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Health Care Cost Containment Division

FIFTH MEETING

2005-2006 Regular Session - February 15, 2005

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-FOURTH SESSION

COST CONTAINMENT DIVISION
HEALTH POLICY AND FINANCE COMMITTEE


Representative Jim Abeler, Chairman of the Cost Containment Division of the Health Policy and Finance Committee, called the Second meeting to order at 4:40 P.M. on Tuesday, February 15, 2005 in Room 10 of the State Office Building.

The Clerk noted the roll.

Members present:

ABELER, Jim, Chairman POWELL, Duke
BROD, Laura SAMUELSON, Char
GREILING, Mindy THISSEN, Paul
GOODWIN, Barb WESTERBERG, Andy
HUNTLEY, Tom

Members excused:

BRADLEY, Fran
OTREMBA, Mary Ellen

A quorum was present.

Rep. Abeler made introductory comments.

Presentation on Health Care Cost Containment Ideas

Dr. Traina, Northwestern Health Sciences University
Gert Bronfort, Northwestern Health Sciences University

Kip Sullivan, Universal Health Care Coalition

The meeting was adjourned at 6:15 PM.


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Rep. Jim Abeler, Chairman

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Jason Flohrs, Committee Legislative Assistant