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Health and Human Services Reform

THIRTIETH MEETING

2017-2018 Regular Session - March 13, 2018

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTIETH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION






HEALTH 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 Tuesday, March 13, 2018, in Room 200 of the State Office Building. A quorum was present.

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
HALVERSON, Laurie
KIEL, Deb
KOEGEL, Erin
KRESHA, Ron,
LOHMER, Kathy
MCDONALD, Joe
MORAN, Rena
MUNSON, Jeremy
OLSON, Liz
PETERSON, Roz
QUAM, Duane
SANDSTEDE, Julie
THEIS, Tama


Members excused: FLANAGAN, Peggy

Representative Peterson moved to approve the minutes from March 8, 2018. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

IHF 3240 - (Haley): Home care provider regulation modified.

Representative Schomacker moved HF 3240 be recommended to be referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance.

Representative Schomacker moved the A1 amendment.

Representative Haley testified regarding the A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Haley testified regarding HF 3240, as amended.

Kevin Goodno, Minnesota HomeCare Association, testified regarding HF 3240, as amended.

Josh Berg, Accessible Space, Inc. Director of Program Services, testified regarding HF 3240, as amended.

Representative Schomacker renewed their motion that HF 3240, as amended be recommended to be referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 3061 - (Dean): Primary care residency programs expanded.

Representative Dean moved HF 3061 be recommended to be referred to the General Register.

Representative Dean testified regarding HF 3061.

Representative Dean renewed their motion that HF 3061 be recommended to be referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 2987 - (Kiel): Drug repository program created.

Representative Kiel moved HF 2987 be recommended to be referred to the Committee on Civil Law and Data Practices Policy.

Representative Kiel testified regarding HF 2987.

Rowan Mahon, student at the University of Minnesota, HF 2987.

Representative Kiel moved the A4 amendment.

Representative Kiel testified regarding A4 amendment.

Randall Chun, House Research, testified regarding A4 amendment.

Representative Kiel moved an oral amendment, “strike lines 1.14 and 1.15” to the A4 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Kiel moved the A4, as amended. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Kiel moved the A3-1 amendment.

Representative Kiel testified regarding the A3-1 amendment.

Randall Chun, House Research, testified regarding theA3-1 amendment.

Kathryn Kmit, Director of Policy and Government Affairs for the Minnesota Council of Health Plans, testified regarding the A3-1 amendment.

Rowan Mahon testified regarding the A3-1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Kiel testified regarding HF 2987, as amended.

Representative Kiel renewed their motion that HF 2987, as amended, be recommended to be referred to the Committee on Civil Law and Data Practices Policy. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 2919 - (Kiel): Community health workers allowed to provide telemedicine services, medical assistance limit for telemedicine encounters eliminated.

Representative Kiel moved HF 2919 be recommended to be referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance.

Representative Kiel testified regarding HF 2919.

Representative Kiel moved the A2-1 amendment.

Buck McAlpin, Minnesota Ambulance Association, testified regarding the A2-1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Kiel testified regarding HF 2919, as amended.

Sarah Reese, Polk-Norman-Mahnomen CHS Administrator and Polk County Public Health Director, testified regarding HF 2919, as amended.

Buck McAlpin testified regarding HF 2919, as amended.

Representative Kiel renewed their motion that HF 2919, as amended, be recommended to be referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Gruenhagen assumed the chair.



HF 3191 - (Schomacker): Disability waiver rate system modified.

Representative Schomacker moved HF 3191 be recommended to be referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance.

Representative Schomacker moved the A1 amendment.

Representative Schomacker testified regarding the A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Schomacker testified regarding HF 3191, as amended.

Kevin Goodno, Best Life Alliance, testified regarding HF 3191, as amended.

Lynn Noren, Best Life Alliance, testified regarding HF 3191, as amended.

Paula Hart, CEO of Volunteers of America – Minnesota Chapter and Best Life Alliance ARRM Representative, testified regarding HF 3191, as amended.

Representative Liebling moved the A2 amendment.

Representative Liebling testified regarding the A2 amendment.

Representative Schomacker testified regarding the A2 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Schomacker renewed their motion that HF 3191, as amended be recommended to be referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 3193 - (Schomacker): Employment services under disability waiver rate system effective date modified.

