1.1.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 3630 as follows:
1.2Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:

1.4    Subdivision 1. Inventory. The commissioners of health and human services shall
1.5conduct an inventory on the health-related data collected by each respective department
1.6including, but not limited to, health care programs and activities, vital statistics, disease
1.7surveillance registries and screenings, social determinants of health, and health outcome
1.9The inventory must review the categories of data that are collected, describe the
1.10methods of collecting, organizing, and reporting data relating to race, ethnicity, country of
1.11origin, primary language, tribal enrollment status, and socioeconomic status, and specify
1.12whether the data being collected in these categories is currently required.
1.13    Subd. 2. Review. (a) Upon completion of the inventory in subdivision 1, the
1.14commissioners of health and human services shall consult with representatives of culturally
1.15based community groups, community health boards, tribal governments, hospitals, and
1.16health plan companies to review the compiled inventory and make recommendations on:
1.17(1) how to improve data collection and reporting to better identify and describe
1.18health disparities for particular communities through the collection of additional types and
1.19categories of more granular data;
1.20(2) how to make data in the categories identified in subdivision 1 more accessible to
1.21community groups, researchers, and to the legislature; and
1.22(3) other ways to improve data collection efforts in order to ensure the collection of
1.23high-quality, reliable granular data in clauses (1) and (2) that will ensure accurate research,
1.24establish measurable program outcomes, guide planning and development of programs and
1.25activities to eliminate health disparities, and facilitate informed public policy decisions.
2.1(b) In making recommendations, the commissioners shall consider national and state
2.2standardized data classification systems and federal or state requirements for collection of
2.3data based on predetermined classification systems that may impact data collection efforts.
2.4    Subd. 3. Report. By January 15, 2011, the commissioners of health and human
2.5services shall submit to the legislature the inventory compiled in subdivision 1 and the
2.6recommendations developed in subdivision 2. The report must include a proposed work
2.7plan, implementation schedule, and cost estimate for implementing improvements to
2.8data collection and reporting systems by incorporating more granular categories of data
2.9relating to race, ethnicity, country of origin, primary language, tribal enrollment status,
2.10and socioeconomic status, and making data and reports more accessible to community
2.11groups in usable formats."
2.12Delete the title and insert:
2.13"A bill for an act
2.14relating to eliminating health disparities and promoting health equity; requiring
2.15the commissioner of health to develop new categories for collecting granular data
2.16that accurately captures race, ethnicity, primary language, and socioeconomic
2.17status and to develop a process for standardizing the collection, organization, and
2.18reporting of such data across all health and social determinants data sets."