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TWENTY-NINTH MEETING - Health and Human Services Finance

2015-2016 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-NINTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-NINTH SESSION

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES FINANCE COMMITTEE
MINUTES

Representative Dean, Chair of the Health and Human Services Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 12:55pm on March 18th, 2015, in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:


DEAN, Matt Chair
McDONALD, Joe Vice Chair
ALLEN, Susan
BACKER, Jeff
FRANSON, Mary
GRUENHAGEN, Glenn HALVERSON, Laurie
HAMILTON, Rod
LAINE, Carolyn
LIEBLING, Tina
LOEFFLER, Diane
LOHMER, Kathy
MACK, Tara
MURPHY, Erin
PERSELL, John
PIERSON, Nels
SCHOEN, Dan
SCHOMACKER, Joe
ZERWAS, Nick




Members excused:


Representative Dean began the meeting at 12:55pm, a quorum was present. The meeting was called to order at 12:55pm.

Representative Lohmer moved approval of the March 17th, 2015 minutes. The motion PREVAILED. The minutes were APPROVED.

Representative Zerwas moved that HF 1729 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

Representative Zerwas and Susan Berry, MD, President, Minnesota Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics (MNAAP), presented on HF 1729.

Committee members discussed amendment H1729A1.

Representative Zerwas renewed his motion that HF 1729, be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill. The motion PREVAILED.

Representative Zerwas moved that HF 1053 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

Representative Zerwas presented on HF 1053.

Committee members discussed Amendment 1053A1.

Representative Zerwas renewed his motion that HF 1053, be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill. The motion PREVAILED.

Representative Franson moved that HF 1013 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

Representative Franson and Jay Jones, MN HomeCare Association, presented on HF 1013.

Committee members discussed amendment H1013A1.

Representative Franson renewed her motion that HF 1013, be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill. The motion PREVAILED.

Representative Dean moved that HF 1651 be re-referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Reform.

Representative Baker; Representative Hertaus; Lexi Reed Holtum, Vice President, Steve Rummler Hope Foundation; Dr. Paul Satterlee, MD, Emergency Medicine Allina Health, Medical Director of Overdose Prevention, Steve Rummler Hope Foundation, all presented on HF 1651.

Committee members discussed amendment H1651DE1.

Representative Dean renewed his motion that HF 1651 be re-referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Reform. The motion PREVAILED.




The meeting was adjourned at 2:30pm.




Representative Matt Dean, Chair




Chris Stolarzyk, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

Additional bills may be added. If you would like to testify, please contact the Committee Legislative Assistant, Chris Stolarzyk, at Chris.Stolarzyk@house.mn

Bills Added:
  • HF1013 (Franson) - Medical assistance payment rates for health services and therapies modified.
  • HF1651 (Baker) - Opiate antagonist purchases and training grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF1729 (Zerwas) - Medical assistance payment rates for primary care services and immunization administration services continued.
  • HF1053 (Zerwas) - Medical assistance payment rate provisions modified for durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics, and supplies.
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