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Health and Human Services Reform

SEVENTH MEETING

2015-2016 Regular Session - February 03, 2015

STATE OF MINNESOTA SEVENTH 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, called the meeting to order at 2:46 P.M. on February 3rd, 2015, 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
ALLEN, Susan
BACKER, Jeff
BAKER, Dave
DEAN, Matt
FISCHER, Peter
FRANSON, Mary
FREIBERG, Mike
KELLY, Tim
LIEBLING, Tina

LOEFFLER, Diane
LOHMER, Kathy
MASIN, Sandra
MORAN, Rena
MULLERY, Joe
PIERSON, Nels
QUAM, Duane
SCHULTZ, Jennifer
ZERWAS, Nick



Members excused:

SCHOMACKER, Joe
ALLEN, Susan

Representative Mack called the meeting to order at 2:46 P.M. A quorum was not present.

A quorum was present at 2:55 P.M.

Representative Albright moved that the minutes of January 28, 2015 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Mack moved H.F. 211 be re-referred to the Committee on Greater Minnesota Economic and Workforce Development.

Representative Kiel presented H.F. 211.

Testifying on H.F. 211 were Steve Gottwalt, Executive Director of Minnesota Rural Health Association, Shauna Reitmeier, Executive Director, Northwestern Mental Health Center (Crookston), Aaron Schindler, Heather Heathcote Luebben, Apple Tree Dental, Mark Schoenbaum, Director of Office of Rural Health, Minnesota Department of Health, Jeanne Anderson, Minnesota Dental Hygiene Educators Association, Sue Adberholden, National Alliance for Mental Health, Melissa Haley from Autism Treatment MN, and Kathleen Picard, Minnesota Physical Therapy Association.

Representative Mack renewed her motion for H.F. 211 to be re-referred to the Committee on Greater Minnesota Economic and Workforce Development. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 4:19 P.M.



Representative Tara Mack, Chair




Rachael Bucholz, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF211 (Kiel) - Rural mental health professionals, public health nurses, dental therapists, and advanced dental therapists added to the health professional education loan forgiveness program; and money appropriated.

Presentation by the Minnesota Rural Health Association: "State of MN Rural Health"