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Health and Human Services Finance

THIRTIETH MEETING

2017-2018 Regular Session - March 15, 2017

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTIETH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION


HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES FINANCE COMMITTEE
MINUTES

Chair Dean officially called the meeting to order at 1:06 PM on March 15, 2017, in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

DEAN, Matt, Chair
ALBRIGHT, Tony, Vice Chair
MURPHY, Erin, DFL Lead
BACKER, Jeff
CONSIDINE, Jack
FISCHER, Peter
FRANSON, Mary
GRUENHAGEN, Glenn
HALEY, Barb
HALVERSON, Laurie
HAMILTON, Rod
HEINTZEMAN, Josh
JOHNSON, Brian
LIEBLING, Tina
LOEFFLER, Diane
LOHMER, Kathy
LOONAN, Bob
PIERSON, Nels
PINTO, Dave
SCHOMACKER, Joe
ZERWAS, Nick

Members Excused:
SCHULTZ, Jennifer

Rep. Pierson moved the minutes of March 14, 2017 for approval. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 1362 (SCOTT) NORTHPOINT HEALTH AND WELLNESS CENTER COPARENT SERVICE GRANT FUNDING PROVIDED, AND MONEY APPROPRIATED

Representative Dean moved HF 1362 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

Representative Scott presented HF 1362 to the committee.

Testifiers:
Sarah Lueben, NorthPoint Health and Wellness Center
Rose McCullough, NorthPoint Health and Wellness Center

HF 1362 was laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

HF 2047 (FRANKE) STRATEGIC PLAN TO END HIV/AIDS DEVELOPMENT REQUIRED

Representative Dean moved HF 2047 be re-referred to the General Register.

Representative Franke presented HF 2047 to the committee.

Testifiers:
Chuck Peterson, Executive Director, Clare Housing
Kristen Ehresmann, Director of Infectious Disease Division, Minnesota Department of Health

Representative Dean moved HF 2047 be re-referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 202 (GRUENHAGEN) PUBLIC HEALTH CARE PROGRAMS FOR DENTAL SERVICE PROVIDERS PARTICIPATION REQUIREMENTS MODIFIED

Representative Gruenhagen moved HF 202 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

Representative Gruenhagen presented HF 202 to the committee.

Testifiers:
Dr. Michael Flynn, Rural Dentist
Al Olson, Executive Director, Caring Hands Dental Clinic

HF 202 was laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

HF 1861 (ANSELMO) FOOD SHELF PROGRAMS FUNDING PROVIDED, AND MONEY APPROPRIATED

Representative Dean moved HF 1861 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

Representative Pinto moved the A17-0191 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Anselmo presented HF 1861 to the committee.

Testifiers:
Colleen Moriarty, Executive Director, Hunger Solutions
Peter Woitock, Community Organizer, Hunger Solutions
Joe Raasch, Humphrey School of Public Affairs

HF 1861, as amended, was laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

HF 1182 (PETERSON) PARENTAL CONTRIBUTION AMOUNTS FOR SERVICES FOR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES MODIFIED

Representative Dean moved HF 1182 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

Representative Peterson presented HF 1182 to the committee.

Testifiers:
Lisa Juliar, parent
Kris Erickson, parent, White Bear Township

HF 1182 was laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

HF 1703 (BARR) MEDICAL ASSISTANCE REIMBURSEMENT RATE FOR PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE HOME VISITS INCREASED

Representative Dean moved HF 1703 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

Representative Albright assumed the gavel at 2:10 PM.

Representative Barr presented HF 1703 to the committee.

Testifiers:
Jenna Duwenhoegger, Nurse Family Partnership

HF 1703 was laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

Representative Dean assumed the gavel at 2:22 PM.

HF 1357 (GRUENHAGEN) CHIROPRACTIC SERVICE COVERAGE UNDER MEDICAL ASSISTANCE MODIFIED

Representative Gruenhagen moved HF 1357 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

Representative Gruenhagen presented HF 1357 to the committee.

