House Committee on Health and Welfare
May 5, 2021
9:00 a.m.
Room 5

Adjourned
 


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CALL TO ORDER

ROLL CALL

DISCUSSION OF LEGISLATION
 HB90HORTONVITAL STATISTICS - Provides relative to Missing Angel Certificates issued by the state registrar of vital records (OR NO IMPACT See Note)
 HB91ECHOLSMEDICAID - Authorizes transportation network companies to provide nonemergency medical transportation services through the state Medicaid program (OR INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 HB357CREWSCHILDREN - Requires reporting of certain information relating to minors who undergo abortions (EN NO IMPACT See Note)
 HB423EMERSONABORTION - Establishes requirements concerning reports of abortions performed or induced (EN GF EX See Note)
 HB426AMEDEEHEALTH CARE/FACILITIES - Provides relative to visitation of nursing home residents and assisted living facility residents by persons designated as essential caregivers or compassionate care visitors
 HB447BUTLERHEALTH CARE/FACILITIES - Provides relative to employment in intermediate care facilities on nonlicensed persons convicted of certain offenses
 HB453DESHOTELMEDICAID - Provides relative to a program of hospital assessments and intergovernmental transfers for health services financing (EG INCREASE LF RV See Note)
 HB468LANDRYMEDICAID - Provides relative to extension of medicaid coverage for an individual experiencing postpartum (RE +$738,954 GF EX See Note)
 HB578AMEDEEHEALTH CARE - Provides relative to disclosure of certain information relative to abortion pill reversal
 HB579AMEDEEHEALTH CARE - Provides for rights of individuals to bodily autonomy and to make healthcare decisions
 HB598GREENMENTAL HEALTH - Requires the La. Department of Health to apply for a Medicaid demonstration waiver to support and improve the delivery of inpatient mental health services (OR -$3,274,253 GF EX See Note)
 HCR31MOORESNAP/FOOD STAMPS - Requests a study effort and annual reports concerning types of foods and beverages purchased with SNAP benefits

OTHER BUSINESS

ANNOUNCEMENTS
 Persons who do not feel comfortable giving testimony in person at this time may submit a prepared statement in lieu of appearing before the committee:
 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.
 B. Any person who files a prepared statement which contains data or statistical information shall include in such prepared statement sufficient information to identify the source of the data or statistical information. For the purposes of this Paragraph, the term "source" shall mean a publication, website, person, or other source from which the data or statistical information contained in the prepared statement was obtained by the person or persons who prepared the statement.
 NOTE: Only statements mailed to h-hw@legis.la.gov and received prior to 12:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 4, 2021, will be included in the record for this committee meeting. All persons desiring to participate in the meeting shall utilize appropriate protective health measures and observe the recommended and appropriate social distancing.