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Preventive Health Policy Division

FOURTH MEETING MINUTES

2021-2022 Regular Session - February 10, 2021

STATE OF MINNESOTA
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-SECOND SESSION

PREVENTIVE HEALTH POLICY DIVISION
FOURTH MEETING MINUTES

Representative Freiberg, Chair of the Preventive Health Policy Division, called the remote meeting to order at 10:30 am on Wednesday, February 10th, 2021, pursuant to House rule 10.01.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
FREIBERG
BIERMAN
GRUENHAGEN
ACOMB
AGBAJE
AKLAND
CARLSON
FRANSON
HEINTZEMAN
MORRISON
PRYOR

A quorum was present.

Representative Bierman moved the minutes from the meeting on February 3rd, 2021 be approved. MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Morrison moved HF 521 to the Health Finance and Policy Committee.

Representative Freiberg noted that an author's amendment for HF521 was made available to the committee, but will not be voted on here.

HF 521 (Morrison): Medical assistance postpartum coverage extended.

Representative Morrison presented the bill.

Testifiers:
Siri Fiebiger, MD, MPH, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)
Jessica Holm, Nurse Midwife Division Director at Hennepin Healthcare and HCMC
J’Mag Karbeah, MPH, Doctoral Student, UMN School of Public Health, Division of Health Policy and Management, MPC Population Studies Trainee.
Tara Erickson, Lobbyist, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)
Gina Savage, Minnesota Department of Human Services

Representative Morrison renewed her motion to refer HF521 to the Health Finance and Policy Committee.

The clerk noted the roll:

AYE

FREIBERG
BIERMAN
GRUENHAGEN
ACOMB
AGBAJE
AKLAND
CARLSON
FRANSON
HEINTZEMAN
MORRISON
PRYOR

NAY

MOTION PREVAILED. HF521 was moved to the Health Finance and Policy Committee.

Representative Morrison moved HF520 to the Health Finance and Policy Committee.

Representative Freiberg noted that an author's amendment for HF520 was made available to the committee, but will not be voted on here.

HF520 (Morrison): Prescription contraceptive supply requirements established; health plans required to cover contraceptives, contraceptive services, sterilization, and related medical services, patient education, and counseling; and accommodations established for eligible organizations.

Representative Morrison presented the bill.

Testifiers:
Maren Flynn, MD, Obstetrics and Gynecology Specialist
Kia Whittier, Constituent, District 62B

Representative Morrison renewed her motion to refer HF 520 to the Health Finance and Policy Committee.

The clerk noted the roll.

AYE

FREIBERG
BIERMAN
ACOMB
AGBAJE
CARLSON
MORRISON
PRYOR

NAY

GRUENHAGEN
AKLAND
FRANSON
HEINTZEMAN

MOTION PREVAILED. HF520 was moved to the Health Finance and Policy Committee.


The meeting was adjourned at 11:29 am.

More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF520 (Morrison) - Prescription contraceptive supply requirements established; health plans required to cover contraceptives, contraceptive services, sterilization, and related medical services, patient education, and counseling; and accommodations established for eligible organizations.
  • HF521 (Morrison) - Medical assistance postpartum coverage extended.
House TV Video:
View Archive

02:56 - HF521 (Morrison) Medical assistance postpartum coverage extended (pending referral).
34:43 - HF520 (Morrison) Prescription contraceptive supply requirements established; health plans required to cover contraceptives, contraceptive services, sterilization, and related medical services, patient education, and counseling; and accommodations established for eligible organizations (pending referral).

Runs 58 minutes


HF520 (Morrison) - Prescription contraceptive supply requirements established; health plans required to cover contraceptives, contraceptive services, sterilization, and related medical services, patient education, and counseling; and accommodations established for eligible organizations. (pending referral from Health Finance & Policy)

HF521 (Morrison) - Medical assistance postpartum coverage extended. (pending referral from Health Finance & Policy)

*Agenda items may be added or removed. Bills may be taken in any order*

This remote meeting will be held in accordance with House Rule 10.01 which can be found here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/permrule.asp

Public Viewing Information:
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