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Date Location Agenda Minutes
07/26/2016 10:00 AM Adjourned RM 116

10:00am Welcome

10:15am Managed care implementation status. DHS/IME

11:00am Hear from providers

11:45am Lunch break

12:30pm Hear from consumers, advocates

1:15pm MCOs and DHS/IME provide update and respond to concerns and answer questions

2:30pm Adjourn

04/20/2016 3:00 PM Adjourned RM 22

Medicaid Privatization Implementation Report & Q&A

Mikki Stier, Medicaid Director

Jean Slaybaugh, DHS CFO

Liz Matney, Medicaid Managed Care Bureau Chief

MCO representatives:

Kim Foltz, Health Plan Chief Executive Officer, United Healthcare

Cheryl Harding, Market President-Iowa, AmeriHealth Caritas

Cynthia MacDonald, Plan President, Amerigroup

04/13/2016 3:00 PM Adjourned RM 22

Presentation: Medicaid Privatization Implementation

Mikki Stier, Medicaid Director

Liz Matney, Managed Care Bureau Chief

Jean Slaybaugh, DHS Chief Financial Officer

Representatives from the Attorney General’s Office and representatives from the 3 MCOs will also be present to answer questions.

03/30/2016 3:00 PM Adjourned RM 22

Presentation: Medicaid Privatization Oversight and Contract Compliance

Mikki Stier, Medicaid Director

Jean Slaybaugh, DHS CFO

Liz Matney, Medicaid Managed Care Bureau Chief

03/23/2016 3:00 PM Adjourned RM 22

Brief Update on CMS Readiness Criteria

Mikki Stier, Medicaid Director

Panel of MCO Representatives to Take Questions

Kim Foltz, Health Plan Chief Executive Officer, United Healthcare;

Cheryl Harding, Market President-Iowa, AmeriHealth Caritas;

Cynthia MacDonald, Plan President, Amerigroup;

03/21/2016 3:00 PM Adjourned RM 22

The Governor Appointee Subcommittee reports and recommendations will be received and discussed for approval.

03/16/2016 3:00 PM Adjourned RM 22

Governor Appointments that are ready.

Presentation: Medicaid Director Mikki Stier and

Liz Matney, Managed Care Bureau Chief at IME

Topic: IME Managed Care contract compliance, oversight and program integrity

03/09/2016 2:30 PM Adjourned RM 22

Please note the Agenda has been revised with an addition.

HF 2366 Mental Health Advocates Sen. Jochum

HF 2387 Dental Board Alternative Exam Sen. Bolkcom

02/17/2016 3:00 PM Adjourned RM 22

SF 2091 Disclosure of Ownership Information Sen. Taylor

SF 2141 Reporting of Child Abuse Sen. Taylor

SF 2165 Drug Endangered Children Sen. Allen

SSB 3114 DHS Child Welfare Sen. Mathis

SSB 3143 Genetic Counselors Sen. Bolkcom

SSB 3151 Mental Illness Treatment Sen. Mathis

02/15/2016 3:30 PM Adjourned RM 22

Agenda:

SSB 3113 Medical Assistance Advisory Council Membership Sen. Ragan

SF 2008 Drug Overdose Treatment Sen. Bolkcom

SF 2107 Medicaid Oversight Sen. Ragan

Other Bills that are ready

02/10/2016 3:00 PM Adjourned RM 22

Agenda

Appointment: George Belistos to Commission on Tobacco Use Prevention and Control Commission Sen. Mathis

Presentation: Children’s Mental Health and Well-Being Workgroup by Co-Chairs Anne Gruenewald and Jerry Foxhoven

Bills:

SSB 3036 Oral Contraceptive Prescriptions Sen. Mathis

SSB 3072 Iowa Department of Public Health Modernization Sen. Wilhelm

SSB 3109 Children’s Mental Health and Well Being Sen. Mathis

SF 2075 Psychologist Prescribing Sen. Bolkcom (IF READY)

02/08/2016 4:30 PM Adjourned RM 22

BILLS:

SSB 3066 Alzheimer’s Awereness (Sen. Wilhelm)

SSB 3073 Meningococcal Immunization (Sen. Taylor)

SSB 3081 Managed Care Termination (Sen. Jochum)

