STATE OF MINNESOTA FORTIETH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SIXTH SESSION
COMMITTEE ON HEALTH CARE AND HUMAN SERVICES POLICY AND OVERSIGHT
Chair, Representative Paul Thissen
Representative Paul Thissen, Chair of the Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight Committee, called the meeting to order at 1:12 P.M. on Monday, October 5, 2009 in Room 200 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
THISSEN, Paul (Chair)
LIEBLING, Tina (Vice-Chair)
A quorum was present.
Minnesota’s State Access Health Program Grant
Stephanie Radtke, Health Care Eligibility and Access, Minnesota Department of Human Services
Average wholesale price changes and Minnesota Health Care Programs pharmacy reimbursement
Sara Drake, Minnesota Department of Human Services
Characteristics of the state's high-risk health insurance pool, the Minnesota Comprehensive Health Association
Lynn Gruber, President, Minnesota Comprehensive Health Association
Representative Fritz assumed the gavel at 2 P.M.
Representative Murphy assumed the gavel at 2:30 P.M.
Representative Thissen assumed the gavel at 2:35 P.M.
Racial disparities and the socioeconomic determinants of health
Penny Wheeler, M.D., Chief Clinical Officer, Allina Hospitals and Clinics
Heather Britt, Research and Innovation Department, Allina Hospitals and Clinics
Patricia Adams, Assistant Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Health
Angie Koch, Director, HealthFinders Collaborative, Inc., Rice County
Diana DuBois, Executive Director, Minnesota International Health Volunteers, Somali Health Care Initiative
Andrea Leinberger-Jabari, M.P.H., Domestic Program Director, Minnesota International Health Volunteers, Somali Health Care Initiative
Health Care and Human Services
Policy and Oversight Committee
October 5, 2009
Fowsia Ali, Community Health Worker, Minnesota International Health Volunteers, Somali Health Care Initiative
Katherine Burke, Board Member, Minnesota Natural Health Legal Reform Project
Diane Miller, J.D., National Health Freedom Coalition
Jeanne Ayers, Co-Chair, Health Equity Committee, ISAIAH
Poverty in Minnesota
Tom Gillaspy, State Demographer, Minnesota Department of Administration
Representative Carlos Mariani & Representative Morrie Lanning, Executive Committee, Legislative Commission to End Poverty in Minnesota by 2020
Gary Cunningham, Vice President of Program & Chief Programs Officer, Northwest Area Foundation
The meeting was adjourned at 4:45 P.M.
Rep. Paul Thissen, CHAIR
Committee Legislative Assistant