House Committee on Health and Welfare
May 23, 2017
9:00 a.m.
Room 5


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 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
 HCR83AMEDEENURSES/REGISTERED - Requests a study of means by which to facilitate care by Louisiana-licensed nurses for Louisiana evacuees in other states
 HCR86THOMASHOSPITALS - Urges and requests the La. Dept. of Health to finalize plans for implementing hospital payment reform within the Medicaid program
 SB37MARTINYPSYCHOLOGISTS - Provides relative to the Louisiana State Board of Examiners of Psychologists. (gov sig) (EN INCREASE SG RV See Note)
 SB38MORRELLCOUNSELING/GUIDANCE - Provides with respect to mental health counselors. (gov sig)
 SB55FRED MILLSHEALTH CARE - Provides relative to prescribers of controlled dangerous substances. (See Act) (EN +$78,781 SG EX See Note)
 SB58FRED MILLSHEALTH SERVICES - Provides relative to the statewide human services districts and authorities. (gov sig) (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF EX)
 SB59FRED MILLSHEALTH CARE - Provides relative to prescription drug price information. (gov sig)
 SB75FRED MILLSHEALTH/HOSPITALS DEPT - Provides relative to the health professional licensing boards created within the Louisiana Department of Health. (See Act) (RE SEE FISC NOTE SG EX)
 SB111MIZELLABORTION - Requires proof of identification from parents for an unemancipated minor child to obtain an abortion based upon parental consent and requires court-ordered counseling if it is suspected that the minor is a victim of criminal sexual exploitation. (8/1/17) (RE SEE FISC NOTE LF EX)
 SB216GREGORY TARVERHEALTH CARE - Provides for physician assistants executing emergency certificates relative to alleged mental illness or substance abuse. (8/1/17) (EN NO IMPACT See Note)
 SB217ERDEYCHIROPRACTORS - Increases the number of continuing education hours for chiropractors. (8/1/17)
 SCR21MIZELLHEALTH CARE - Requests Louisiana medical schools, prescriber licensing boards, and prescriber trade associations to take all necessary steps to eliminate pain as the fifth vital sign and to increase prescriber education and awareness on assessing, identifying, and treating the symptom of pain.