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EIGHTEENTH MEETING - Health and Human Services Policy

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA EIGHTEENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-FIRST SESSION


HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES POLICY COMMITTEE

MINUTES

Representative Moran, Chair of the Health and Human Services Policy Committee, called the meeting to order at 2:33 PM on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
MORAN, Rena, Chair
MORRISON, Kelly, Vice Chair
ALBRIGHT, Tony
BACKER, Jeff
BAHNER, Kristin
EDELSON, Heather
FISCHER, Peter
FREIBERG, Mike
KIEL, Debra, Minority Lead
LIEBLING, Tina
LOEFFLER, Diane
MANN, Alice
PIERSON, Nels
PINTO, Dave
ROBBINS, Kristin
SCHOMACKER, Joe
SCHULTZ, Jennifer

Members excused:
NEU, Anne

Rep. Stephenson presented HF892.

HF892 Testifiers:
Tom Hanson, Baxter Healthcare

A quorum was present at 2:38 PM.

Rep. Albright moved to adopt the minutes from Friday, March 8, 2019. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Moran moved HF892 be recommended for placement on the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Chair Moran moved HF485 be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Rep. Howard presented the bill.

HF485 Testifiers:
Quinn Nystrom, Baxter
Nicole Smith-Holt, Richfield
Sarah Ginsberg, Wayzata
Kristina Moorhead, PhRMA
Kim Munson, Lakeville
Dr. Cody Wiberg, Minnesota Board of Pharmacy

Chair Moran renewed her motion that HF485 be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Chair Moran moved HF284 be recommended to be re-referred to the Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division.

Rep. Halverson presented the bill.

Chair Moran renewed her motion that HF284 be recommended to be re-referred to the Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Chair Moran moved that HF288 be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Rep. Masin presented the bill.

HF288 Testifiers:
Chad Hope, Minnesota Department of Human Services
Dr. Cody Wiberg, Minnesota Board of Pharmacy

Chair Moran renewed her motion that HF288 be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Rep. Mann moved HF289 be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Rep. Mann presented the bill.

Rep. Mann renewed her motion that HF289 be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Rep. Mann moved HF748 be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Rep. Mann moved the A1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Mann presented the bill.

HF748 Testifiers:
Ryan Anderson Pascual, The Arc Minnesota
Blake Kelly, Edina

Rep. Mann renewed her motion that HF748, as amended, be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Chair Moran moved HF930 be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Rep. Freiberg moved the A1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Kunesh-Podein presented the bill.

HF930 Testifiers:
Ryan Anderson Pascual, The Arc Minnesota
Maren Christenson, Minneapolis


Chair Moran renewed her motion that HF930, as amended, be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Chair Moran moved HF2171 be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Government Operations.

Rep. Davnie presented the bill.

HF2171 Testifiers:
Jaton White, Northside Achievement Zone
Shawna Hedlund, Minnesota School-Based Health Center Alliance
Dr. Janna Gewirtz-O’Brien, Minnesota School-Based Health Center Alliance and American Academy of Pediatrics – Minnesota Chapter

Chair Moran renewed her motion that HF2171 be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Government Operations. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Rep. Albright moved HF306 be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Rep. Albright presented the bill.

HF306 Testifiers:
Ryan Barnes, Prior Lake
Natalie Barnes, Prior Lake
Jonell Jones, Golden Valley
Tami Childs, Bloomington

Rep. Albright renewed his motion that HF306 be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting recessed at 5:24 PM.


The meeting reconvened at 6:03 PM.

Rep. Edelson moved HF1522 be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Rep. Edelson and Rep. Zerwas presented the bill.

HF1522 Testifiers:
Anne St. Martin, West St. Paul
Dr. Roy Maynard, Pediatric Home Service
Jean Bender, St. Paul
Cameo Zehnder, Pediatric Home Service

Rep. Morrison assumed the gavel at 6:37 PM.

Rep. Edelson renewed her motion that HF1522 be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Rep. Edelson moved HF1914 be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Rep. Edelson moved the A1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Edelson presented the bill.

HF1914 Testifier:
Brian Goodroad, Minnesota APRN Coalition

Rep. Edelson renewed her motion that HF1914, as amended, be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Chair Moran assumed the gavel at 6:50 PM.

Rep. Morrison moved HF440 be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Rep. Morrison presented the bill.

HF440 Testifier:
Lisa Hills

Rep. Morrison renewed her motion that HF440 be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Rep. Morrison moved HF1281 be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Rep. Morrison moved the DE1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Morrison presented the bill.

HF1281 Testifiers:
Dr. Dan Hoody, Hennepin Healthcare
Shelly Zuzek, Vail Place
Jessica Hancock-Allen, Catholic Charities
Matt Burdick, Minnesota Department of Human Services

Rep. Morrison renewed her motion that HF1281, as amended, be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Rep. Morrison moved HF1888 be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Rep. Morrison moved the A2 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Morrison presented the bill.

