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Health and Human Services Finance

42nd MEETING

2017-2018 Regular Session - March 07, 2018

STATE OF MINNESOTA 42nd MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES FINANCE COMMITTEE
MINUTES

Vice Chair Albright began the meeting at 1:04 PM on March 7, 2018, in Room 200 of the State Office Building. A quorum was not present.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
ALBRIGHT, Tony, Vice Chair
MURPHY, Erin, DFL Lead
BACKER, Jeff
CONSIDINE, Jack
FISCHER, Peter
FRANSON, Mary
GRUENHAGEN, Glenn
HALVERSON, Laurie
HAMILTON, Rod
HEINTZEMAN, Josh
JOHNSON, Brian
LIEBLING, Tina
LOEFFLER, Diane
LOHMER, Kathy
LOONAN, Bob
PIERSON, Nels
PINTO, Dave
SCHOMACKER, Joe
ZERWAS, Nick

Members Excused:
DEAN, Matt, Chair
ALLEN, Susan
HALEY, Barb
SCHULTZ, Jennifer

The Department of Human Services presented reports on the Anoka Metro Regional Treatment Center, the Minnesota Security Hospital, and Community Behavioral Health Hospitals.

Dan Kitzberger, Direct Care and Treatment Liaison, Department of Human Services

The Department of Human Services gave an update on the Electronic Visit Verification System Report.

Alex Bartolic, Disability Division Director, Department of Human Services

At 1:10 PM, a quorum was reached and the committee was officially called to order.

Rep. Heintzeman moved the minutes of March 6, 2018 for approval. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The Department of Human Services gave a presentation of the Disability Waiver Financial Management and Waiting List Report.

Alex Bartolic, Disability Division Director, Department of Human Services

The Department of Human Services lead a discussion on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ notification process for Disability Waiver Rate System rates.

Claire Wilson, Assistant Commissioner, Department of Human Services
Alex Kotze, Chief Financial Officer, Department of Human Services
Alex Bartolic, Disability Division Director, Department of Human Services
Kevin Goodno, Best Life Alliance and Minnesota Organization for Habilitation and Rehabilitation

The meeting was adjourned at 2:18 PM.


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Representative Tony Albright, Vice Chair




Shiloh Larson, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Presentation by Department of Human Services on the following reports:.
00:22 - Quarterly Report on Anoka Metro Regional Treatment Center, Minnesota Security Hospital & Community Behavioral Health Hospitals.
03:32 - Electronic Visit Verification System.
16:05 - Disability Waiver Financial Management and Waiting Lists.
23:42 - Discussion with Department of Human Services regarding Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) notification regarding Disability Waiver Rate System (DWRS) rates.
Runs 1 hour, 14 minutes.


Presentation by Minnesota Department of Human Services on the following reports:
- Quarterly Report on Anoka Metro Regional Treatment Center, Minnesota Security Hospital & Community Behavioral Health Hospitals
- Electronic Visit Verification System
- Disability Waiver Financial Management and Waiting Lists

Discussion with Minnesota Department of Human Services regarding CMS notification regarding Disability Waiver Rate System (DWRS) rates