STATE OF MINNESOTA EIGHTH 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 Tuesday, March 8, 2005 in Room 5 of the State Office Building.
The Clerk noted the roll.
ABELER, Jim, Chairman OTREMBA, Mary Ellen
BRADLEY, Fran POWELL, Duke
BROD, Laura SAMUELSON, Char
GREILING, Mindy THISSEN, Paul
HUNTLEY, Tom WESTERBERG, Andy
A quorum was present.
Rep. Abeler made introductory comments.
Presentation on Health Care Cost Containment Ideas
Dr. Dan Nichols, RN PhD, MN Nurses Association
Liz Quam, AMOM
Jeff Nielson, United Farmers Cooperative
Susan Eskedahl, Employer’s Association
Cindy Sheffield, SOMI
Bill Strusinski, MN Regional Service Agencies
Paul Brinkman, NESC
The meeting was adjourned at 6:15 PM.
Rep. Jim Abeler, Chairman
Jason Flohrs, Committee Legislative Assistant