Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
May 12, 2010
9:00 am
John J. Hainkel, Jr. Room

Adjourned
 
* Agenda Revised May 11, 2010, 6:00 pm *
Revision Notes: REMOVED SB 213 AND SB 773 ADDED SB 698

 



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CALL TO ORDER

ROLL CALL

APPROVAL OF MINUTES
 April 28, 2010

LEGISLATION TO BE CONSIDERED
 SCR18DONAHUEHOSPITALS - Requests the Louisiana State University Board of Supervisors to study fully implementing the recommendations from the March 23, 2009, Interim LSU Public Hospital Financial and Operational Assessment performed by Alvarez and Marsal and to expand the findings to applications in all hospitals operated by the Louisiana State University System where it is found to be appropriate.
 SB204MCPHERSONHEALTH CARE - Removes provisions which allow an employer to waive the existence of certain criminal offenses when hiring any licensed ambulance personnel or nonlicensed persons. (8/15/10)
 SB235HEITMEIERHEALTH CARE - Provides for a physician Medicaid upper payment limit methodology. (gov sig)
 SB335BROOMECOUNSELING/GUIDANCE - Revises the Social Work Practice Act. (1/1/11)
 SB355MOUNTHEALTH CARE - Provides for a facility need process for proton radiotherapy facilities.(gov sig)
 SB408MCPHERSONHOSPITALS - Provides for the definition of major teaching hospital for the purposes of hospital prospective reimbursement methodology. (8/15/10) (RE NO IMPACT See Note)
 SB453CHEEKHEALTH CARE - Provides for the pronouncement of death for certain organ donors. (gov sig)
 SB523CHEEKHEALTH CARE - Provides for the First Responder Financial Stabilization and Enhancement Act. (gov sig) (2/3 - CA6s30.1(B))
 SB563CHEEKNURSING HOMES - Makes changes to the nursing home reimbursement methodology. (8/15/10) (EN SD RV See Note)
 SB591MCPHERSONNURSES - Provides for the qualifications of an applicant for licensure as a practical nurse. (8/15/10)
 SB634L.JACKSONSOCIAL SERVICES DEPT - Provides for penalties for violations of regulations of child care facilities and child-placing agencies and for procedures. (gov sig)
 SB698PETERSONHEALTH/ACC INSURANCE - Provides for employer-provided health plans and specialty pharmacies. (8/15/10)
 SB710CHEEKHEALTH/ACC INSURANCE - Provides relative to payments by a health insurance issuer for services rendered by a new physician in a physician group and options if such physician does not meet credentialing requirements. (1/1/11)

CONSIDERATION OF ANY OTHER MATTERS THAT MAY COME BEFORE THE COMMITTEE

ADJOURNMENT