House Committee on Health and Welfare
May 31, 2023
10:00 a.m.
Room 5


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 HR173BUTLERMEDICAID - Directs the La. Dept. of Health to report statistics on abuse and neglect in certain Medicaid programs
 HR200TURNERHEALTH CARE/FACILITIES - Requests the Louisiana Department of Health to form a group to study alternative tools to inform reimbursement rates for intermediate care facilities
 HR201FISHERHEALTH SERVICES - Creates a subcommittee to study the effectiveness of sickle cell healthcare treatment practices in this state
 HCR114COXPHYSICIANS - Requests the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners to study the potential outcomes of allowing sanctioned physicians to practice under supervision and its impact on the physician shortage
 HCR115MCFARLANDCHILDREN - Creates a task force to support the cross-agency work associated with the recreation of Early Childhood Supports and Services program in this state
 HCR120DAVISHEALTH/CANCER - Creates a subcommittee to study nonmelanoma skin cancer prevention and treatment
 HCR122KERNERMEDICAID - Memorializes the United States Congress to adopt strategies for improving access to dental care for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities
 SB198JACKSONAGRICULTURAL COMMODITIES - Provides relative to consumable hemp products. (8/1/23) (RE INCREASE GF EX See Note)

 Presentation of select findings from the study called for in HCR No. 85 of the 2021 Regular Session on policies relative to certain health issues of women prisoners
 Presentation on HR No. 216 by Representative Bagley


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A. Any interested person or any committee member may file with the committee a prepared statement concerning a specific instrument or matter under consideration by the committee or concerning any matter within the committee's scope of authority, and the committee records shall reflect receipt of such statement and the date and time thereof.

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NOTE: Statements emailed to and received prior to noon on Tuesday, May 30, 2022, will be distributed to the committee members prior to the meeting.