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SEVENTH MEETING - Long-Term Care Division

2019-2020 Regular Session

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

LONG TERM CARE DIVISION

MINUTES

Representative Jennifer Schultz, Chair of the Committee, called the meeting to order at 12:48 pm on Monday, March 18th, 2019 in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
SCHULTZ, Jennifer (Chair)
LIPPERT, Todd (Vice-Chair)
GRUENHAGEN, Glenn (Lead)
KIEL, Debra
KLEVORN, Ginny
MASIN, Sandra
MUNSON, Jeremy

Members excused:
OLSON, Liz

The meeting was called to order at 12:49.

A quorum was present.

Representative Munson moved that the minutes from March 11th, 2019 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Vice Chair Lippert assumed the gavel.


HF1225 (Schultz) - Payment rate methodology for personal care assistance services established, commissioner of human services required to study methodology, providers required to submit workforce data, and reports required.

Chair Schultz moved that HF 1225 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Long Term Care division report.

Chair Schultz moved to adopt the DE1 Amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Testifiers:
• Jeff Bangsberg, Board Chair, Metropolitan Center for Independent Living
• Dena Belisle, President, MN First Provider Alliance
• Matthew Bergeron, MN First Provider Alliance, PCA Reform Coalition
• Mark Hughes, citizen advocate
• Dupree Edwards, Partners in Policy

Vice Chair Lippert laid HF1225, as amended, over for possible inclusion in the Long Term Care division report.


Chair Schultz assumed the gavel.



HF1298 (Considine) - Personal care service provider minimum wage provided, and money appropriated.

Chair Schultz moved that HF 1298 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Long Term Care division report.

Chair Schultz moved to adopt the DE1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Considine presented HF 1298, as amended, to the committee.

Testifiers:
• Jim Carlisle, citizen advocate
• Debra Halsey
• Alex Bartolic, Dept. of Human Services

Chair Schultz laid HF 1298, as amended, over for possible inclusion in the Long Term Care division report.


HF763 (Loeffler) - Medical assistance excess income standard for persons who are elderly, blind, or have disabilities increase phased in.

Chair Schultz moved that HF 763 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Long Term Care division report.

Chair Schultz moved to adopt the DE1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Loeffler presented HF 763, as amended, to the committee.

Testifiers:
• Rebecca Preston

Chair Schultz laid HF 763, as amended, over for possible inclusion in the Long Term Care division report.

HF1046 (Loeffler) - Medical assistance income limit for elderly, blind, or disabled persons increase phased in.

Chair Schultz moved that HF 1046 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Long Term Care division report.

Chair Schultz moved to adopt the DE1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Loeffler presented HF 1046, as amended, to the committee.

Testifiers:
• Eric Mielke, citizen advocate

Chair Schultz laid HF 1046, as amended, over for possible inclusion in the Long Term Care division report.


The meeting was adjourned at 2:03 pm.





Representative Jennifer Schultz, Chair




Lyndsey Hanson,
Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

HF1225 (Schultz) - Payment rate methodology for personal care assistance services established, commissioner of human services required to study methodology, providers required to submit workforce data, and reports required. HF1298 (Considine) - Personal care service provider minimum wage provided, and money appropriated. HF763 (Loeffler) - Medical assistance excess income standard for persons who are elderly, blind, or have disabilities increase phased in. HF1046 (Loeffler) - Medical assistance income limit for elderly, blind, or disabled persons increase phased in.

Bills Added:
  • HF763 (Loeffler) - Medical assistance excess income standard for persons who are elderly, blind, or have disabilities increase phased in.
  • HF1046 (Loeffler) - Medical assistance income limit for elderly, blind, or disabled persons increase phased in.
  • HF1298 (Considine) - Personal care service provider minimum wage provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF1225 (Schultz) - Payment rate methodology for personal care assistance services established, commissioner of human services required to study methodology, providers required to submit workforce data, and reports required.
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01:20 - HF1225 (Schultz) Payment rate methodology for personal care assistance services established, commissioner of human services required to study methodology, providers required to submit workforce data, and reports required. 34:04 - HF1298 (Considine) Personal care service provider minimum wage provided, and money appropriated. 55:05 - HF763 (Loeffler) Medical assistance excess income standard for persons who are elderly, blind, or have disabilities increase phased in. 1:06:23 - HF1046 (Loeffler) Medical assistance income limit for elderly, blind, or disabled persons increase phased in. Runs 1 hour, 13 minutes.