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Health and Human Services Finance

THIRTY-FOURTH MEETING

2017-2018 Regular Session - March 23, 2017

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTY-FOURTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION


HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES FINANCE COMMITTEE
MINUTES

Representative Albright officially called the meeting to order at 1:06 PM on March 23, 2017, in Room 200 of the State Office Building. A quorum was present.

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
SCHULTZ, Jennifer

Members Excused:
ALLEN, Susan



ZERWAS, Nick

Rep. Considine moved the minutes of March 23, 2017 for approval. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 1445 (LOHMER) BUDGET METHODOLOGY EXCEPTION ESTABLISHED FOR PERSONS LEAVING INSTITUTIONS AND CRISIS RESIDENTIAL SETTINGS, CONSUMER-DIRECTED COMMUNITY SUPPORTS BUDGET METHODOLOGY MODIFIED, AND REPORTS REQUIRED

Representative Lohmer moved HF 1445 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

Representative Lohmer presented HF 1445 to the committee.

Testifier:
Steve Larson, The Arc Minnesota

HF 1445 was laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

HF 1938 (BAKER) CHEMICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH SERVICE GOVERNING PROVISIONS MODIFIED

Representative Albright moved HF 1938 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

Representative Albright moved the A2 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Albright moved the A17-0243 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Baker presented HF 1938 to the committee.

Testifiers:
Lane Elmer, Chief Executive Officer, New Beginnings
Claire Wilson, Department of Human Services


HF 1938, as amended, was laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

HF 1730 (DEAN) PRESCRIBED PEDIATRIC EXTENDED CARE CENTER LICENSURE PROVIDED, FEES SET, RULEMAKING AUTHORIZED, CRIMINAL PENALTIES PROVIDED, AND DATE CLASSIFIED

Representative Dean moved HF 1730 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

Representative Dean moved the A2-2 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Dean presented HF 1730 to the committee.

Testifier:
Susan Wingert, Pediatric Home Service

HF 1730, as amended, was laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

Chair Dean assumed the gavel at 1:31 PM.

HF 1804 (ALBRIGHT) GROUP RESIDENTIAL HOUSING ELIGIBILITY MODIFIED

Representative Albright moved HF 1804 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

Representative Albright presented HF 1804 to the committee.

Testifier:
Jeff Bradley, Mental Health Providers Association of Minnesota

HF 1804 was laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

HF 2115 (ALBRIGHT) MEDICAL ASSISTANCE HOSPITAL OUTCOMES PROGRAM AND MANAGED CARE ORGANIZATION OUTCOMES PROGRAM ESTABLISHED

Representative Albright moved HF 2115 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

Representative Albright presented HF 2115 to the committee.

Testifiers:
Mark Sonneborn, Vice President of Health Information and Analytics, Minnesota Hospital Association
Gerry Tracy, State Initiatives Program, 3M

HF 2115 was laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

HF 1260 (CORNISH) MEDICAL ASSISTANCE COVERAGE EXPANDED TO COMMUNITY-BASED SERVICE COORDINATION

Representative Dean moved HF 1260 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

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

Testifier on the Amendment:
Angela Youngerberg, Business Operations Manager, Blue Earth County Human Services

Representative Dean moved the A2 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifier on the Amendment:
Phil Claussen, Blue Earth County Human Services Director

Representative Cornish presented HF 1260 to the committee.

Testifiers:
Phil Claussen, Blue Earth County Human Services Director
Angela Youngerberg, Business Operations Manager, Blue Earth County Human Services

HF 1260, as amended, was laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

HF 1553 (QUAM) MEDICAL ASSISTANCE AND MANAGED CARE REQUIREMENTS AND PAYMENT RATES FOR NONEMERGENCY MEDICAL TRANSPORTATION MODIFIED

Representative Dean moved HF 1553 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

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

The A2, A3, and A4 amendments were not offered.

Representative Quam presented HF 1553 to the committee.

Testifiers:
Buck McAlpin, Minnesota Ambulance Association

HF 1553, as amended, was laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

The meeting was adjourned at 2:57 PM.



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Representative Matt Dean, Chair




Shiloh Larson, Committee Legislative Assistant













More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF1445 (Lohmer) - Budget methodology exception established for persons leaving institutions and crisis residential settings, consumer-directed community supports budget methodology modified, and reports required.
  • HF1553 (Quam) - Medical assistance and managed care requirements and payment rates for nonemergency medical transportation modified.
  • HF1730 (Dean) - Prescribed pediatric extended care center licensure provided, and fees set.
  • HF1804 (Albright) - Group residential housing eligibility modified.
  • HF1938 (Baker) - Chemical and mental health service governing provisions modified.
  • HF2115 (Albright) - Medical assistance hospital outcomes program and managed care organization outcomes program established.
  • HF1260 (Cornish) - Medical assistance coverage expanded to postarrest community-based service coordination.
House TV Video:
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00:22 - HF1445 (Lohmer) Budget methodology exception established for persons leaving institutions and crisis residential settings, consumer-directed community supports budget methodology modified, and reports required.
07:22 - HF1938 (Baker) Chemical and mental health service governing provisions modified.
19:27 - HF1730 (Dean) Prescribed pediatric extended care center licensure provided, and fees set.
24:18 - HF1804 (Albright) Group residential housing eligibility modified.
30:00 - HF2115 (Albright) Medical Assistance hospital outcomes program and managed care organization outcomes program established.
1:17:58 - HF1260 (Cornish) Medical Assistance coverage expanded to community-based service coordination.
1:44:22 - HF1553 (Quam) Medical Assistance and managed care requirements and payment rates for nonemergency medical transportation modified.
Runs 1 hour, 51 minutes.


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.

**Bill added: HF 1260 (Cornish)