to the state's newborn screening panel
 HCR48FOILHEALTH CARE/FACILITIES - Requests a study concerning the potential use of monitoring devices in the rooms of residents of intermediate care facilities for people with developmental disabilities
 HCR63STOKESELDERLY - Requests a study concerning prevention of elder abuse
 HCR70STAGNIHEALTH CARE/FACILITIES - Requests a study and report concerning the potential licensure of endovascular suites
 HCR73ARMESHEALTH CARE/PROVIDERS - Requests a study concerning the benefits and costs of online delivery of certain training required for medication attendants
 HCR80P.SMITHEXCEPTIONAL PERSONS - Establishes a study committee on policies concerning communication-related services for the deaf and hard of hearing in certain healthcare settings
 HCR89CARMODYMEDICAID - Requests a study concerning the potential delivery of Medicaid nonemergency transportation services by transportation network companies
 HB108PYLANTCHILDREN/NEWBORNS - Authorizes the installation and use of newborn safety devices at infant relinquishment sites designated in the Safe Haven Law
 HB169HOFFMANNHEALTH CARE - Authorizes a data system for collection of information on health effects and outcomes associated with medical marijuana (RE INCREASE SG EX See Note)
 HB199HORTONMEDICAID - Establishes the TEFRA option within the La. Medicaid program to serve children with disabilities (EN +$9,340,656 GF EX See Note)
 HB211HORTONMEDICAID - Provides relative to Medicaid coverage of certain behavioral health services
 HB243D.MILLERPUBLIC HEALTH - Provides relative to opioid data reporting
 HB284ABRAHAMDRUGS/PRESCRIPTION - Provides relative to prescribing and dispensing of opioid drugs
 HB373THOMASHEALTH CARE/FACILITIES - Provides for calculation of Medicaid per diem rates for certain intermediate care facilities for people with developmental disabilities (EG1 +$894,496 GF EX See Note)
 HB390M.WHITEMEDICAID - Relative to reimbursement rates paid to providers of disability services (EN NO IMPACT See Note)
 HB433LEBASPHARMACISTS - Authorizes a pharmacist to decline to dispense a covered prescription drug if the coverage provider reimburses the pharmacy in an amount less than the drug's acquisition cost
 HB434MAGEEMEDICAID - Provides relative to definitions, policies, and procedures of Medicaid managed care organizations (EN NO IMPACT See Note)
 HB526HOFFMANNHEALTH/BEHAVIORAL - Prohibits the imposition of prior authorization requirements in Medicaid managed care organizations for certain prescription medications used in treating opioid use disorder (RE DECREASE SG RV See Note)
 HB538LEBASPHARMACISTS - Provides relative to pharmacy record audits
 HB619JIM MORRISHEALTH CARE/FACILITIES - Transfers management of the state's leasing of the John J. Hainkel, Jr., Home from the La. Dept. of Health to the LSU Health Sciences Center at New Orleans

CONSIDERATION OF ANY OTHER MATTERS THAT MAY COME BEFORE THE COMMITTEE