Testifiers:
Chuck Sawyer, Northwestern Health Sciences University

HF 1357 was laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

HF 1649 (HALEY) ELECTRONIC SERVICE DELIVERY DOCUMENTATION SYSTEM ESTABLISHED, AND MONEY APPROPRIATED

Representative Haley moved HF 1649 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

Representative Haley presented HF 1649 to the committee.

Testifiers:
Kathy Messerli, Minnesota HomeCare Association
Stacy Twite, Department of Human Services

HF 1649 was laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

HF 815 (KRESHA) ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSES IN PRIMARY CARE PRACTICE LOW RETENTION RATE STUDY GRANT REQUIRED, AND MONEY APPROPRIATED

Representative Dean moved HF 815 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

Representative Kresha presented HF 815 to the committee.

Testifiers:
Deborah Boehm, Nurse Practitioner, Hennepin County Medical Center

HF 815 was laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

HF 2140 (KRESHA) OPIOD ABUSE PREVENTION PILOT PROJECT ESTABLISHMENT REQUIRED, AND MONEY APPROPRIATED

Representative Dean moved HF 2140 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

Representative Kresha presented HF 2140 to the committee.

Testifiers:
Dr. Kurt Devine, Family Physician, Little Falls, Minnesota
Dr. Heather Bell, Family Physician, Little Falls, Minnesota

HF 2140 was laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

HF 808 (ZERWAS) EARLY PERIODIC SCREENING, DIAGNOSIS, AND TREATMENT PROGRAM ALLOWED TO COVER STIRIPENTOL

Representative Zerwas moved HF 808 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

Representative Zerwas presented HF 808 to the committee.

HF 808 was laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

The committee recessed at 2:56 PM.

The committee reconvened at 7:01 PM.

HF 2224 (LOON) INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL DISTRICT MENTAL HEALTH INNOVATION GRANT PROGRAM ESTABLISHED, AND MONEY APPROPRIATED

Representative Albright moved HF 2224 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

Representative Loon presented HF 2224 to the committee.

Testifiers:
Sandra Lewandowski, Superintendent, District 287

HF 2224 was laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

HF 1860 (BAKER) CHILD AND ADOLESCENT BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES FUNDING PROVIDED

Representative Albright moved HF 1860 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

Representative Albright moved the A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Baker presented HF 1860 to the committee.

Testifiers:
Barb Laidlaw, Mental Health Program Assistant, Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health Services
Peter Jessen-Howard, Superintendent, Ramsey County Juvenile Detention Center

HF 1860, as amended, was laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

HF 1816 (ZERWAS) COMMUNITY ACTION AGENCIES AND INDIAN RESERVATION AVAILABLE FUNDING AMOUNTS MODIFIED, AND MONEY APPROPRIATED

Representative Zerwas moved HF 1816 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

Representative Zerwas presented HF 1816 to the committee.

Testifiers:
Bobby Benson, Deputy Director, Minnesota Community Action Partnership
Blake Hoffman, Ramsey County Commissioner
Patrick McFarland, Executive Director, Anoka County Community Action Partnership

HF 1816 was laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

HF 1739 (ZERWAS) COMPETITIVE BIDDING AND MANAGED CARE PROCUREMENT REQUIREMENT SET

Representative Zerwas moved HF 1739 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

Representative Zerwas moved the A5 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Zerwas presented HF 1739 to the committee.

Testifiers:
Joel Ulland, Public Policy Director, UCare
Julie Marquardt, Department of Human Services

HF 1739, as amended, was laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

HF 1819 (ZERWAS) MEIDCAL ASSISTANCE DRUG DISPENSATION PROVISIONS MODIFIED, AND PAYMENT RATES FOR DRUGS UNDR MEDICAL ASSISTANCE MODIFIED

Representative Zerwas moved HF 1819 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

Representative Zerwas presented HF 1819 to the committee.

Testifiers:
Brian Carr, Minnesota Retailer’s Association

HF 1819 was laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

HF 526 (ZERWAS) OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY PRACTICE BOARD CREATED

Representative Zerwas moved HF 526 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

Representative Zerwas presented HF 526 to the committee.

