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Health and Human Services Reform

THIRTY THIRD MEETING

2015-2016 Regular Session - March 29, 2016

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY THIRD MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-NINTH SESSION

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES REFORM COMMITTEE
MINUTES

Representative Mack, Chair of the Health and Human Services Reform Committee, began the meeting at 3:02 PM on March 29th, 2016, in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:


MACK, Tara, Chair
PETERSON, Roz, VC
ALBRIGHT, Tony
BACKER, Jeff
BAKER, Dave
DEAN, Matt
FISCHER, Peter
FRANSON, Mary
FREIBERG, Mike
KELLY, Tim
LOEFFLER, Diane
LOHMER, Kathy
MASIN, Sandra
MORAN, Rena
MULLERY, Joe
PIERSON, Nels
QUAM, Duane
SCHOMACKER, Joe
SCHULTZ, Jennifer
ZERWAS, Nick

LIEBLING, Tina
ALLEN, Susan

Representative Mack began the meeting at 3:02 PM. A quorum was not present.

Representative Mack officially called the meeting to order at 3:10 PM. A quorum was present.

Representative Albright moved the minutes of March 23rd, 2016 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2345 (Hamilton) Spoken language health care interpreter tiered registry system required, and money appropriated.

Representative Mack moved HF2345 be re-referred to the Committee on Civil Law and Data Practice.

Testifying in support of HF2345 were Cathleen Urbain, Interpreting Stakeholder Group, Xul Perez, Interpreting Stakeholder Group, Sidney VanDyke, Director of Health Equity, Language Access, Regions Hospital, Joel Ulland, UCare and Stephanie Gil, CMI-Spanish, LEP Patient Family Advocate – Spanish, Cancer and Blood Disorders Program, Children's Hospitals and Clinics of MN, Tom Lehman, Interpreter Agency of Minnesota and Idolly Fajando, Allina Health Interpreter Stakeholder Group.

Representative Mack renewed her motion that HF2345 be re-referred to the Committee on Civil Law and Data Practice. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF3434 (Kresha) Child care program governing provisions modified.

Representative Mack moved HF3434 be re-referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance.

Representative Mack renewed her motion that HF3434 be re-referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF3269 (Kresha) Advanced practice registered nurses in primary care practice low retention rate study grant award required, and money appropriated.

Representative Mack moved HF3269 be re-referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance.

Testifying in support of HF3269 was Deborah Boehm, constituent.

Representative Mack renewed her motion that HF3269 be re-referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Testifying in support of HF3555, HF3615, HF3556, and HF3467 were constituents Rick Rayburn, Julie Gelle, Scott Killerud, Claudia Foussard and Jim Grotz, MN Citizens Federation NE / GMHCC.

HF3555 (Rarick) Public health care program or qualified health plan notice and consent requirements for persons applying for coverage established, and applicants allowed to determine type of coverage for which the applicant is applying.

Representative Mack moved HF3555 be re-referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance.

Representative Mack moved the HF3555DE1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Mack renewed her motion that HF3555, as amended, be re-referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF3615 (Rarick) Estate recovery provisions modified.

Representative Mack moved HF3615 be re-referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance.

Representative Mack renewed her motion that HF3615 be re-referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF3556 (Rarick) Release of notice of potential claim requirements modified.

Representative Mack moved HF3556 be re-referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance.

Representative Mack renewed her motion that HF3556 be re-referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF3467 (Dean) Medical assistance estate recovery requirements modified.

Representative Dean moved HF3467 be re-referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance.

Representative Dean renewed his motion that HF3467 be re-referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF3142 (Zerwas) Statewide trauma system; home care; hearing instrument dispensers; and food, beverage, and lodging establishment provisions amended.

Representative Zerwas moved HF3142 be re-referred to the Committee on Civil Law and Data Practices.

Representative Zerwas moved the H3142A3-1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifying in support of HF3142 was Melissa Finnegan, Director of Legislative Relations, Minnesota Deptartment of Health.

Representative Zerwas renewed his motion that HF3142, as amended, be re-referred to the Committee on Civil Law and Data Practices. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF3419 (Dean) Maternal depression screening and treatment grant program established, and pilot projects to provide treatment for pregnant and postpartum women with substance use disorders established.

Representative Dean moved HF3419 be re-referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance.

Representative Dean renewed his motion that HF3419 be re-referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF2140 (Dean) Human services commissioner required to establish a web application to compare prescription drug prices.

Representative Dean moved HF2140 be re-referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance.

