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Health and Human Services Finance

FORTIETH MEETING

2013-2014 Regular Session - March 06, 2014

MINUTES


MINNESOTA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES STATE OF MINNESOTA
EIGHTY-EIGHTH SESSION

HOUSE HEALTH CARE AND HUMAN SERVICES FINANCE COMMITTEE
Thomas E. Huntley, Chair


Chair Thomas Huntley called to order the fortieth meeting of the Health Care and Human Services Finance Committee at 10:09 a.m. in Room 200 of the State Office Building on Thursday, March 6, 2014. A quorum was present. The committee legislative assistant noted the roll:

Members Present:

Rep. Thomas Huntley, Chair
Rep. Kim Norton, Vice Chair
Rep. Jim Abeler
Rep. Susan Allen
Rep. Matt Dean
Rep. Peter Fischer
Rep. Patti Fritz
Rep. Glenn Gruenhagen
Rep. Laurie Halverson
Rep. Carolyn Laine
Rep. Tina Liebling
Rep. Diane Loeffler
Rep. Joe McDonald
Rep. Rena Moran
Rep. Jerry Newton
Rep. Duane Quam
Rep. Joe Schomacker
Rep. Nick Zerwas

Members Excused:

Rep. Melissa Hortman
Rep. Tara Mack

Overview of Primary Care Workforce

Mark Schoenbaum, MSW, Director, Office of Rural Health and Primary Care, Minnesota
Department of Health

Overview of Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRN)

Dr. Mary Chesney, Ph.D., RN, CNP, Clinical Associate Professor, Director of Doctor
of Nursing Practice Program, University of Minnesota

Overview of Physician Assistants

Heather Bidinger, MMS, PA-C, Program Director of the Master of Physician Assistant
Studies (MAPA) program at St. Catherine University

Overview of Physicians

Dr. Jeremy Springer, MD, Chair of Primary Care Physician Workforce Expansion
Advisory Task Force at Minnesota Medical Association and Family Physician at Park
Nicollet






Minutes
March 6, 2014
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Overview of Graduate Medical Education (GME) and Residencies

Troy Taubenheim, Director, Metro Minnesota Council on Graduate Medical Education
Dr. John S. Andrews, MD, Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education, University of
Minnesota Medical School

Representative McDonald moved approval of the March 4, 2014, minutes. The motion prevailed.


The Chair adjourned the meeting at 11:45 a.m.




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Thomas E. Huntley, Chair


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Jan Horner, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Primary Care Health Workforce Presentations, including graduate medical education and residencies.