House Committee on Health and Welfare
April 27, 2021
9:00 a.m.
Room 5


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 HB73CREWSMEDICAID - Authorizes the La. Department of Health to contract for the administration of the Medicaid estate recovery program (EG DECREASE GF EX See Note)
 HB172BUTLERMEDICAID - Provides for Medicaid coverage of dental care for certain adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities (EN +$292,352 GF EX See Note)
 HB186BACALASTATE AGENCIES - Provides for state agency partnerships to improve Medicaid administration and program integrity (OR INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 HB213BACALAMEDICAID - Provides for Medicaid eligibility determination functions and Medicaid fraud detection and prevention (EG INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 HB270MAGEEHEALTH SERVICES - Provides for definitions and exemptions relative to telemedicine and telehealth
 HB356BACALAMEDICAID - Requires regular evaluation of and reporting on Medicaid administration and services (OR INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 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)
 HB485ZERINGUEMEDICAID MANAGED CARE - Establishes the Medicaid Managed Care Authority as a policymaking and oversight body for the Medicaid managed care program (OR INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 HB570LYONSMEDICAID - Provides for payment enhancements to compensate nonemergency medical transportation providers for cost increases in that industry (EG1 +$1,045,080 GF EX See Note)
 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)
 HCR34BUTLERMEDICAID - Requests a study regarding potential means of financing dental care for adult residents of intermediate care facilities

 Consideration and adoption of the minutes of 2020 Second Extraordinary Session committee meetings held on 10/06/20, 10/14/20, and 10/20/20.
 Consideration and adoption of the minutes of the 2020 Interim Session committee meeting held on 11/23/20.

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