STATE OF MINNESOTA NINTH 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 4:30 P.M. on Tuesday, March 15, 2005 in Room 300N of the State Office Building.
The Clerk noted the roll.
ABELER, Jim, Chairman
BRADLEY, Fran POWELL, Duke
GREILING, Mindy SAMUELSON, Char
GOODWIN, Barb THISSEN, Paul
HUNTLEY, Tom WESTERBERG, Andy
OTREMBA, Mary Ellen
A quorum was present.
Rep. Abeler made introductory comments.
Presentation on Health Care Cost Containment Ideas
Thomas Spencer, Advanced Healing Systems
Carol Shallbetter, MN Citizens with Chronic Wounds
June Schelde, Health Care Administrator
James W. Wren, Jr., MN Citizens with Chronic Wounds
Dr. David Spencer, M.D., Medical Director, Advanced Healing Systems
Rep. Mindy Greiling
Rep. Char Samuelson
Rep. Fran Bradley
Rep. Paul Thissen
Jim Koppel, Children’s Defense Fund
Bill Strusinski, MRSA
Rep. Jim Knoblach
Daniel J. Weir, MRSA
Rep. Tim Wilkin
The meeting was adjourned at 6:20 PM.
Rep. Jim Abeler, Chairman
Jason Flohrs, Committee Legislative Assistant