SF 2032 Mental Health Records (Sen. Jochum)

SF 2049 Speech Therapy Benefits (Sen. Jochum) IF READY

02/03/2016 3:00 PM Adjourned RM 22

Note: Revised Agenda

SSB 3003 Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (Sen. Allen)

SSB 3004 Controlled Substance Schedule (Sen. Wilhelm)

SF 2046 Supported Employment (Sen. Ragan) – If Ready

SF 2057 Cytomegalovirus public health initiative (Sen. Wilhelm) – If Ready

01/27/2016 3:00 PM Adjourned RM 22

Presentation:

Ombudsman Alliance Report

Deanna Clingan-Fischer, State Long Term Care Ombudsman

01/25/2016 3:30 PM Adjourned RM 22

Presentation

Mikki Stier, Medicaid Director - Update on Medicaid

01/20/2016 3:30 PM Adjourned RM 22

The Human Resources Committee will discuss SSB 3005 (Senators Mathis–Chair, Costello and Ragan) Juvenile Shelter Care Rate Fix and will listen to a presentation by Chad Dahm, Bureau Chief, Child Care Bureau, DHS on the Child Care and Development Block Grant Reauthorization.

01/14/2016 11:30 AM Adjourned RM 22

The Senate Human Resources Committee will begin with an organizational meeting.

04/28/2015 10:45 AM Adjourned RM 22

The Senate Human Resources Committee will consider the Governor's appointment of Beverly Winkie to the Enbloc Confirmation Calendar for the Commission on Aging.

04/15/2015 9:15 AM Adjourned RM 22

The Senate Human Resources Committee will consider the Governor's appointment, Roger Thomas to the Health Facilities Council.

04/02/2015 11:00 AM Adjourned RM 22

The Human Resources Committee will consider:

  • HF 449 – Psychiatric Bed Tracking System (Senator Ragan)
  • HF 510 – Transportation of Persons with Substance Use Disorders or Mental Health Conditions (Senator Ragan)
  • HF 534 – Stipends for Mental Health Professionals (Senator Mathis)
  • HF 579 – Regulation of Health Care Facilities (Senator Ragan)

03/26/2015 11:00 AM Adjourned RM 22

The Senate Human Resources Committee will consider:

  • HF - 468 Jochum A bill for an act relating to the appointment of mental health advocates.
03/24/2015 11:00 AM Adjourned RM 22

The Human Resources Committee will consider the remaining Governor's appointments.

03/19/2015 11:00 AM Adjourned RM 22

Charles M. Palmer, Director of the Iowa Department of Human Resources will speak about the Department's accomplishments and take

questions about priorities for his next term.

Any Governor’s appointments that are ready will be considered.

03/17/2015 11:00 AM Adjourned RM 22

Donna K. Harvey, Director of Iowa Department of Aging will speak about the Department's accomplishments in her first term and take questions about her vision and priorities for her next term.

03/05/2015 12:00 PM Adjourned RM 22

The Senate Human Resourcese Committee will consider the following bills:

SSB 1021 - Board of Pharmacy – Senator Dotzler (amendment)

SSB 1136 - Child Care Reimbursement Quality Incentive Study – Senator Mathis (amendment)

SSB 1181 - Mental Health Redesign Cleanup – Senator Ragan (amendment)

SSB 1182 - Caregiver Inpatient Discharge Protocol – Senator Jochum (amendment)

SSB 1208 - Children’s Health and Wellbeing – Senator Mathis ( amendment)

SSB 1210 - ABLE Savings Plan Trust – Senator Bolkcom (amendment)

SSB 1253 – Medicaid Managed Care Oversight – Senator Ragan (amendment)

SF 302 – Disability Policy Council – Senator Johnson (amendment)

03/04/2015 1:30 PM Adjourned RM 22

The Senate Human Resources Committee will consider the following bills:

  • SSB 1167 – Health Care Workforce – Senator Mathis (amendment)
  • SSB 1180 – Child Welfare Improvements – Senator Ragan (amendment)
  • SSB 1200 – Interstate Contracts for Care – Senator Wilhelm (amendment)
  • SSB 1209 - Overdose Prevention – Senator Taylor
  • SSB 1240 - Subacute Care Facilities - Senator Ragan
  • SSB 1244 - Epinephrine Pens - Senator Ragan (amendment)
  • SF 307 - Disaster Case Management - Senator Allen
  • SF 308 – Mental Health Institutes – Senator Taylor

