House Committee on Health and Welfare
May 17, 2017
9:00 a.m.
Room 5


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 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)
 HB314THOMASHOSPITALS - Requires LSU hospitals and public-private partnership hospitals to accept certain patients transferred by other hospitals (OR INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 HB533HUNTERWATER/DRINKING WATER - Provides relative to drinking water standards (RE NO IMPACT See Note)
 HB586HUNTERHEALTH CARE - Requires certain publicly funded healthcare facilities and providers to institute policies relative to continuity of patient care (OR NO IMPACT See Note)
 HCR11EDMONDSMEDICAID - Memorializes the U.S. Congress to authorize investigation and prosecution of Medicaid recipient fraud by state Medicaid fraud control units
 HCR55NORTONMENTAL HEALTH - Creates a task force to study Louisiana's current statewide system of healthcare delivery for Medicaid enrollees with serious mental illness
 HCR56ABRAHAMCHILDREN/DCFS - Directs the Dept. of Children and Family Services to study and develop a procedure by which parents who are awaiting a criminal trial or sentencing can develop a plan of care for their child
 HCR58HILFERTYPUBLIC HEALTH - Requests an evaluation and report concerning prospective implementation of a "baby box" program as a means of reducing infant mortality
 HCR59HOFFMANNHEALTH CARE/PROVIDERS - Creates a study group to make recommendations concerning the potential establishment of an independent health professions scope of practice review committee
 HCR60HOFFMANNHEALTH/SMOKING - Requests the Louisiana Department of Health to study the desirability and feasibility of increasing the minimum age to purchase tobacco products to twenty-one
 HCR61NORTONCHILDREN - Creates the Louisiana Bullying Awareness and Treatment Task Force
 SB14LUNEAUHEALTH CARE - Amends the definition of "auto-injector" for purposes of emergency medical services. (gov sig)
 SB96JOHNSCONTROL DANGER SUBSTANCE - Provides relative to the prescription monitoring program. (gov sig) (EN SEE FISC NOTE SG RV)
 SB224PETERSONHEALTH SERVICES - Provides relative to the Health Education Authority of Louisiana. (gov sig)