Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
April 27, 2022
9:30 a.m.
John J. Hainkel, Jr. Room

Adjourned
 



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CALL TO ORDER

ROLL CALL

APPROVAL OF MINUTES
 April 20, 2022

LEGISLATION TO BE CONSIDERED
 SR58JACKSONBEHAVIORAL HEALTH - Creates a task force to study the implementation of a partnership between law enforcement agencies and behavioral health providers.
 SR61JACKSONLEGIS POWERS/FUNCTIONS - Reestablishes a task force to study the implementation of a partnership between law enforcement agencies and safety net hospitals in order to reduce or eliminate incidents of law enforcement officers handling nonviolent calls or behavioral or social crises where no crime has been committed.
 SR77FRED MILLSHEALTH CARE - Requests the Louisiana Department of Health to study and make recommendations on best practices for coordinating services for patients with cancer.
 SCR39ALLAINHEALTH DEPARTMENT - Requests the Louisiana Department of Health to study and develop a proposal for a statewide patient movement plan.
 SB18ALLAINHEALTH SERVICES - Provides relative to the authority of the Louisiana Emergency Response Network during an emergency or disaster. (8/1/22)
 SB60CATHEYSUBSTANCE ABUSE - Provides for the screening of birth mothers to provide assistance with substance use treatment and other resources. (8/1/22) (OR NO IMPACT GF EX See Note)
 SB158LUNEAUHEALTH CARE - Provides for authority, responsibilities, and physician collaboration of a physician's assistant. (8/1/22)
 SB296BARROWMEDICAID - Provides relative to reimbursement for pharmacist clinical services in Louisiana's Medicaid program. (gov sig) (EG INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 SB329FRED MILLSPHARMACISTS - Provides relative to statewide protocols for pharmacists. (8/1/22)
 SB439PEACOCKHEALTH SERVICES - Provides for bridge year graduate physicians. (8/1/22)

CONSIDERATION OF ANY OTHER MATTERS THAT MAY COME BEFORE THE COMMITTEE
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