Rep. Peter Fischer
State Office Building, Room 200
*Items may be added*
- HF 2141
(Norris) Allowing counties to provide in-house training for certain training and technical assistance programs.
a. Jessica Leth, Director, Anoka County Economic Assistance
- HF 1403
(Fischer) Aging, disability, behavioral health, substance use disorder, housing, economic assistance, children and family services, health care, licensing, Department of Human Services Office of Inspector General, and conversion therapy laws modified and established; reports required; and money appropriated.
a. Matt Burdick, Director of State Government Relations, Minnesota Department of Human Services
b. Evan Romanoff, Assistant Attorney General, Minnesota Attorney General’s Office
- HF 2712
(Fischer) Procedure for sanctions modified, background studies conducted by Department of Human Services modified, definitions modified, applications and application process modified, license fees modified, commissioner of health access to recipient medical records modified, notice requirements for monetary recovery and sanctions modified, administrative reconsideration process modified, licensing data modified, cases in which email addresses are made public modified, and prone restraints in licensed or certified facilities prohibited.
a. Autumn Baum. Legislative Director for Office of Inspector General, Minnesota Department of Human Services
- HF 2553
(Fischer) Mental health provider staffing, documentation, and diagnostic assessment requirements modified; commissioner of human services required to establish medical assistance mental health service provider certification process; assertive community treatment staff requirements modified; adult rehabilitative mental health services provider entity standards modified; behavioral health home services staff qualifications modified; and managed care contract requirements for mental health and substance use disorder treatment services modified.
a. Ann Henderson, Chief Executive Officer, Mental Health Resources, Inc.
b. Trevor Johnson, Senior Strategy Director of Behavioral Health, Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota
- HF 2628
(Frederick) Fees provided and waived for certified birth records, identification cards, and driver's licenses for persons treated for substance use disorder who are eligible for medical assistance; substance use disorder treatment plan review requirements modified; transition follow-up counseling provided; substance use disorder treatment rate and staffing requirements modified; data required to be provided to providers; temporary rate increases for providers and direct care staff provided; and commissioner directed to develop recommendations on transition support services.
a. Brian Zirbes; Co-Chair of Government Affairs Committee; MARRCH & VP of Policy, Compliance, and Government Relations; Northstar Behavioral Health
- HF 2321
(Pinto) Children's cabinet modified; Department of Children, Youth, and Families established; responsibilities of Department of Education, Department of Human Services, and Department of Public Safety transferred to Department of Children, Youth, and Families; reports required; rulemaking authorized; and money appropriated.
a. Jodi Harpstead, Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Human Services
AMENDMENTS: Deadline for amendments is 1pm on Tuesday, March 7th, 2023.
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