STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-THIRD 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 twenty-third meeting to order at 4:45 P.M. on Wednesday, March 8, 2006, in Room 300 North of the State Office Building.
The Clerk noted the roll.
ABELER, Jim, Chairman
OTREMBA, Mary Ellen
A quorum was not present.
Rep. Abeler made introductory comments.
Testifying on Minnesota Comprehensive Health Association:
John Schwarz, Direcotr, United Health System
Lynn Gruber, President, Minnesota Comprehensive Health Association
Testifying on the health insurance services provided by the Service Cooperatives:
Paul Brinkman, Executive Director of Northeast Service Cooperatives
Sam Walseth, Representative, Service Cooperatives
Testifying on Stoploss Rates:
Robyn Rowen, Insurance Federation of Minnesota
Testifying on the health insurance services provided by Advocates for Marketplace Options on Mainstreet (AMOM)
Liz Quam, Executive Vice President, AMOM
The meeting was adjourned at 6:02 PM.
Rep. Jim Abeler, Chairman
Jennifer Eilts, Committee Legislative Assistant