Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
May 22, 2024
10:00 A.M.
John J. Hainkel, Jr. Room


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 SR89GARY CARTERHEALTH CARE - Requests the Louisiana Department of Health to develop a plan for decreasing regulatory barriers for free-standing birth centers.
 SR94DUPLESSISHEALTH CARE - Establishes the Task Force on Obesity Care, Cost, and Value to address the chronic disease of obesity in Louisiana.
 SR100BOUDREAUXHOSPITALS - Requests police juries to include representatives of the nursing profession on hospital service district commissions.
 HB80ECHOLSMEDICAID - Authorizes transportation network companies to provide nonemergency medical transportation services through the state Medicaid program (EN GF EX See Note)
 HB330PHELPSHEALTH/SICKLE CELL ANEM - Provides relative to the membership of the Louisiana Sickle Cell Commission
 HB374ECHOLSHEALTH CARE/FACILITIES - Provides relative to facility need review (EN SEE FISC NOTE SG RV)
 HB495JACKSONHEALTH CARE/FACILITIES - Provides relative to facility need review for certain healthcare providers (EG +$535,824 GF EX See Note)
 HB598VENTRELLAPSYCHOLOGISTS - Provides relative to psychologists
 HB813EDMONSTONDRUGS/PRESCRIPTION - Provides relative to prescribing, administering, and dispensing of drugs for off-label use
 HB815BILLINGSHEALTH/LDH - Provides relative to certain federally-regulated information (EG SEE FISC NOTE)
 HB868EGANMENTAL HEALTH - Provides relative to standards for psychiatric hospitals and residential substance abuse facilities (EN NO IMPACT See Note)
 HB972DESHOTELLICENSING - Allows the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners to grant certain temporary permits and licenses
 HB976CHARLES OWENHEALTH CARE/FACILITIES - Provides relative to visitation policies at certain healthcare facilities and requires such facilities to allow in-person visitation
 HCR73DUSTIN MILLERMEDICAID - Urges and requests the Louisiana Department of Health to develop a professional consulting nursing service code for reimbursement of certain services for individuals with developmental disabilities
 HCR86JORDANHEALTH - Continues the Task Force on African American Suicide Rates
 HCR87DUSTIN MILLERHEALTH CARE - Continues the Health Inequalities and Disparities in Rural Areas Task Force


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