Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
June 2, 2017
Upon Adjournment of Judiciary C
Room F

Adjourned
 
* Agenda Revised June 2, 2017, 9:04 am *
Revision Notes: Added HCR 75, HCR 86, & HB 281

 



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CALL TO ORDER

ROLL CALL

LEGISLATION TO BE CONSIDERED
 SR161BARROWENVIRONMENT QUALITY DEPT - Requests the Department of Environmental Quality to study providing notifications to residents and the feasibility of providing free medical monitoring after the release of toxic air emissions from certain facilities.
 HCR55NORTONMENTAL HEALTH - Creates a task force to study Louisiana's current statewide system of healthcare delivery for Medicaid enrollees with serious mental illness
 HCR58HILFERTYPUBLIC HEALTH - Requests an evaluation and report concerning prospective implementation of a "baby box" program as a means of reducing infant mortality
 HCR75MALINDA WHITEHEALTH/MEDICAL TREATMENT - Requests the Louisiana Department of Health take all necessary steps to bring attention to the need to eliminate pain as the fifth vital sign and a determinant of quality patient care
 HCR86THOMASHOSPITALS - Urges and requests the La. Dept. of Health to finalize plans for implementing hospital payment reform within the Medicaid program
 HB281NORTONMENTAL HEALTH - Requires the Louisiana Department of Health to implement the Medicaid health home option for persons with serious mental illness (RR INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 HB533HUNTERWATER/DRINKING WATER - Provides relative to drinking water standards (RE NO IMPACT See Note)
 HB681MORENOPUBLIC ASSISTANCE - Eliminates restrictions on eligibility for certain public assistance for persons with prior drug convictions (RE1 +$25,000 GF EX See Note)

CONSIDERATION OF ANY OTHER MATTERS THAT MAY COME BEFORE THE COMMITTEE

ADJOURNMENT