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Health and Human Services Finance

TWENTY-EIGHTH MEETING

2017-2018 Regular Session - March 09, 2017

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


HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES FINANCE COMMITTEE
MINUTES

Chair Dean began the meeting at 1:04 PM on March 9, 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
LOEFFLER, Diane
LOHMER, Kathy
LOONAN, Bob
PIERSON, Nels
PINTO, Dave
SCHOMACKER, Joe
SCHULTZ, Jennifer
ZERWAS, Nick

Members Excused:
LIEBLING, Tina

Rep. Zerwas moved the minutes of March 8, 2017 for approval. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 2012 (HEINTZEMAN) MENTAL HEALTH GRANT FUNDING PROVIDED, AND MONEY APPROPRIATED

Representative Heintzeman presented HF 2012 to the committee.

Testifiers in Favor:
Glenn Anderson, Northern Pines Mental Health Center
Shelly Anderson, Parent

At 1:08, a quorum was present and the meeting was officially called to order.

Representative Dean moved HF 2012 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill

HF 2012 was laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

HF 1258 (HEINTZEMAN) MENTAL HEALTH CLINICS AND CENTERS PAYMENT RATES MODIFIED

Representative Heintzeman moved HF 1258 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

Representative Heintzeman moved the A1 amendment. THE AMMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Heintzeman presented HF 1258 to the committee.

Testifiers in Favor:
Kevin Goodno, Nystrom and Associates

HF 1258, as amended, was laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

HF 1401 (BAKER) FIRST PSYCHIATRIC EPISODE TREATMENT AND SERVICES FUNDING PROVIDED, AND MONEY APPROPRIATED

Representative Dean moved HF 1404 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

Representative Baker presented HF 1404 to the committee.

Testifiers in Favor:
Sue Abderholden, Executive Director, National Alliance on Mental Illness
Cindy Cattell, Parent, Golden Valley, Minnesota

HF 1404 was laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

HF 1177 (BAKER) CHILDREN’S MENTAL HEALTH COLLABORATIVES FUNDING PROVIDED, REPORT REQUIRED, AND MONEY APPROPRIATED

Representative Dean moved HF 1177 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

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

Representative Baker presented HF 1177 to the committee.

Testifiers in Favor:
Becky Romosz, Parent and retired psychiatric nurse
Rochelle Peterson, Executive Director of Putting All Communities Together for Families

HF 1177, as amended, was laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

HF 1371 (PETERSON) HOSPITAL CONSTRUCTION MORATORIUM EXCEPTION FOR A JEVENILE PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL AUTHORIZED

Representative Dean moved HF 1371 be re-referred to the General Register.

Representative Peterson presented HF 1371 to the committee.

Representative Dean renewed his motion that HF 1371 be re-referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 1194 (ALBRIGHT) MENTAL HEALTH SERVICE PROVISIONS MODIFIED, REIMBURSEMENT FOR INSTITUTIONS OF MENTAL DISEASE FOR CHILDREN PROVIDED, AND COMPREHENSIVE ANALYSIS AND REPORT REQUIRED ON INTENSIVE MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES FOR CHILDREN

Representative Albright moved HF 1194 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

Representative Albright presented HF 1194 to the committee.

Testifiers in Favor:
Richard Wolleat, Chief Executive Officer of Northwood Children’s Services, Aspire Minnesota
Jamie Halpern, Minnesota Association of County Social Service Administrators
Sue Abderholden, National Association of Mental Illness
Mary Reagan, Aspire Minnesota

HF 1194 was laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

HF 1195 (ALBRIGHT) PSYCHHIATRIC RESIDENTIAL TREATMENT FACILITIES FOR PERSONS YOUNGER THAN 21 CRITERIA ESTABLISHED

Representative Albright moved HF 1195 be re-referred to the General Register.

Representative Albright presented HF 1195 to the committee.

Representative Albright renewed his motion that HF 1195 be re-referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF 1282 (KIEL) LICENSED PSYCHOLOGIST LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS CLARIFIED, AND LANGUAGE UPDATED

Representative Dean moved HF 1282 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

Representative Kiel presented HF 1282 to the committee.

Testifiers in Favor:
Dr. Robin McLeod, Past President, Minnesota Psychological Association

Representative Albright assumed the gavel a t 2:10 PM.

HF 1282 was laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

HF 262 (KIEL) ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE WORKING GROUP EXTENDED

Representative Albright moved HF 262 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

Representative Albright moved the A1 amendment. THE AMMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Kiel presented HF 262 to the committee.

Testifiers in Favor:
Beth McMullen, Vice President, Government Affairs, Alzheimer’s Association Minnesota-North Dakota
Eric Linn, Alzheimer’s Advocate

HF 262 was laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

HF 345 (ZERWAS) PALLIATIVE CARE ADVISORY COMMITTEE CREATED

Representative Albright moved HF 345 be laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

Representative Zerwas presented HF 345 to the committee.

Testifiers in Favor:
Ellie Beaver, Government Relations Director, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network

HF 345 was laid over for possible inclusion in the Health and Human Services Omnibus bill.

The meeting was adjourned at 2:28 PM.


______________________________________
Representative Matt Dean, Chair




Shiloh Larson, Committee Legislative Assistant









More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF1258 (Heintzeman) - Mental health clinics and centers payment rates modified.
  • HF1404 (Baker) - First psychiatric episode treatment and services funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF1177 (Baker) - Children's mental health collaboratives funding provided, report required, and money appropriated.
  • HF1194 (Albright) - Mental health service provisions modified, reimbursement for institutions of mental disease for children provided, and comprehensive analysis and report required on intensive mental health services for children.
  • HF1371 (Peterson) - Hospital construction moratorium exception for a juvenile psychiatric hospital authorized.
  • HF1282 (Kiel) - Licensed psychologist licensure requirements clarified, and language updated.
  • HF262 (Kiel) - Alzheimer's disease working group extended, and money appropriated.
  • HF345 (Zerwas) - Palliative Care Advisory Committee created.
  • HF2012 (Heintzeman) - Mental health grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF1195 (Albright) - Psychiatric residential treatment facilities for persons younger than 21 criteria established.
House TV Video:
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HF2012 (Heintzeman) Mental health grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
14:15 - HF1258 (Heintzeman) Mental health clinics and centers payment rates modified.
26:00 - HF1404 (Baker) First psychiatric episode treatment and services funding provided, and money appropriated.
34:20 - HF1177 (Baker) Children's mental health collaboratives funding provided, report required, and money appropriated.
46:11 - HF1371 (Peterson) Hospital construction moratorium exception for a juvenile psychiatric hospital authorized.
48:16 - HF1194 (Albright) Mental health service provisions modified, reimbursement for institutions of mental disease for children provided, and comprehensive analysis and report required on intensive mental health services for children.
1:00:44 - HF1195 (Albright) Psychiatric residential treatment facilities for persons younger than 21 criteria established.
1:03:01 - HF1282 (Kiel) Licensed psychologist licensure requirements clarified, and language updated.
1:08:10 - HF262 (Kiel) Alzheimer's disease working group extended.
1:17:26 - HF345 (Zerwas) Palliative Care Advisory Committee created.
Runs 1 hour, 24 minutes.


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

**BILLS ADDED** HF 2012 (Heintzeman) and HF 1195 (Albright)