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Health and Human Services Finance

54th MEETING

2017-2018 Regular Session - April 12, 2018

STATE OF MINNESOTA 54th MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES FINANCE COMMITTEE
MINUTES

Chair Dean began the meeting at 1:03 PM on April 12, 2018, in Room 200 of the State Office Building. A quorum was not present.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

DEAN, Matt, Chair
ALBRIGHT, Tony, Vice Chair
MURPHY, Erin, DFL Lead
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

Members Excused:
ALLEN, Susan
BACKER, Jeff

HF 4030 (PETERSBURG) INTERMEDIATE CARE FACILITY FOR PERSONS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES RATE INCREASE PROVIDED

Representative Petersburg presented HF 4030 to the committee.

Testifiers:
Chris Bowman, President, Kaplan Woods Health Care

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

Rep. Zerwas moved the minutes of April 11, 2018 for approval. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Dean moved HF 4030 be laid over.

HF 4030 was laid over.

HF 3201 (ZERWAS) ANOKA-METRO REGIONAL TREATMENT CENTER COUNTY’S COST OF CARE MODIFIED

Representative Zerwas moved HF 3201 be laid over.

Representative Zerwas presented HF 3201 to the committee.

Testifiers:
MaryJo Cobb, Director, Sherburne County Health and Human Services
Angela Youngerberg, Business Operations Manager, Blue Earth County Human Services
Dan Kitzberger, Legislative Director of Direct Care and Treatment, Department of Human Services

HF 3201 was laid over.

HF 3323 (ZERWAS) STATE OPERATED SERVICES MODIFIED

Representative Zerwas moved HF 3323 be laid over.

The A1 amendment was not offered.
Representative Zerwas presented HF 3323 to the committee.

HF 3323 was laid over.

HF 3542 (ZERWAS) COMMUNITY ACTION GRANT FUNDING PROVIDED, AND MONEY APPROPRIATED

Representative Zerwas moved HF 3542 be laid over.

Representative Zerwas presented HF 3542 to the committee.

Testifiers:
Lori Schultz, Executive Director, Tri-CAP Minnesota

At 1:41 PM, Representative Albright assumed the gavel.

HF 3542 was laid over.

HF 2178 (THEIS) DOULA SERVICES MEDICAL ASSISTANCE REIMBURSEMENT RATES ESTABLSHED

Representative Heintzeman moved HF 2178 be laid over.

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

Representative Heintzeman presented HF 2178 to the committee.

Testifiers:
Susan Lane, Minnesota Birth Coalition

HF 2178 as amended was laid over.

HF 2653 (FENTON) HUMAN HERPESVIRUS CYTOMEGALOVIRUS INFORMATION MADE AVAILABLE

Chair Albright moved HF 2653 be laid over.

Representative Fenton presented HF 2653 to the committee.

Testifier:
Marck Schleiss, University of Minnesota Medical School
Leah Henrikson, Mother
Abby Stahouvik, Mother

HF 2653 was laid over.

HF 501 (FENTON) VOICE RESPONSE SUICIDE PREVENTION AND MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS RESPONSE PROGRAM FUNDING PROVIDED TO EXPAND STATEWIDE TEXT MESSAGE RESPONSE PROGRAM, AND MONEY APPROPRIATED

Chair Albright moved to take HF 501 off the table. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Chair Albright moved HF 501 be laid over.

Chair Albright moved the DE2 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifier on the Amendment:
Matthew Eastwood, Chief Executive Officer, Canvas Health, Inc.

Representative Fenton presented HF 501 to the committee.

HF 501 as amended was laid over.

The meeting was adjourned at 2:33 PM.


_______________________________________
Representative Matt Dean, Chair




Shiloh Larson, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF4030 (Petersburg) - Intermediate care facility for persons with developmental disabilities rate increase provided.
  • HF3542 (Zerwas) - Community action grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF2653 (Fenton) - Human herpesvirus cytomegalovirus information made available.
  • HF501 (Fenton) - Voice response suicide prevention and mental health crisis response program funding provided to expand statewide text message response program, and money appropriated.
  • HF2178 (Theis) - Doula services medical assistance reimbursement rates established.
  • HF3201 (Zerwas) - Anoka-Metro Regional Treatment Center county's cost of care modified.
  • HF3323 (Zerwas) - State operated services modified.

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

Bills may be taken in any order. Additional bills may be added to the agenda.

Due to the number of bills on the agenda, please limit testimonies and presentations out of consideration for other testifiers.

**BILL ADDED** HF 3323 (Zerwas)