Representative Schomacker moved HF 3193 be recommended to be referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance.

Representative Schomacker moved the DE amendment.

Lynn Noren, Best Life Alliance, testified regarding the DE amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Schomacker testified regarding HF 3193, as amended.

Representative Schomacker renewed their motion that HF 3193, as amended, be recommended to be referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 3169 - (Schomacker): Background study requirements for minors living in a licensed foster care home modified.

Representative Schomacker moved HF 3169 be recommended to be referred to the Committee on Civil Law and Data Practices Policy.

Representative Schomacker testified regarding HF 3169.

Patrick Carter, Department of Human Services, testified regarding HF 3169.

Representative Schomacker renewed their motion that HF 3169 be recommended to be referred to the Committee on Civil Law and Data Practices Policy. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The committee recessed at 10:03 AM.

The committee reconvened at 5:36 PM, Representative Schomacker in the chair.



HF 3455 - (Zerwas): Behavioral health service provider provisions modified.

Representative Schomacker moved HF 3455 be recommended to be referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance.

Representative Zerwas testified regarding HF 3455.

Mike Turpin, People Incorporated Mental Health Services, testified regarding HF 3455.

Emily Babcock, Association of Minnesota Counties Policy Analyst, testified regarding HF 3455.

Representative Schomacker renewed their motion that HF 3455 be recommended to be referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 3101 - (Theis): Health service executive licensure established.

Representative Theis moved HF 3101 be recommended to be referred to the Committee on Government Operations and Elections Policy.

Representative Theis testified regarding HF 3101.

Randy Snyder, Board of Medical Examiners Executive Director, testified regarding HF 3101.

Representative Theis renewed their motion that HF 3101 be recommended to be referred to the Committee on Government Operations and Elections Policy. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 3023 - (Dean): Physician continuing education requirements modified.

Representative Dean moved HF 3023 be recommended to be referred to the Committee on Government Operations and Elections Policy.

Representative Dean testified regarding HF 3023.

Eric Dick, Minnesota Medical Association, testified regarding HF 3023.

The committee recessed at 5:58 PM.

The committee reconvened at 6:04 PM.

Eric Dick, Minnesota Medical Association, testified regarding HF 3023.

Representative Freiberg moved the A1 amendment.

Representative Freiberg testified regarding the A1 amendment.

Representative Dean testified regarding the A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Freiberg withdrew the A2 amendment.

Representative Dean renewed their motion that HF 3023 be recommended to be referred to the Committee on Government Operations and Elections Policy. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 3139 - (Dean): Prescribed pediatric extended care center licensure requirements modified, prescribed pediatric extended care center services added to list of covered services under medical assistance, and human services commissioner directed to seek necessary amendments.

Representative Dean moved HF 3139 be recommended to be referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance.

Representative Dean testified regarding HF 3139.

Susan Wingert, Founder of Pediatric Home Service, testified regarding HF 3139.

Jean Bender, St. Paul, Minnesota, testified regarding HF 3139.
Representative Dean renewed their motion that HF 3139 be recommended to be referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 2780 - (Quam): Background study provisions modified.

Representative Quam moved HF 2780 be recommended to be referred to the Committee on Civil Law and Data Practices Policy.

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

Representative Quam testified regarding HF 2780, as amended.

Julie Seydel, MACCP Public Policy Director, testified regarding HF 2780, as amended.

Representative Quam renewed their motion that HF 2780, as amended be recommended to be referred to the Committee on Civil Law and Data Practices Policy. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 3605 – (Baker): Child care DEED grants

Representative Baker moved HF 3605 be recommended to be referred to the Committee on Job Growth & Energy Affordability Policy and Finance.

Representative Baker testified regarding HF 3605.

Mary Lockhart-Findling, United CAP Head Start Director, testified regarding HF 3605.

Stacey Stout, Minnesota Chamber of Commerce, testified regarding HF 3605.

Dan Dorman, Greater Minnesota Partnership, testified regarding HF 3605.

Representative Baker renewed their motion that HF 3605 be recommended to be referred to the Committee on Job Growth & Energy Affordability Policy and Finance. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 3530 - (Albright): Advisory council established on pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcal infections and pediatric acute-onset neuropsychiatric syndrome.

Representative Albright moved HF 3530 be recommended to be referred to the Committee on Government Operations and Elections Policy.

