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Health and Human Services Finance

40th MEETING

2017-2018 Regular Session - March 01, 2018

STATE OF MINNESOTA 40th MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION


HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES FINANCE COMMITTEE
MINUTES

Chair Dean began the meeting at 1:05 PM on March 1, 2018, in Room 200 of the State Office Building. A quorum was not present.

At 1:06, a quorum was present and Chair Dean officially called the meeting to order.

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. Murphy moved the minutes of February 28, 2018 for approval. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The Department of Health and Human Services provided an update on the February Forecast as it relates to Health and Human Services.

Shawn Welch, Director of Reports and Forecasts, Minnesota Department of Human Services
Susan Snyder, Deputy Director of Reports and Forecasts, Minnesota Department of Human Services
Matt Burdick, Legislative Director of Health Care and Behavioral Health, Minnesota Department of Human Services

The Minnesota Management and Budget Office presented an update on the February Forecast as it relates to Human Services and the Health Care Access Fund.

Ahna Minge, Executive Budget Office, Minnesota Management and Budget

The Minnesota Department of Commerce gave an update on the 1332 Waiver Minnesota Premium Security Plan.

Peter Brickwedde, Assistant Commissioner of Government and External Affairs, Minnesota Department of Commerce

The Minnesota Department of Human Services provided an update on the February Forecast as it relates to the Children’s Health Insurance Program and Basic Health Plan Funding.

Dave Greeman, Budget Director, Minnesota Department of Human Services

The Minnesota Management and Budget Office gave an update on the Minnesota Insurance Premium Rebate Program.

Erick Hallstrom, Deputy Commissioner, Minnesota Management and Budget



The Minnesota Department of Health reported on the toxic PFCs (perfluorinated chemicals) in the drinking water of the East Metro.

Dan Pollock, Deputy Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Health
Dr. Alan Bender, Epidemiologist Program Manager, Minnesota Department of Health
Jim Kelly, Health Program Senior Manager, Environmental Health Division, Minnesota Department of Health
Dr. Jessie Shmool, Epidemiologist Senior Supervisor, Minnesota Department of Health


The meeting was adjourned at 2:49 PM.


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Representative Matt Dean, Chair




Shiloh Larson, Committee Legislative Assistant













More Info On This Meeting..
House TV Video:
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February Forecast and Health and Human Services:.
- Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) funding.
- Health Care Access Fund (HCAF).
- Minnesota Premium Security Plan (1332 reinsurance waiver).
- MinnesotaCare/Basic Health Plan (BHP) funding.
- Minnesota Premium Rebate program.
Presentation of Department of Health's studies of PFCs in East Metro.
Runs 1 hour, 43 minutes.


Update on:
- February Forecast and Health and Human Services
- Health Care Access Fund (HCAF)
- Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) funding
- MinnesotaCare/Basic Health Plan (BHP) funding
- Minnesota Premium Rebate program
- Minnesota Premium Security Plan (1332 reinsurance waiver)

- Presentation of Minnesota Department of Health's studies of PFCS in East Metro