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Health and Human Services Finance

43rd MEETING

2017-2018 Regular Session - March 08, 2018

STATE OF MINNESOTA 43rd MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION


HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES FINANCE COMMITTEE
MINUTES

Vice Chair Albright began the meeting to order at 1:03 PM on March 8, 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
FISCHER, Peter
FRANSON, Mary
HALEY, Barb
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
CONSIDINE, Jack
GRUENHAGEN, Glenn
SCHULTZ, Jennifer

Commissioner of the Department of Health Jan Malcolm gave an overview of the reports that were heard in committee.

At 1:14, a quorum was reached and Chair Albright officially called the meeting to order.

Rep. Loonan moved the minutes of March 7, 2018 for approval. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The Minnesota Department of Health presented the Adverse Health Events Report to the Committee and answered questions.

Kristen Ehresmann, Director for Infectious Diseases, Minnesota Department of Health

The Minnesota Department of Health presented the Public Health Response Account Report to the Committee and answered questions.

Diane Rydrych, Director of Health Policy Division, Minnesota Department of Health

The Minnesota Department of Health presented the Treated Chronic Disease Costs in Minnesota to the Committee and answered questions.

Stefan Gildemeister, State Health Economist, Minnesota Department of Health

The meeting was adjourned at 2:50 PM.


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Representative Tony Albright, Vice Chair




Shiloh Larson, Committee Legislative Assistant


More Info On This Meeting..

Presentation by Minnesota Department of Health on the following reports:
- Public Health Response Account: Update and Expenditures
- Treated Chronic Disease Costs in Minnesota - a Look Back and a Look Forward
- Adverse Health Events in Minnesota