Representative Albright testified regarding HF 3530.

Brian and Natalie Barnes, Prior Lake, Minnesota, testified regarding HF 3530.

Representative Albright renewed their motion that HF 3530 be recommended to be referred to the Committee on Government Operations and Elections Policy. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 3404 - (Albright): Traumatic Brain Injury Advisory Committee expiration date postponed.

Representative Albright moved HF 3404 be recommended to be referred to the Committee on Government Operations and Elections Policy.

Representative Albright testified regarding HF 3404.

Representative Albright renewed their motion that HF 3404 be recommended to be referred to the Committee on Government Operations and Elections Policy. THE MOTION PREVAILED.





HF3573 - (Albright): Family child care and legal nonlicensed child care program background study requirements modified.

Representative Albright moved HF 3573 be recommended to be referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance.

Representative Albright moved the A1 amendment.

Julie Seydel, MACCP Public Policy Director, testified regarding the A1 amendment.

Madison Seydel, Andover, Minnesota, testified regarding the A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Albright testified regarding HF 3573, as amended.

Representative Albright renewed their motion that HF 3573, as amended be recommended to be referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 3575 - (Albright): Human services department restructuring working group established, and report required.

Representative Albright moved HF 3575 be recommended to be referred to the Committee on Government Operations and Elections Policy.

Representative Albright testified regarding HF 3575.

Representative Liebling moved the A1 amendment.

Representative Liebling testified regarding the A1 amendment.

Representative Albright testified regarding the A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Albright renewed their motion that HF 3575, as amended be recommended to be referred to the Committee on Government Operations and Elections Policy. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The committee adjourned at 8:45 p.m.







Representative Joe Schomacker, Chair



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Khayree Duckett, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF3240 (Haley) - Home care provider regulation modified.
  • HF3193 (Schomacker) - Day training and habilitation services and prevocational services provisions modified.
  • HF3191 (Schomacker) - Disability waiver rate system modified.
  • HF2919 (Kiel) - Community health workers allowed to provide telemedicine services, and medical assistance limit for telemedicine encounters eliminated.
  • HF2987 (Kiel) - Drug repository program created.
  • HF3101 (Theis) - Health service executive licensure established.
  • HF3530 (Albright) - Advisory council established on pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcal infections and pediatric acute-onset neuropsychiatric syndrome.
  • HF3404 (Albright) - Traumatic Brain Injury Advisory Committee expiration date postponed.
  • HF3575 (Albright) - Human Services Department restructuring working group established, and report required.
  • HF3023 (Dean) - Physician continuing education requirements modified, and money appropriated.
  • HF3139 (Dean) - Prescribed pediatric extended care center licensure requirements modified, prescribed pediatric extended care center services added to list of covered services under medical assistance, and human services commissioner directed to seek necessary amendments.
  • HF3061 (Dean) - Primary care residency programs expanded.
  • HF2780 (Quam) - Background study provisions modified.
  • HF3169 (Schomacker) - Background study requirements for minors living in a licensed foster care home modified.
  • HF3573 (Albright) - Family child care and legal nonlicensed child care program background study requirements modified.
  • HF3455 (Zerwas) - Behavioral health service provider provisions modified.
  • HF3605 (Baker) - Local community grants to increase child care providers authorized, report required, and money appropriated.
House TV Video:
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00:25 - HF3240 (Haley) Home care provider regulation modified.
12:00 - HF3061 (Dean) Primary care residency programs expanded.
14:22 - HF2987 (Kiel) Drug repository program created.
31:29 - HF2919 (Kiel) Community health workers allowed to provide telemedicine services, medical assistance limit for telemedicine encounters eliminated.
48:18 - HF3191 (Schomacker) Disability waiver rate system modified.
1:14:04 - HF3193 (Schomacker) Employment services under disability waiver rate system effective date modified.
1:19:11 - HF3169 (Schomacker) Background study requirements for minors living in a licensed foster care home modified.
The committee recessed.
Video is not available for part 2 of this meeting.
Runs 1 hour, 45 minutes.


If you or someone you know would like to testify, please contact Khayree Duckett, Committee Legislative Assistant, at Khayree.Duckett@house.mn

Bills on the agenda are not listed in the order they will be heard.

Thank you!