House Committee on Health and Welfare
April 24, 2013
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CALL TO ORDER
DISCUSSION OF LEGISLATION
- Directs the secretary of DHH to expand eligibility standards for the La. Medicaid program to conform to those established in the Affordable Care Act (OR DECREASE GF EX See Note)
- Amends administrative rules to provide that La. Medicaid eligibility standards conform to those established in the Affordable Care Act (OR DECREASE GF EX See Note)
- Requires that La. Medicaid eligibility standards conform to those established by the Affordable Care Act (OR DECREASE GF EX See Note)
- Creates the La. Health Care Independence Program (EG DECREASE GF EX See Note)
- (Constitutional Amendment) Provides relative to prohibiting mandatory participation in a health care system (RE NO IMPACT See Note)
- Provides for a time-limited expansion of Medicaid eligibility standards in La. to conform such standards to those provided in the Affordable Care Act until Dec. 31, 2016 (OR DECREASE GF EX See Note)
- Requires hospitals to offer pertussis (whooping cough) vaccinations to parents of newborns