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Health and Human Services Reform

ELEVENTH MEETING (Joint Hearing)

2015-2016 Regular Session - February 17, 2015

STATE OF MINNESOTA ELEVENTH 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 12:49pm on February 17th, 2015, in Room 200 of the State Office Building. It was noted that this was a joint meeting between the Health & Human Services Reform Committee and the Health & Human Services Finance Committee.


The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

DEAN, Matt Chair
PETERSON, Roz VC
McDonald, Joe VC
ALBRIGHT, Tony
ALLEN, Susan
BACKER, Jeff
FISCHER, Peter
FRANSON, Mary
FREIBERG, Mike
GRUENHAGEN, Glenn
HALVERSON, Laurie
HAMILTON, Rod
KELLY, Tim
LAINE, Carolyn
LIEBLING, Tina
LOEFFLER, Diane
LOHMER, Kathy
MASIN, Sandra
MORAN, Rena
MULLERY, Joe
MURPHY, Erin
PERSELL, John
PIERSON, Nels
QUAM, Duane
SCHOEN, Dan
SCHOMACKER, Joe
SCHULTZ, Jennifer
ZERWAS, Nick



Members excused:
MACK, Tara

Representative Dean began the meeting at 12:49pm. A quorum was present.

James Noble, Legislative Auditor, MN Office of the Legislative Auditor and Joel Alter, Evaluation Manager, MN Office of the Legislative Auditor, presented on the Minnesota Health Insurance Exchange (MNsure) Evaluation by the Office of the Legislative Auditor (OLA).

Scott Leitz, CEO, MNsure and Brian Beutner, Chair, MNsure Board of Directors, answered members’ questions.

Commissioner Lucinda Jesson, MN Department of Human Services, answered members’ questions.

Michael Turpin, General Counsel, MNsure, answered members’ questions.

The meeting was adjourned at 3:32pm.





Representative Matt Dean, Chair


Representative Roz Peterson, Vice Chair




Rachael Bucholz, Committee Legislative Assistant




Chris Stolarzyk, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF8 (Kresha) - Child protection provisions updated.
Documents:
House TV Video:
View Archive

06:28 - Gavel.
08:20 - HF8 (Kresha) Child protection provisions updated.
Runs 15 minutes.


Presentation of Minnesota Health Insurance Exchange (MNsure) Evaluation by the Office of the Legislative Auditor (OLA)

The report will be available on the OLA website at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, February 17th. The link to the website is http://www.auditor.leg.state.mn.us

HF 8 will be taken up after the joint hearing with Health and Human Services Finance

The joint hearing will run from 12:45-3:30. HHS Reform members will reconvene after a short break to take up HF 8 and will finish by 4:30 PM.