STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTEENTH 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 fifteenth meeting to order at 4:30 A.M. on Tuesday, April 19, 2005 in Room 500N of the State Office Building.
The Clerk noted the roll.
ABELER, Jim, Chairman OTREMBA, Mary Ellen
BRADLEY, Fran POWELL, Duke
BROD, Laura SAMUELSON, Char
GOODWIN, Barb THISSEN, Paul
HUNTLEY, Tom WESTERBERG, Andy
A quorum was present.
Rep. Abeler made introductory comments.
Consideration and Public Testimony on Language for Chairman Abeler’s Health Care Cost
Containment Ideas for a Division Proposal
Mary Hartnett, MCDHH
John Gross, Minnesota Department of Commerce
Carolyn Jones, Minnesota Chamber of Commerce
Geoff Bartsh, Health Partners
The meeting was adjourned at 6:00 PM.
Rep. Jim Abeler, Chairman
Jason Flohrs, Committee Legislative Assistant