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Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight

FORTY – FIRST MEETING

2009-2010 Regular Session - November 04, 2009

STATE OF MINNESOTA FORTY - FIRST MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SIXTH SESSION

COMMITTEE ON HEALTH CARE AND HUMAN SERVICES POLICY AND OVERSIGHT
Chair, Representative Paul Thissen

MINUTES


Representative Paul Thissen, Chair of the Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight Committee, called the meeting to order at 9:35 A.M. on Wednesday, November 4, 2009 in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

THISSEN, Paul (Chair)
ABELER, Jim
BUNN, Julie
FRITZ, Patti
GARDNER, Paul
HAYDEN, Jeff
HUNTLEY, Tom
KELLY, Tim
LAINE, Carolyn
LOEFFLER, Diane
MURPHY, Erin
NORTON, Kim




Members excused:

BROD, Laura
EMMER, Tom
GOTTWALT, Steve
LIEBLING, Tina (Vice-Chair)
MACK, Tara
RUUD, Maria
THAO, Cy
TORKELSON, Paul


A quorum was present.

Minnesota Department of Human Services, State Operated Services

State Operated Services Redesign and the impact on facilities, patients, and employees
Anoka-Metro Regional Treatment Facility Redesign
Minnesota Extended Treatment Options: Transforming service delivery

Read Sulik, M.D., Assistant Commissioner, Chemical and Mental Health Services Administration, Minnesota Department of Human Services
Mike Tessneer, Minnesota Department of Human Services

Representative Fritz assumed the gavel at 10:49 A.M.

Chair Thissen assumed the gavel at 10:50 A.M.

Public testimony on State Operated Services

Becky Romosz, R.N., Minnesota Nurses Association
Mark McAfee, AFSCME Council 5
Sue Hanson, Board Member, NAMI-Minnesota
Sue Abderholden, Executive Director, NAMI-Minnesota

Representative Fritz assumed the gavel at 11:52 A.M.

Chair Thissen assumed the gavel at 11:55 A.M.

Paul Goering, M.D., Executive Medical Director for Mental Health, Allina Hospitals and Clinics
Kathy Knight, R.N., Fairview Health Services

Health Care and Human Services
Policy and Oversight Committee
October 5, 2009
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Mary Krinkie, Minnesota Hospital Association

The meeting was adjourned at 12:25 P.M.


Rep. Paul Thissen, CHAIR


Urszula Gryska
Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
House TV Video:
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05:04 - Gavel and introductory remarks.
07:08 - State Operated Services redesign and the impact on facilities, patients, and employees.
1:25:15 - Minnesota extended treatment options: transforming service delivery.
1:31:13 - Public testimony on State Operated Services.
Runs 2 hours, 49 minutes.


Anoka-Metro Regional Treatment Facility Redesign
State Operated Services Redesign and the impact on facilities, patients, and employees
Minnesota Extended Treatment Options: Transforming service delivery