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Health and Human Services Reform

FIRST MEETING

2011-2012 Regular Session - January 05, 2011

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

HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES FINANCE & HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES REFORM JOINT COMMITTEE
MINUTES

Representative Abeler, Chair of the Health & Human Services Finance Committee, called the joint meeting to order at 12:34 P.M. on January 5, 2011, in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Committees Legislative Assistant noted the rolls.

Members present: Health & Human Finance Committee

Abeler, Jim, Chair
Kiffmeyer, Mary, Vice Chair
Anderson, Diane
Franson, Mary
Fritz, Patti
Gottwalt, Steve
Hamilton, Rod
Hayden, Jeff
Hosch, Larry
Huntley, Thomas
Laine, Carolyn
Lanning, Morrie
Liebling, Tina
Lohmer, Kathy
Mack, Tara
McDonald, Joe
McElfatrick, Carolyn
Murphy, Erin
Schomacher, Joe
Slawik, Nora

Members present: Health & Human Services Reform

Gottwalt Steve, Chair
Mack, Tara, Vice Chair
Abeler, Jim
Barrett, Bob
Benson, Mike
Franson, Mary
Fritz, Patti
Gruenhagen, Glenn
Hosch, Larry
Huntley, Thomas
Kiffmeyer, Mary
Liebling, Tina
Loeffler, Diane
Lohmer, Kathy
McDonald, Joe
McElfatrick, Carolyn
Moran, Rena
Murphy, Erin
Norton, Kim

Members excused: Health & Human Reform:

Norton, Kim
Peterson, Sandra
Quam, Duane

A quorum was present.

George Hoffman, Director, Reports & Forecasts Division, Minnesota Department of Human Services, Chuck Johnson, Chief Financial Officer, Minnesota Department of Human Services, and Jayne Rankin, State Program Administration Manager presented an overview of the Health & Human budget.

Senator Hann assumed the gavel at 1:34 P.M.

Representative Abeler assumed the gavel at 1:39 P.M.

Representative Abeler recessed the committee at 2:17 P.M.

Representative Gottwalt re-convened the meeting at 2:30 PM.

Angela Vogt, Executive Budget Officer, Minnesota Management and Budget presented an overview of the Health Care Access Fund.

The meeting was adjourned at 4:15 P.M.


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Representative Jim Abeler, Chair

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Representative Steve Gottwalt, Chair


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Andy Leer, Committee Legislative Assistant

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Shirley Koderick, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..

DHS base budget explanation
Forecast briefing
MA early expansion
Shifts impacting upcoming biennium
Unallotments
Health Care Access Fund discussion