House Health and Human Services Committee - January 29, 2018

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 Recording 1
 Chair Kennedy called the meeting to order at 2:04 p.m.
 Rep. Miles moved to approve the minutes of the January 24,2017, meeting.
 H.B. 167 Incapacitated Person Guardianship Revisions (Winder, M.)
 Rep. Mike Winder presented the bill.
 Mr. Fred Cox, spoke to the bill.
 Mr. Stephen Foxley, Utah State Bar, spoke to the bill.
 Ms. Linda Hansen spoke in favor of the bill.
 Rep. Redd moved to replace H.B. 167 with 1st Substitute H.B. 167.
 Rep. Miles moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 167 out favorably.
 H.B. 139 Telepsychiatric Consultation Access Amendments (Eliason, S.)
 Rep. Steve Eliason presented the bill with the assistance of Mr. Michael Staley, Suicidologist, Utah Office of the Medical Examiner.
 Dr. Jim Ashworth, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, spoke to the bill.
 Mr. Kelly Atkinson, Executive Director, Utah Health Insurance Association, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Mr. Richard Nance, Director, Utah County Department of Drug and Alcohol Prevention and Treatment, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Mark Hiatt, Executive Medical Director, Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Utah, spoke in opposition to the bill.
 Ms. Michelle McOmber, Utah Medicaid Association, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Jennifer Dailey-Provost, Executive Director, Utah Academy of Family Physicians, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms.Erin Jemison, YWCA Utah, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Kaati Tarr, mental health provider, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Teryn Hiatt, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Utah, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Mr. Chet Loftis, PEHP, spoke to the bill spoke to the bill.
 Chair Kennedy moved to amend H.B. 139 with Amendment #2.
 Rep. Kennedy withdrew his motion.
 Rep. Eliason moved to hold H.B. 139.
 H.B. 174 Utah Digital Health Service Commission Membership Amendments (Spendlove, R.)
 Rep. Robert M. Spendlove presented the bill with the assistance of Mr. Mark Hiatt, Executive Director, Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Utah.
 Rep. Thurston moved to pass H.B. 174 out favorably.
 Rep. Ward moved to place H.B. 174 on the Consent Calendar.
 H.B. 100 Medically Complex Children with Disabilities Waiver Program (Redd, E.)
 Rep. Edward H. Redd presented the bill.
 Ms. Patricia Richardson spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. McKnight spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Lorraine Dakan-Gilbert spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Kris Fawson, Legislative Coalition for People with Disabilities, spoke in favor of the bill.
 Rep. Ward moved to replace H.B. 100 with 1st Substitute H.B. 100.
 Rep. Ward moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 100 out favorably.
 H.B. 99 Substance Abuse and Mental Health Act Amendments (Redd, E.)
 Rep. Edward H. Redd presented the bill.
 Mr. Jeremy Christensen, Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health, spoke to the bill.
 Mr. Richard Nance, Director, Utah County Department of Drug and Alcohol Prevention and Treatment spoke in favor of the bill.
 Ms. Lorraine Dakan-Gilbert spoke in favor of the bill.
 Rep. Daw moved to pass H.B. 99 out favorably.
 H.B. 137 Long-term Care Ombudsman Amendments (Daw, B.)
 Rep. Brad M. Daw presented the bill.
 Mr. Ryan Jensen, mental health care advocate, spoke to the bill.
 Mr. Nels Holmgren, Director, Utah Division of Aging and Adult Services, spoke to the bill.
 Rep. Miles moved to pass H.B. 137 out favorably.
 Rep. Chavez-Houck moved to adjourn.
 Chair Kennedy adjourned the meeting at 4:19 p.m.
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 Rep. Brad M. Daw, Chair
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