House Committee on Health and Welfare
May 14, 2014
10:00 a.m.
Room 5


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 SCR13CORTEZHEALTH CARE - Requests the Louisiana State Medical Society and the Louisiana Academy of Family Physicians to educate its members of state and federal programs available to children with developmental disabilities and advise parents and guardians of such programs when such a diagnosis is made.
 SCR22FRED MILLSHEALTH/HOSPITALS DEPT - Directs the Department of Health and Hospitals to create the Practice and Regulation of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Review Committee.
 SCR53FRED MILLSHEALTH/HOSPITALS DEPT - Requests the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners to place on its official website a link to information regarding end of life care in the state of Louisiana.
 SCR57ERDEYFEDERAL PROGRAMS - Requests that DHH and DCFS work to streamline the process of clearing the names of deceased recipients from the list of those eligible for SNAP benefits.
 SCR62FRED MILLSMEDICAID - Requests the Department of Health and Hospitals to seek a Medicaid state plan amendment from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to include as a Medicaid service the Tdap vaccine to pregnant women and to provide a cost analysis to the legislature for providing this Medicaid service.
 SCR75NEVERSHEALTH/HOSPITALS DEPT - Requests that DHH study and develop a list of best practices suicide prevention training programs to make available in Louisiana to offer for training groups of Louisiana professionals and citizens on a voluntary basis.
 SB54BROOMECHILDREN - Provides for an early intervention program in East Baton Rouge Parish. (8/1/14) (EN INCREASE LF EX See Note)
 SB185FRED MILLSMENTAL HEALTH - Provides for an emergency certificate for transportation and admission to a treatment facility. (8/1/14)
 SB194FRED MILLSMENTAL HEALTH - Provides for mental health counselors. (5/1/15)
 SB309BROOMEHEALTH CARE - Provides for screening of pregnant women for HIV and syphilis in the third trimester of pregnancy. (gov sig)
 SB401FRED MILLSPHARMACISTS - Provides for third party contracts with pharmacies. (8/1/14)
 SB432BUFFINGTONHEALTH SERVICES - Provides relative to persons with disabilities and service dogs. (8/1/14)
 SB516BUFFINGTONHEALTH CARE - Provides for direct primary care. (8/1/14)
 SB586DORSEY-COLOMBCHILDREN - Provides relative to adoptions and prohibits the re-homing of a child. (8/1/14) (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)
 SB600FRED MILLSHEALTH SERVICES - Provides relative to immunizations. (8/1/14)