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Health and Human Services Finance Division

FIFTY-FIRST MEETING

2019-2020 Regular Session - March 05, 2020

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

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES FINANCE DIVISION

MINUTES

Representative Liebling, Chair of the Division, called the meeting to order at 12:49 P.M. on March 5, 2020 in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
LIEBLING, Tina, Chair
MANN, Alice, Vice-Chair
SCHOMACKER, Joe, Lead Republican
ACOMB, Patty
BIERMAN, Robert
CANTRELL, Hunter
GRUENHAGEN, Glenn
HALEY, Barb
HALVERSON, Laurie
HAMILTON, Rod
JORDAN, Sydney
KIEL, Debra
KUNESH-PODEIN, Mary
MORAN, Rena
MUNSON, Jeremy
NOOR, Mohamud
OLSON, Liz
SCHULTZ, Jennifer

Members excused:
BAKER, Dave
FRANSON, Mary

A quorum was present.

HF 840 (Lien) Medical assistance adult dental coverage expanded to include periodontal disease nonsurgical treatment.

Chair Liebling moved that HF 840 be heard and laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Finance Division bill.

Chair Liebling moved the H0840A2 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Lien presented his bill.

Testifying:
Dr Katherine Sievert, Community Dental Care, Dental Access Partners

Chair Liebling laid over HF 840, as amended, for possible inclusion in the Division bill.

HF 963 (Halverson) Prescription contraceptive supply requirements established; contraceptive methods, sterilization and related medical services, patient education, and counseling health plan coverage required; and eligible organizations accommodations established.

Representative Halverson moved that HF 963 be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Representative Halverson moved the H0963A3 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Halverson presented her bill.

Testifying:
Dr. Siri Fiebiger, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Representative Halverson renewed her motion that HF 963 be recommended to pass, as amended, and be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 1523 First Engrossment (Cantrell) Commissioner of human services directed to establish prescription drug purchasing program, and program authority and eligibility requirements specified.

Representative Cantrell moved that HF 1523 First Engrossment be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Representative moved the H1523DE3-2 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Cantrell presented his bill.

Testifying:
Mary Turner, President, Minnesota Nurses Association
Chad Hope, Department Director, Minnesota Department of Human Services

Representative Cantrell renewed his motion that HF 1523 First Engrossment be recommended to pass, as amended, and be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 3450 (Morrison) Family planning grant funding provided, and money appropriated.

Chair Liebling moved that HF 3450 be heard and laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Finance Division bill.

Representative Morrison presented her bill.

Testifying:
Alissa Light, President, Reproductive Health Alliance

Chair Liebling laid over HF 3450 for possible inclusion in the Division bill.

The meeting was adjourned at 2:09 P.M.


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Representative Tina Liebling, Chair


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Krysta Niedernhöfer, Committee Legislative Assistant

More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF963 (Halverson) - Prescription contraceptive supply requirements established; contraceptive methods, sterilization and related medical services, patient education, and counseling health plan coverage required; and eligible organization accommodations established.
  • HF3450 (Morrison) - Family planning grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF840 (Lien) - Medical assistance adult dental coverage expanded to include periodontal disease nonsurgical treatment.
  • HF1523 (Cantrell) - Commissioner of human services directed to establish prescription drug purchasing program, and program authority and eligibility requirements specified.
  • HF3980 (Liebling) - Health care response account and provider grant and loan program created, and money transferred to the health care response account and the public health response contingency account.
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00:28 - HF840 (Lien) Medical assistance adult dental coverage expanded to include periodontal disease nonsurgical treatment.
09:36 - HF963 (Halverson) Prescription contraceptive supply requirements established; contraceptive methods, sterilization and related medical services, patient education, and counseling health plan coverage required; and eligible organizations accommodations established.
28:39 - HF1523 (Cantrell) Commissioner of human services directed to establish prescription drug purchasing program, and program authority and eligibility requirements specified.
1:04:33 - HF3450 (Morrison) Family planning grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
Runs 1 hour, 21 minutes.


HF963 (Halverson) Prescription contraceptive supply requirements established; contraceptive methods, sterilization and related medical services, patient education, and counseling health plan coverage required; and eligible organizations accommodations established.
HF3450 (Morrison) Family planning grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF840 (Lien) Medical assistance adult dental coverage expanded to include periodontal disease nonsurgical treatment.
HF1523 (Cantrell) Commissioner of human services directed to establish prescription drug purchasing program, and program authority and eligibility requirements specified.
HF3980 (Liebling) A bill for an act relating to public health; transferring money for deposit in the public health response contingency account. (Bill added)

A version of (HF1523, HF840, HF3450, HF963) were previously heard during the 2019 session and we will have an abbreviated presentation. Testimony will be limited to two minutes. Bills may be added or removed.