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Health and Human Services Reform

SIXTH MEETING

2017-2018 Regular Session - January 26, 2017

STATE OF MINNESOTA SIXTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION



HEATH AND HUMAN SERVICES REFORM COMMITTEE
MINUTES


Representative Schomacker, Chair of the Health and Human Services Reform Committee, called the meeting to order at 8:17 a.m. on Thursday, January 26, 2017, in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:


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

Members excused: FLANAGAN, Peggy.

A quorum was present.

Representative Peterson moved to approve the minutes from January 24, 2017. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF324 (Backer) Interstate compact for the recognition of emergency medical service personnel licensure provided.

Representative Schomacker moved HF324 be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Civil Law.

Buck McAlpin, Minnesota Ambulance Association, testified on the bill.

Representative Schomacker renewed his motion that HF324 be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Civil Law. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF102 (Zerwas) Ambulatory service intergovernmental transfer modified.

Representative Schomacker moved HF102 be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance.

Representative Schomacker moved the A1 Amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Buck McAlpin, Minnesota Ambulance Association, testified on the bill, as amended.

Representative Schomacker renewed his motion that HF102, as amended, be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF103 (Zerwas) Medical assistance rate increase for ambulance service scope expanded.

Representative Schomacker moved HF103 be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance.

Representative Schomacker moved the A1-1 Amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Buck McAlpin, Minnesota Ambulance Association, testified on the bill, as amended.

Representative Schomacker renewed his motion that HF103, as amended, be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF106 (Zerwas) Community medical response emergency medical technician service criteria modified.

Representative Schomacker moved HF106 be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance.

Representative Schomacker moved the A1 Amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Buck McAlpin, Minnesota Ambulance Association, testified on the bill, as amended.

Representative Schomacker renewed his motion that HF106, as amended, be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adjourned at 9:03 a.m.






Representative Joe Schomacker, Chair



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Emily Richter, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Bills Added:
  • HF102 (Zerwas) - Ambulatory service intergovernmental transfer modified.
  • HF103 (Zerwas) - Medical assistance rate increase for ambulance services scope expanded.
  • HF106 (Zerwas) - Community medical response emergency medical technician service criteria modified.
  • HF324 (Backer) - Interstate compact for the recognition of emergency medical service personnel licensure provided.
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