STATE OF MINNESOTA NINTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-SECOND SESSION
HEALTH FINANCE AND POLICY COMMITTEE
Representative Tina Liebling, Chair of the Division, called the virtual Health Finance and Policy Committee meeting to order at 1:00 P.M. on February 1, 2021 pursuant to House rule 10.01. The meeting is being broadcast via Zoom and House Public Information Services.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
LIEBLING, Tina, Chair
HUOT, John, Vice Chair
SCHOMACKER, Joe, Minority Lead
A quorum was present.
Representative Huot moved that the minutes of January 27, 2021 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Chad Hope, Deputy Director, Purchasing and Service Delivery, Minnesota Department of Human Services, presented an overview of pharmacy benefits in public health care programs.
HF8 (Liebling) Commissioner of human services directed to establish prescription drug purchasing program, and program authority and eligibility requirements specified.
Chair Liebling moved that HF8 be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Commerce Finance and Policy.
1. Matt Anderson, Assistant Commissioner, Health Care Administration/State Medicaid Director, Minnesota Department of Human Services
2. Dan Endreson, Senior Director of Policy and Government Affairs, Minnesota Council of Health Plans
3. Peter Fjelstad, PhRMA
4. Sarah Derr, Executive Director, Minnesota Pharmacists Association
Chair Liebling renewed her motion that HF8 be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Commerce Finance and Policy.
Chair Liebling stated there would be a roll call vote. The results were as follows:
On a vote of 11 AYES and 8 NAYS THE MOTION PREVAILED.
The meeting was adjourned at 2:28 P.M.
Representative Tina Liebling, Chair
Krysta Niedernhöfer, Committee Legislative Assistant