Testifiers:
Dr. Karen Sames, Minnesota Occupational Therapy Association

HF 526 was laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

HF 1383 (ZERWAS) TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY DEFINITION MODIFIED FOR THE STATE TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY PROGRAM, PROGRAMS RELATED TO REDUCING FETAL ALCOHOL SYNDROME AND RELATED EFFECTS FUNDING PROVIDED, AND MONEY APPROPRIATED

Representative Zerwas moved HF 1383 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

Representative Zerwas presented HF 1383 to the committee.

Testifiers:
Sara Messelt, Executive Director, Minnesota Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

HF 1383 was laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

HF 237 (DEAN) HEALTH CARE DELIVERY PILOT PROGRAM CREATED BY OR INVLUDING NORTH MEMORIAL HEALTH CARE ESTABLISHED

Representative Dean moved HF 237 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

Representative Dean presented HF 237 to the committee.

Testifiers:
Buck McAlpin, North Memorial Health Care Clinics

HF 237, as amended, was laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

HF 1517 (DEAN) HEALTH CARE SERVICE QUALITY ASSESSMENT PROVISIONS MODIFIED

Representative Dean moved HF 1517 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

Testifiers:
Janet Silversmith, Minnesota Medical Association
Phil Griffin, Minnesota Community Measurement

Representative Dean moved the A3 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Dean presented HF 1517 to the committee.

HF 1517, as amended, was laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

HF 641 (DEAN) INTERGOVERNMENTAL TRANSFERS AND SUPPLEMENTAL PAYMENTS EXEMPTED FROM HOSPITAL SURCHARGE, AND MANDATORY INTERGOVERNMENTAL TRANSFER REPEALED

Representative Dean moved HF 641 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

Representative Dean moved the A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Dean presented HF 641 to the committee.

HF 641, as amended, was laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

The committee adjourned at 8:39 PM.



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Representative Matt Dean, Chair




Shiloh Larson, Committee Legislative Assistant





More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF641 (Dean) - Intergovernmental transfers and supplemental payments exempted from hospital surcharge, and mandatory intergovernmental transfer repealed.
  • HF815 (Kresha) - Advanced practice registered nurses in primary care practice low retention rate study grant required, and money appropriated.
  • HF1182 (Peterson) - Parental contribution amounts for services for children with disabilities modified.
  • HF1649 (Haley) - Electronic service delivery documentation system established, and money appropriated.
  • HF1703 (Barr) - Medical assistance reimbursement rate for public health nurse home visits increased.
  • HF1861 (Anselmo) - Food shelf programs funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF2140 (Kresha) - Opioid abuse prevention pilot project establishment required, and money appropriated.
  • HF1860 (Baker) - Child and adolescent behavioral health services funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF237 (Dean) - Health care delivery pilot program created by or including North Memorial Health Care established.
  • HF526 (Zerwas) - Occupational Therapy Practice Board created.
  • HF808 (Zerwas) - Early periodic screening, diagnosis, and treatment program allowed to cover stiripentol.
  • HF1362 (Scott) - Coparent services grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF2047 (Franke) - Strategic plan to end HIV/AIDS development required.
  • HF1357 (Gruenhagen) - Chiropractic service coverage under medical assistance modified.
  • HF202 (Gruenhagen) - Public health care programs for dental service providers participation requirements modified.
  • HF1383 (Zerwas) - Human services commissioner directed to seek an amendment to the brain injury waiver, traumatic brain injury definition modified for the state traumatic brain injury program, and money appropriated for programs related to reducing fetal alcohol syndrome and related effects.
  • HF1816 (Zerwas) - Community action agencies and Indian reservation available funding amounts modified, and money appropriated.
  • HF1819 (Zerwas) - Medical assistance drug dispensation provisions modified, and payment rates for drugs under medical assistance modified.
  • HF1739 (Zerwas) - Competitive bidding and managed care procurement requirements set.
  • HF1517 (Dean) - Health care service quality assessment provisions modified.
  • HF2224 (Loon) - Intermediate school district mental health innovation grant program established, and money appropriated.

If you would like to testify, please contact Shiloh Larson, Committee Legislative Assistant, at shiloh.larson@house.mn

Due to the number of bills on the agenda, please limit testimony to two minutes.

Additional bills may be added to the agenda.