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Health and Human Services Finance

TWENTY-FOURTH MEETING

2017-2018 Regular Session - March 02, 2017

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-FOURTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION


HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES FINANCE COMMITTEE
MINUTES

Chair Dean officially called the meeting to order at 1:04 PM on March 2, 2017, in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

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

Rep. Albright moved the minutes of March 1, 2017 for approval. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 629 (RARICK) CHILD AGAINST ESTATES PROVISIONS UNDER MEDICAL ASSISTANCE MODIFIED

Representative Dean moved HF 629 be referred to the General Register.

Representative Rarick presented HF 629 to the committee.

Testifiers in Favor:

Rick Rayburn, Willow River

Representative Dean renewed his motion that HF 629 be referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 630 (RARICK) CHILD OUT-OF-HOME PLACEMENT COST AID UNDER THE INDIAN CHILD WEFARE ACT PROVIDED, AND MONEY APPROPIRATED

Representative Dean moved HF 630 be re-referred to the committee on Civil Law and Data Practices.

Representative Dean moved the DE1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

The committee discussed the A2 amendment but it was not offered to the committee.

Representative Rarick presented HF 630 to the committee.

Testifiers in Favor:

John Ongaro, Intergovernmental Affairs Director, St. Louis County
Jim Koppel, Assistant Commissioner, Children and Family Services Division, Department of Human Services
Steven Hallan, County Commissioner, Pine County
Bill Haas, White Earth Tribal Nation

Testifiers Opposed:
Toni Stillday, Ambassador, Red Lake Nation

Representative Dean renewed his motion that HF 630, as amended, be re-referred to the committee on Civil Law and Data Practices. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 872 (BAKER) CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY TREATMENT SERVICE INCREASED

Representative Dean moved HF 872 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

Representative Dean moved the DE1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Baker presented HF 711 to the committee.

Testifiers in Favor:

Mike Schiks, Chief Executive Officer, Project Turnabout
Lane Elmer, Chief Executive Officer, New Beginnings

HF 872, as amended, was laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

HF 711 (MCDONALD) FEDERALLY QUALIFIED HEALTH CENTER AND RURAL HEALTH CLINIC REIMBURSEMENT OPTION PROVIDED FOR DUAL ELIGIBLES, HEALTH CENTER SUBSIDIES PROVIDED, AND MONEY APPROPRIATED

Representative Dean Moved HF 711 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

Representative McDonald presented HF 711 to the committee.

Representative Dean moved the A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifiers in Favor:

Jonathan Watson, Director of Public Policy, Minnesota Association of Community Health Centers
Dr. Roshana Price-Isuk, Neighborhood HealthSource Medical Director
Julie Marquardt, Purchasing and Service Delivery, Department of Human Services

HF 711, as amended, was laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

HF 865 (MCDONALD) HOUSING SUPPORT SERVICES CREATED, GENERAL ASSISTANCE PROVISIONS MODIFIED, AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMISSIONER REQUIRED TO SEEK NECESSARY FEDERAL WAIVERS

Representative Dean moved HF 865 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

Representative Dean moved the A2 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative McDonald presented HF 865 to the committee.

Testifiers in Favor:

Susie Emmett Schatz, Director of Advocacy and Volunteer Services, Lutheran Social Service
Kelby Grovender, Deputy Executive Director, Hearth Connection

HF 865, as amended, was laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

The meeting was adjourned at 2:35 PM.






Representative Matt Dean, Chair





More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF711 (McDonald) - Federally qualified health center and rural health clinic reimbursement option provided for dual eligibles, health center subsidies provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF872 (Baker) - Chemical dependency treatment service increased.
  • HF629 (Rarick) - Claims against estates provisions under medical assistance modified.
  • HF630 (Rarick) - Child out-of-home placement cost aid under the Indian Child Welfare Act provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF865 (McDonald) - Housing support services created, general assistance provisions modified, and human services commissioner required to seek necessary federal waivers.
House TV Video:
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00:24 - HF629 (Rarick) Claims against estates provisions under Medical Assistance modified.
13:29 - HF630 (Rarick) Child out-of-home placement cost aid under the Indian Child Welfare Act provided, and money appropriated.
43:12 - HF872 (Baker) Chemical dependency treatment service increased.
54:56 - HF711 (McDonald) Federally qualified health center and rural health clinic reimbursement option provided for dual eligibles, health center subsidies provided, and money appropriated.
1:14:50 - HF865 (McDonald) Housing support services created, general assistance provisions modified, and human services commissioner required to seek necessary federal waivers.
Runs 1 hour, 30 minutes.


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