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Health and Human Services Reform

FIFTH MEETING

2017-2018 Regular Session - January 24, 2017

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION



HEATH AND HUMAN SERVICES REFORM COMMITTEE
MINUTES


Representative Schomacker, Chair of the Health and Human Services Reform Committee, started the meeting at 8:15 a.m. on Tuesday, January 24, 2017, in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building. A quorum was not present.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:


SCHOMACKER, Joe, Chair
GRUENHAGEN, Glenn, Vice Chair
LIEBLING, Tina, Minority Lead
ALLEN, Susan
BAKER, Dave
FLANAGAN, Peggy
FRANSON, Mary
FREIBERG, Mike
KIEL, Deb
KOEGEL, Erin
LOHMER, Kathy
MCDONALD, Joe
MORAN, Rena
MURPHY, Erin
OLSON, Liz
PETERSON, Roz
QUAM, Duane
SANDSTEDE, Julie
THEIS, Tama

Members excused: ALBRIGHT, Tony, DEAN, Matt, and KRESHA, Ron.

Sarah Sunderman, Legislative Analyst, Non-Partisan House Research, gave an overview of current state regulation of health-related occupations.

Lauren Block, Program Director, National Governors Association (NGA) Center for Best Practices, Health Division, and Tahra Johnson, MPH, Senior Policy Specialist, Health Program, National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL), gave an overview entitled “Adding a Level of Objectivity to Scope of Practice Decisions: A National Perspective.”

Nitika Moibi, Supervisor for Health Workforce Planning and Analysis, Minnesota Department of Health, presented on a scope of practice framework and tools.

Testimony was heard from state health licensure boards.

Ruth Martinez, Executive Director, Board of Medical Practice;
Cody Wiberg, Executive Director, Board of Pharmacy.

A quorum was present at 8:24 a.m. Representative Schomacker officially called the meeting to order at 9:00 a.m.

Representative Olson moved to approve the minutes from January 19, 2017. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 9:11 a.m.






Representative Joe Schomacker, Chair



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Emily Richter, Committee Legislative Assistant
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*NOTE ROOM CHANGE*

I. Call To Order

II. Roll Call

III. Approval of Minutes from January 19, 2017

IV. Overview of Current State Regulation of Health-Related Occupations

Sarah Sunderman, Legislative Analyst, Non-Partisan House Research

V. Adding a Level of Objectivity to Scope of Practice Decisions: A National Perspective

Tahra Johnson, MPH, Senior Policy Specialist, Health Program, National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL)
Lauren Block, Program Director, National Governors Association (NGA) Center for Best Practices, Health Division

VI. Scope of Practice Framework Presentation by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH)

Nitika Moibi, Supervisor, Health Workforce Planning and Analysis

VII. Testimony from Health Licensure Boards

VIII. Adjournment