03/02/2015 3:30 PM Adjourned RM 22

The Senate Human Resources Committee will consider four bills:

  • SSB 1095 – Special Advocates – CH Dotzler (w/amendment)
  • SSB 1199 - Social Impact Bonds – CH Mathis
  • SF 142 - Long Term Care – Aggressive/Psych Behaviors - CH Ragan (w/amendment)
  • SF 144 Refugee Pilot Program – CH Dotzler – (w/amendment)

02/25/2015 3:00 PM Adjourned RM 22

The Senate Human Resources Committee will consider:

SF 31 - Conversion Therapy w/amendment (Bolkcom)

SSB 1165 - Donor Network – procurement from Medical Examiner w/amendment (Mathis)

SSB 1198 – Pneumococcal vaccine (Mathis)

02/23/2015 4:00 PM Adjourned RM 22

Shelly Chandler, IACP Executive Director will speak on the Olmstead Act, Housing and CMS.

02/18/2015 2:00 PM Adjourned RM 22

The Senate Human Resource Committee will meet to consider four bills. They are:

  • SSB 1015 – Medical Licenses (Dotzler)
  • SSB 1019 – Medical Compact (Ragan)
  • SB 1039 – Public Health Modernization (Allen)
  • SSB 1096 – Public Health Omnibus (Wilhelm)
02/16/2015 3:00 PM Adjourned RM 22

The Human Resources Committee will listen to presentations for the need for a comprehensive medical cannabis program in Iowa.

  • Jen Goodell
  • Brandon Braze
  • Lori Tassin
  • Jon Curtis
  • Dan Endreason, Public Policy Manager, National MS Society, Upper Midwest Chapter
02/11/2015 3:00 PM Adjourned RM 22

The Human Resources Committee will consider three bills:

The Committee will also hear from Dr. Al Whitters, Medical Director of Mercy Medical Center Behavioral Services,

Kent Jackson, Administrative Director of Behavioral Services at St. Luke's UnityPoint Cedar Rapids and

Joan Becker, an advocate for mental health access and mother of Mark Becker, convicted of murdering Aplington-Parkersburg Coach Ed Thomas, will appear before the committee to talk about their family’s experiences.

02/09/2015 4:00 PM Adjourned RM 22

The Senate Human Resources Committee will consider 2 appointments:

  • Thomas Broeker, Mental Health and Disability Services Commission
  • Gerd Claybaugh, Department of Public Health Director

The Senate Human Resources Committee will meet to consider 5 bills:

The Department of Human Services will provide an update on the Medicaid State Innovation Model. The presenter is Julie Lovelady, Interim Medicaid Director.

02/04/2015 3:00 PM Adjourned RM 22

Agenda:

The Senate Human Resources Committee will hear from the Governor’s appointee, Gerd Clabaugh as the Director of the Iowa Department of Public Health and receive an update on the Medicaid program, including waivers and the State Innovation Model.

02/02/2015 4:00 PM Adjourned RM 22

Agenda

The Senate Human Resources Committee will discuss the topic, dementia.

Presenters will be:

Mike Issacson, CEO of the Northeast Iowa Agency on Aging

Donna Harvey, Director of Iowa Department on Aging

Carol Sipfle, Executive Director of the Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Iowa

Linda Brown, Project Manager of the Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Iowa

01/28/2015 3:00 PM Adjourned RM 22

The Senate Human Resources Committee will meet to discuss health care workforce. The presenters will be:

Dr. Bob Russell, Chief for the Bureau of Oral and Health Delivery Services at the Iowa Health Workforce Center

Teresa Bomhoff, President of the Greater Des Moines NAMI

Julie McMahon, Policy Consultant for Iowa CareGivers

01/27/2015 2:00 PM Cancelled RM 22

This meeting is cancelled and will be rescheduled.

01/21/2015 4:00 PM Adjourned RM 22

ACES presentation.

01/14/2015 4:30 PM Adjourned RM 22

The Senate Human Resources Committee will meet for introductions and orgination. This meeting has been moved from January 15 at 1:30pm to Wednesday January 14 at 4:30 p.m.