Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
May 11, 2022
10:00 a.m.
John J. Hainkel, Jr. Room

* Agenda Revised May 10, 2022, 4:37 pm *
Revision Notes: *ADDS HB 826


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 May 4, 2022

 SR104FRED MILLSMEDICAID - Requests the Louisiana Department of Health to study and make recommendations on the use of pooled trusts by certain Medicaid enrollees over the age of 65.
 HCR3BAGLEYVACCINES/VACCINATION - Repeals administrative rules of the La. Department of Health adding COVID vaccines to the state immunization schedule and requiring schools to prohibit in-person attendance by certain unvaccinated students
 HCR4BUTLERMEDICAID - Increases Medicaid reimbursement to intermediate care facilities for resident leave of absence days (EN +$676,087 GF EX See Note)
 HCR38DAVISEXCEPTIONAL PERSONS - Forms a working group to study the unique needs of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and co-occurring behavioral health conditions
 HCR39BUTLERWORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT - Requests a study and recommendations concerning barriers to hiring of direct support professionals who provide Medicaid-covered services to people with disabilities
 HCR40TURNERMEDICAID - Requests the La. Department of Health to study and report on the costs of providing nursing services in certain Medicaid-funded programs and facilities for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities
 HCR44DUSTIN MILLERHEALTH - Creates and provides for the Health Disparities in Rural Areas Task Force
 HCR45BAGLEYHEALTH/BEHAVIORAL - Requests a comprehensive assessment and report on substance use disorder treatment capacity and needs statewide
 HB55BUTLERMEDICAID - Provides for Medicaid coverage of dental care for certain residents of intermediate care facilities (EN +$1,380,557 GF EX See Note)
 HB90MARCELLEHEALTH/LDH - Creates the office on women's health within the La. Department of Health and provides for the duties and functions of the office (EG INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 HB189BAGLEYHEALTH SERVICES - Provides for settings in which medication attendant services may be provided
 HB197TURNERATHLETICS - Provides relative to the comprehensive sports injury management program for student athletics
 HB203MAGEEVITAL RECORDS/DEATH CERT - Provides relative to the timeline for the issuance of death certificates
 HB275BAGLEYSUNSET LAW - Re-creates the Department of Children and Family Services
 HB286TURNERMEDICAID MANAGED CARE - Provides relative to healthcare provider credentialing in the Medicaid managed care program
 HB312DUSTIN MILLERHEALTH CARE/PROVIDERS - Enacts reforms to address workplace violence in healthcare settings (EN NO IMPACT See Note)
 HB314TURNERLEGISLATION - Makes technical corrections to various provisions of law within and relating to the subject matter of the legislative committees on health and welfare
 HB334DUPLESSISHEALTH/BEHAVIORAL - Provides relative to employment with behavioral health services providers of peer support specialists
 HB335DUPLESSISMENTAL HEALTH - Provides relative to behavioral health
 HB347TURNERHOSPITALS - Provides relative to factors which qualify hospitals for major teaching hospital status
 HB497TURNERHEALTH - Exempts certain facilities that provide home dialysis drugs or devices from the provisions of the La. Pharmacy Practice Act
 HB505JEFFERSONHEALTH/EMERG MED SERVICE - Provides with respect to certified ambulance operators
 HB784DUPLESSISHEALTH - Provides relative to universal perinatal mood disorder screening for primary care doctors
 HB826BAGLEYHEALTH/BEHAVIORAL - Includes addiction counselors and other behavioral health providers within the definition of "healthcare provider" in the La. Telehealth Access Act (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)


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