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Health and Human Services Finance

EIGHTEENTH MEETING

2017-2018 Regular Session - February 16, 2017

STATE OF MINNESOTA EIGHTEENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION


HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES FINANCE COMMITTEE
MINUTES

Representative Albright began the meeting at 1:04 PM on February 16, 2017, in Room 200 of the State Office Building. A quorum was not present.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

DEAN, Matt, Chair
ALBRIGHT, Tony, Vice Chair
MURPHY, Erin, DFL Lead
BACKER, Jeff
CONSIDINE, Jack
FISCHER, Peter
FRANSON, Mary
HALEY, Barb
HALVERSON, Laurie
HAMILTON, Rod
HEINTZEMAN, Josh
JOHNSON, Brian
LIEBLING, Tina
LOHMER, Kathy
LOONAN, Bob
PIERSON, Nels
PINTO, Dave
SCHOMACKER, Joe
SCHULTZ, Jennifer
ZERWAS, Nick

Members Excused:
ALLEN, Susan
GRUENHAGEN, Glenn
LOEFFLER, Diane

At 1:05 PM, a quorum was present and Representative Albright officially called the meeting to order.

Rep. Heintzeman moved the minutes of February 15, 2017 for approval. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The committee heard a presentation from the Minnesota Rural Health Association on “The State of Minnesota Rural Health 2017.” Those that presented were:

Steve Gottwalt, Executive Director, Minnesota Rural Health Association
Todd Lemke, Centra care Health System, Paynesville and President of Minnesota Rural Health Association Board
Mark Schoenbaum, Director, Minnesota Department of Health Office of Rural Health and Primary Care

HF 1061 (ZERWAS) HOME AND COMMUNITY-BASED SERVICES AND INCENTIVE POOL FUNDING PROVIDED

Representative Zerwas moved HF 1061 be laid over for possible Inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

Testifiers in Favor:

Lynn Noren, Rise, Inc. and MOHR

HF 1061 was laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

The meeting was adjourned at 1:50 PM.



Representative Tony Albright, Vice Chair




Shiloh Larson, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF1061 (Zerwas) - Home and community-based services and incentive pool funding provided, and money appropriated.

- Presentation on "2017 State of Minnesota Rural Health" report by MN Rural Health Association


If you would like to testify, please contact the Shiloh Larson, Committee Legislative Assistant, at Shiloh.Larson@house.mn