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THIRTY-SECOND MEETING - Commerce and Labor

2009-2010 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-SECOND MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SIXTH SESSION

COMMITTEE ON COMMERCE AND LABOR

JOINT HEARING WITH HEALTH CARE AND HUMAN SERVICES FINANCE DIVISION AND HEALTH CARE AND HUMAN SERVICES POLICY AND OVERSIGHT COMMITTEES


MINUTES


Representative Tom Huntley, Chair of the Health Care and Human Services Finance Division, called the meeting to order at 3:07 P.M. on April 6, 2010, in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

Huntley, Thomas, Chair
Abeler, Jim
Anderson, Sarah
Anzelc, Tom
Atkins, Joe
Bunn, Julie
Davnie, Jim
Dean, Matt
Emmer, Tom
Fritz, Patti
Gottwalt, Steve
Hayden, Jeff
Hoppe, Joe
Hosch, Larry
Kiffmeyer, Mary
Knuth, Kate
Laine, Carolyn
Liebling, Tina
Lillie, Leon
Loeffler, Diane
Mack, Tara
Mullery, Joe
Murdock, Mark
Murphy, Erin
Norton, Kim
Otremba, Mary Ellen
Peppin, Joyce
Peterson, Sandra
Ruud, Maria
Sanders, Tim
Scalze, Bev
Simon, Steve
Slawik, Nora
Thissen, Paul
Torkelson, Paul

The following Members were excused:

Davids, Greg
Johnson, Sheldon
Kelly, Tim
Slocum, Linda
Thao, Cy
Zellers, Kurt

The following Members were absent:

Brod, Laura

A quorum was present.


HF 3709 (Huntley) Federal health care reform changes made, health care subsidy funding provided, accountable care organizations established, publicly administered health plan established, medical assistance eligibility expanded, and MinnesotaCare program and related taxes repealed.

The following people testified on HF 3709:

Julie Sonier, Deputy Director, State Health Access Data Assistance Center (SHADAC), University of Minnesota
April Todd-Malmlov, State Health Economist, Department of Health
Manny Munson-Regala, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Commerce
Brian Osberg, Medicaid Director, Department of Human Services
Liz Doyle, Take Action Minnesota
Julie Brunner, Minnesota Council of Health Plans
Dave Renner, Director, State and Federal Legislation, Minnesota Medical Association
Twila Brase, President, Citizens’ Council on Health Care


The meeting was adjourned at 5:07 P.M.







Rep. Joe Atkins
Chair




Christopher Kwapick
Committee Legislative Assistant
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Informational hearing on state conformity in 2010/11 with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. The committee will reserve 30 minutes for public testimony. To sign up to testify, please contact Jan Horner at 651‑296‑5496.