HF1888 Testifiers:
Richard Wolleat, Aspire MN and Northwood Children’s Services
Lisa Levin, Bloomington
Matt Burdick, Minnesota Department of Human Services

Rep. Liebling assumed the gavel at 7:37 PM.

Chair Moran assumed the gavel at 7:40 PM.

Rep. Morrison renewed her motion that HF1888, as amended, be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Rep. Fischer moved HF725 be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Rep. Fischer moved the DE1-2 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Rep. Fischer presented the bill.

HF725 Testifier:
Danny Ackert, Minnesota Association of Community Health Centers

Rep. Fischer renewed his motion that HF725, as amended, be recommended to be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


The meeting adjourned at 7:52 PM.





Representative Rena Moran, Chair



Alyssa Fritz, Committee Legislative Assistant


More Info On This Meeting..
Agenda:

**BILLS MAY BE ADDED** *Bill added to original posting: HF2171 (Davnie)* HF892 (Stephenson) - Pharmacy licensure requirements modified. HF930 (Kunesh-Podein) - Commissioner of human services directed to develop medical assistance TEFRA enrollment content, medical assistance TEFRA stakeholder group option established, and report required. HF748 (Mann) - Parental contribution fees for services for children with disabilities eliminated. HF485 (Howard) - The Alec Smith Emergency Insulin Act HF288 (Masin) - Health plan companies prohibited from removing coverage of insulin or equipment and supplies during an enrollee's contract year. HF284 (Halverson) - Insulin products sold in Minnesota cost review authorized by commissioner of health, excessive cost determined, maximum level of reimbursement established for insulin products if necessary, and money appropriated. HF289 (Mann) - Diabetes prescription drugs cost reporting required. HF2171 (Davnie) - Commissioner of health directed to convene working groups to examine health disparities and educational achievement links for American Indian children and children of color, report required, and money appropriated. HF1522 (Edelson) - Prescribed pediatric extended care (PPEC) centers licensing requirements modified, licensing of PPEC centers phased in, PPEC basic services established as covered by medical assistance and medical assistance reimbursement rates set. HF1914 (Edelson) - Advanced practice registered nurses added to certain statutes. HF306 (Albright) - Health plan coverage for treatment of pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcal infections and pediatric acute-onset neuropsychiatric syndrome, and reports required. HF1888 (Morrison) - Psychiatric residential treatment facilities and intensive treatment requirements in foster care modified, and money appropriated. HF1281 (Morrison) - Behavioral health home services governing provisions modified. HF440 (Morrison) - Breast cancer screening procedures coverage required. HF725 (Fischer) - Federally qualified health centers and rural health clinic alternative payment methodology established, and allowable costs for change of scope services clarified.

Bills Added:
  • HF892 (Stephenson) - Pharmacy licensure requirements modified.
  • HF930 (Kunesh-Podein) - Commissioner of human services directed to develop medical assistance TEFRA enrollment content, medical assistance TEFRA stakeholder group option established, and report required.
  • HF748 (Mann) - Parental contribution fees for services for children with disabilities eliminated.
  • HF485 (Howard) - Pharmaceutical assistance program established, insulin assistance account in the special revenue fund established, fees and penalties established, and money appropriated.
  • HF1522 (Edelson) - Prescribed pediatric extended care (PPEC) centers licensing requirements modified, licensing of PPEC centers phased in, PPEC basic services established as covered by medical assistance and medical assistance reimbursement rates set.
  • HF1914 (Edelson) - Advanced practice registered nurses added to certain statutes.
  • HF306 (Albright) - Health plan coverage for treatment of pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcal infections and pediatric acute-onset neuropsychiatric syndrome, and reports required.
  • HF1888 (Morrison) - Psychiatric residential treatment facilities and intensive treatment requirements in foster care modified, and money appropriated.
  • HF1281 (Morrison) - Behavioral health home services and medical respite health home services governing provisions modified, and money appropriated.
  • HF440 (Morrison) - Breast cancer screening procedures coverage required.
  • HF725 (Fischer) - Federally qualified health centers and rural health clinic alternative payment methodology established, federally qualified health centers and rural health clinics payments modified, and report required.
  • HF2171 (Davnie) - Commissioner of health directed to convene working groups to examine health disparities and educational achievement links for American Indian children and children of color, report required, and money appropriated.
  • HF284 (Halverson) - Insulin products sold in Minnesota cost review authorized by commissioner of health, excessive cost determined, maximum level of reimbursement established for insulin products if necessary, and money appropriated.
  • HF288 (Masin) - Health plan companies prohibited from removing coverage of insulin or equipment and supplies during an enrollee's contract year.
  • HF289 (Mann) - Diabetes prescription drugs cost reporting required.
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