STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRD MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-FOURTH SESSION
COST CONTAINMENT DIVISION
HEALTH POLICY AND FINANCE COMMITTEE
Representative Jim Abeler, Chairman of the Cost Containment Division of the Health Policy and Finance Committee, called the Second meeting to order at 4:40 P.M. on Wednesday, February 2, 2005 in Room 10 of the State Office Building.
The Clerk noted the roll.
ABELER, Jim, Chairman POWELL, Duke
BRADLEY, Fran OTREMBA, Mary Ellen
BROD, Laura SAMUELSON, Char
HUNTLEY, Tom THISSEN, Paul
A quorum was present.
Rep. Abeler made introductory comments.
Presentation from Buyers Health Care Action Group
Carolyn Pare, Chief Executive Officer, Buyers Health Care Action Group
Presentation from Minnesota Medical Association
Dr. Judy Shank, Chair of the MMA Health Care Reform Task Force
Janet Silversmith, MMA Director of Health Economics & Policy Analysis
Presentation from Brain Injury Association
Tom Gode, Executive Director, Brain Injury Association of Minnesota
Presentation on Health Care Reporting
Kip Sullivan, MN Universal Health Care Coalition
The meeting was adjourned at 6:20 PM.
Rep. Jim Abeler, Chairman
Jason Flohrs, Committee Legislative Assistant