STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-FIFTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION
HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES FINANCE COMMITTEE
Chair Dean officially called the meeting to order at 6:49 PM on March 6, 2017, in Room 200 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
DEAN, Matt, Chair
ALBRIGHT, Tony, Vice Chair
MURPHY, Erin, DFL Lead
Rep. Heintzeman moved the minutes of March 2, 2017 for approval. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF 1203 (ALBRIGHT) HEALTH PLAN COVERAGE FOR PRESCRIPTION EYE DROP REFILLS REQUIRED
Representative Albright moved HF 1203 be re-referred to the General Register.
Representative Albright moved the A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Representative Albright presented HF 1203 to the committee.
Representative Albright renewed his motion that HF 1203, as amended, be re-referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF 1353 (SCHOMACKER) OBSOLETE NURSING FACILITY CROSS-REFERENCES CORRECTED
Representative Schomacker moved HF 1353 be re-referred to the General Register.
Representative Schomacker presented HF 1352 to the committee.
Representative Schomacker renewed his motion that HF1353 be re-referred to the General Register. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF 1571 (DEAN) LONG-TERM CARE SERVICES AND SUPPORTS STUDY STATUATORY CHANGES MADE, GAP ANALYSIS INLONG-TERM CARE SERVICES FUNDING PROVIDED, AND MONEY APPROPRIATED
Representative Dean moved HF 1571 to be referred to the Ways and Means Committee.
Representative Dean moved the A1 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Representative Dean presented HF 1571 to the committee.
Representative Dean renewed his motion that HF 1571, as amended, be re-referred to the Ways and Means Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF 5 (DAVIDS) STATE-OPERATED REINSURANCE PROGRAM CREATED, AND MONEY APPROPRIATED
Representative Dean moved HF 5 to be re-referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Representative Dean moved the A2 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Representative Schultz moved the A3 amendment. The amendment was discussed and Representative Schultz withdrew the A3 amendment.
Representative Davids presented HF 5 to the committee.
Anne O’Connor, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Commerce
Kathryn Kmit, Minnesota Council of Health Plans
Phil Griffin, America’s Health Insurance Plans
Mary Krinkie, Vice President, Government Relations, Minnesota Hospital Association
Bently Graves, Director of Health Care Policy, Minnesota Chamber of Commerce
Jon Tollefson, Government Affairs Specialist, Minnesota Nurses Association
Representative Dean moved that HF 5, as amended, be re-referred to the committee on Taxes. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
The meeting was adjourned at 9:09 PM.
Representative Matt Dean, Chair
Shiloh Larson, Committee Legislative Assistant