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Health Care Cost Containment Division

SEVENTH MEETING

2005-2006 Regular Session - March 01, 2005

STATE OF MINNESOTA SEVENTH 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, March 1, 2005 in Room 5 of the State Office Building.

The Clerk noted the roll.

Members present:

ABELER, Jim, Chairman POWELL, Duke
BRADLEY, Fran SAMUELSON, Char
GOODWIN, Barb THISSEN, Paul
OTREMBA, Mary Ellen


Members excused:

BROD, Laura
GREILING, Mindy
HUNTLEY, Tom
WESTERBERG, Andy

A quorum was present.

Rep. Abeler made introductory comments.

Presentation on Health Care Cost Containment Ideas

Twyla Brase, Citizen’s Council on Health Care

Ed Ehlinger, University of MN

Dr. Robert Geist

Gary Levine, Dunwoody Institute

Dr. Alan Traina, Northwest Health Sciences University
Gert Bronfort, Northwest Health Sciences University

The meeting was adjourned at 6:10 PM.

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Rep. Jim Abeler, Chairman


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Jason Flohrs, Committee Legislative Assistant