Representative Dean moved the H2140A3 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifying in support of HF2140 was Phil Griffin, MN Community Measurement.

Representative Mullery moved the H2140A2 amendment.

Representative Mullery requested a roll-call vote on the H2140A2 amendment. The result were as follows:

AYES
FREIBERG, Mike
LOEFFLER, Diane
MASIN, Sandra
MULLERY, Joe
SCHULTZ, Jennifer
LIEBLING, Tina


NAYS
MACK, Tara, Chair
ALBRIGHT, Tony
DEAN, Matt
FRANSON, Mary
LOHMER, Kathy
PIERSON, Nels
QUAM, Duane
SCHOMACKER, Joe
ZERWAS, Nick
KELLY, Tim

ABSENT
PETERSON, Roz, VC
ALLEN, Susan
BACKER, Jeff
BAKER, Dave
FISCHER, Peter
MORAN, Rena

There being 6 AYES and 10 NAYS and 6 ABSENTS. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Representative Dean renewed his motion that HF2140, as amended, be re-referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF3433 (Franson) Child care program governing provisions modified, legislative task force on child care created, and money appropriated.

Representative Franson moved that HF3433 be re-referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance.

Representative Franson moved the H3433A8 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifying in support of HF3433 was Hollee Saville, Communications Director, MACCP (Minnesota Association of Child Care Professionals) and Cindy Cunningham, ECC, self-employed.

Representative Mullery moved the H3433A3 amendment.

Rep. Mullery requested a roll-call vote on the H3433A3 amendment. The result were as follows:

AYES
FREIBERG, Mike
LOEFFLER, Diane
MASIN, Sandra
MULLERY, Joe
SCHULTZ, Jennifer
LIEBLING, Tina


NAYS
MACK, Tara, Chair
ALBRIGHT, Tony
DEAN, Matt
FRANSON, Mary
LOHMER, Kathy
PIERSON, Nels
QUAM, Duane
SCHOMACKER, Joe
ZERWAS, Nick


ABSENT
PETERSON, Roz, VC
ALLEN, Susan
BACKER, Jeff
BAKER, Dave
FISCHER, Peter
KELLY, Tim
MORAN, Rena

There being 6 AYES and 9 NAYS and 7 ABSENTS. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Representative Mullery moved the H3433A4 amendment.

Rep. Mullery requested a roll-call vote on the H3433A4 amendment. The result were as follows:

AYES
FREIBERG, Mike
LOEFFLER, Diane
MASIN, Sandra
MULLERY, Joe
SCHULTZ, Jennifer
LIEBLING, Tina
FISCHER, Peter


NAYS
MACK, Tara, Chair
DEAN, Matt
FRANSON, Mary
LOHMER, Kathy
PIERSON, Nels
QUAM, Duane
SCHOMACKER, Joe
ZERWAS, Nick
KELLY, Tim
ALBRIGHT, Tony

ABSENT
PETERSON, Roz, VC
ALLEN, Susan
BACKER, Jeff
BAKER, Dave
MORAN, Rena

There being 7 AYES and 10 NAYS and 5 ABSENTS. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Representative Schultz moved the H3433A5 amendment.

Representative Schultz requested a roll-call vote on the H3433A5 amendment. The result were as follows:

AYES
FREIBERG, Mike
LOEFFLER, Diane
MASIN, Sandra
MULLERY, Joe
SCHULTZ, Jennifer
LIEBLING, Tina
FISCHER, Peter

NAYS
MACK, Tara, Chair
DEAN, Matt
FRANSON, Mary
LOHMER, Kathy
PIERSON, Nels
QUAM, Duane
SCHOMACKER, Joe
ZERWAS, Nick
ALBRIGHT, Tony

ABSENT
PETERSON, Roz, VC
ALLEN, Susan
BACKER, Jeff
BAKER, Dave
MORAN, Rena
KELLY, Tim

There being 7 AYES and 9 NAYS and 6 ABSENTS. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Representative Liebling moved the H3433A6 amendment.

Representative Liebling requested a roll-call vote on the H3433A6 amendment. The result were as follows:

AYES
FREIBERG, Mike
LOEFFLER, Diane
MULLERY, Joe
SCHULTZ, Jennifer
LIEBLING, Tina
FISCHER, Peter
MORAN, Rena


NAYS
MACK, Tara, Chair
DEAN, Matt
FRANSON, Mary
LOHMER, Kathy
PIERSON, Nels
QUAM, Duane
SCHOMACKER, Joe
ZERWAS, Nick
ALBRIGHT, Tony
MASIN, Sandra

ABSENT
PETERSON, Roz, VC
ALLEN, Susan
BACKER, Jeff
BAKER, Dave
KELLY, Tim

There being 7 AYES and 10 NAYS and 5 ABSENTS. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Representative Loeffler moved the H3433A7 amendment.

Representative Loeffler requested a roll-call vote on the H3433A7 amendment. The result were as follows:

AYES
FREIBERG, Mike
LOEFFLER, Diane
MULLERY, Joe
SCHULTZ, Jennifer
LIEBLING, Tina
FISCHER, Peter
MORAN, Rena
MASIN, Sandra

NAYS
MACK, Tara, Chair
DEAN, Matt
FRANSON, Mary
LOHMER, Kathy
PIERSON, Nels
QUAM, Duane
SCHOMACKER, Joe
ALBRIGHT, Tony
KELLY, Tim

ABSENT
PETERSON, Roz, VC
ALLEN, Susan
BACKER, Jeff
BAKER, Dave
ZERWAS, Nick

There being 8 AYES and 9 NAYS and 5 ABSENTS. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Representative Mullery moved the H3433A10 amendment.

Representative Mullery requested a roll-call vote on the H3433A10 amendment. The result were as follows:

AYES
FREIBERG, Mike
LOEFFLER, Diane
MULLERY, Joe
SCHULTZ, Jennifer
LIEBLING, Tina
FISCHER, Peter
MORAN, Rena

NAYS
MACK, Tara, Chair
DEAN, Matt
FRANSON, Mary
LOHMER, Kathy
PIERSON, Nels
QUAM, Duane
SCHOMACKER, Joe
ZERWAS, Nick
ALBRIGHT, Tony

ABSENT
PETERSON, Roz, VC
ALLEN, Susan
BACKER, Jeff
BAKER, Dave
MASIN, Sandra
KELLY, Tim

There being 7 AYES and 9 NAYS and 6 ABSENTS. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Representative Loeffler moved the H3433A11 amendment.

Representative Loeffler requested a roll-call vote on the H3433A11 amendment. The result were as follows:

AYES
FREIBERG, Mike
LOEFFLER, Diane
MULLERY, Joe
SCHULTZ, Jennifer
LIEBLING, Tina
FISCHER, Peter
MORAN, Rena

NAYS
MACK, Tara, Chair
DEAN, Matt
FRANSON, Mary
LOHMER, Kathy
PIERSON, Nels
QUAM, Duane
SCHOMACKER, Joe
ZERWAS, Nick
ALBRIGHT, Tony

ABSENT
PETERSON, Roz, VC
ALLEN, Susan
BACKER, Jeff
BAKER, Dave
MASIN, Sandra
KELLY, Tim

There being 7 AYES and 9 NAYS and 6 ABSENTS. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Representative Freiberg moved the H3433A12 amendment. THE MOTION DID NOT PREVAIL.

Representative Franson renewed her motion that HF3433, as amended, be re-referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Representative Mack adjourned the meeting at 5:52PM.





Representative Tara Mack, Chair




Emily Hanson, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF3467 (Dean) - Omnibus health and human services, state government finance, and public safety policy and finance bill.
  • HF3433 (Franson) - Child care program governing provisions modified, legislative task force on child care created, and money appropriated.
  • HF3419 (Dean) - Prepartum and postpartum mood and anxiety disorder screening and treatment grant program established, and pilot project established to provide treatment for pregnant and postpartum women with substance use disorders.
  • HF2140 (Dean) - Human services commissioner required to establish a web application to compare prescription drug prices, report required, and money appropriated.
  • HF3269 (Kresha) - Advanced practice registered nurses in primary care practice low retention rate study grant award required, and money appropriated.
  • HF3434 (Kresha) - Child care program governing provisions modified.
  • HF2345 (Hamilton) - Spoken language health care interpreter tiered registry system established, and money appropriated.
  • HF3142 (Zerwas) - Health carrier required to update website; provisions amended relating to all-payer claims data, statewide trauma system, home care, assisted living, body art, hearing instrument dispensers, and food, beverage, and lodging establishments; Zika virus response activities directed; medical faculty license requirements adopted; medical cannabis program provisions changed; work group established; an appropriation canceled; and money appropriated.
  • HF3615 (Rarick) - Estate recovery provisions modified.
  • HF3555 (Rarick) - Public health care program or qualified health plan notice and consent requirements established for persons applying for coverage.
  • HF3556 (Rarick) - Release of notice of potential claim requirements modified.

Additional bills may be added.