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2005-2006 Interim Testimony

Testimony by Department of Human Services staff members before Legislative Interim Committees is listed below. Testimony is posted by committee, and is listed by date. For convenience, presenter and subject information is included. Detailed information about committee responsibilities, membership, and upcoming meetings, is listed on the Legislative Council Web site, see 2005-2006 Interim assigned responsibilities for details

 

Administrative Rules Committee

The Legislative Council's Administrative Rules Committee reviews all rules recently adopted by administrative agencies. See information about 2005-2006 Interim assigned responsibilities for details.

Department Testimony
July 19, 2005 Melissa Hauer, Legal Advisory Unit Report on substance abuse treatment program licensing administrative rules (25kb pdf)
July 19, 2005 Krista Andrews, Legal Advisory Unit Report on TANF Administrative Rules (26kb pdf)
July 19, 2005 Krista Andrews, Legal Advisory Unit Repeal of Administrative Code related to the organization of DHS (15kb pdf)

 

Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations

See 2005-2006 Interim assigned responsibilities for details

 

Budget Section

This committee has many responsibilities. See 2005-2006 Interim assigned responsibilities for details

Department Testimony
October 4, 2006 Maggie Anderson, Medical Services MMIS and Medical Care Advisory Committee (12kb pdf)
October 4, 2006 Brenda Weisz, Fiscal Administration Spreadsheet - DHS Appropriation Changes Made as a Result of Flexibility in Section 6 of HB 1012 (14kb pdf)
June 14, 2006 Alex Schweitzer, State Hospital Update on State Hospital Sex Offender Treatment Program (16kb pdf)
June 14, 2006 Maggie Anderson, Director, Medical Services Division Medicaid Management Information System (MMIS) Update (16kb pdf)
March 8, 2006 Carol K. Olson, Executive Director Status of Medicaid Management Information System (MMIS) March 2006 (29kb pdf)
December 15, 2005 Maggie Anderson, Director, Medical Services Division Status of Medicaid Management Information System (MMIS) 2005 (29kb pdf)
December 15, 2005 Brenda Weisz, Chief Financial Officer Update on Federal Medical Assistance Percentage (FMAP) for fiscal year 2007(13kb pdf)

 

Budget Committee on Government Services

This committee has been given the responsibility of establishing a government performance accountability system pilot project during the interim. For other responsibilities see 2005-2006 Interim assigned responsibilities for details.

Department Testimony
May 16, 2006 JoAnne Hoesel, Mental Health & Substance Abuse Update on treatment services authorized under SB 2373 for people addicted to meth and other substances (15kb pdf)
September 22, 2005 Alex Schweitzer, State Hospital State Hospital Sex Offender Treatment Unit update and tour (18kb pdf)
September 22, 2005 Kerry Wicks, State Hospital Tompkins Rehabilitation Center update: capacity, treatment programs, statistics and tour (16kb pdf)

 

Budget Committee on Health Care

This committee has been assigned to study the need for a comprehensive, long-range study of the state's current and future health care needs in order to address issues such as the aging population of the state, health care cost shifting, trends in uncompensated health care services, shortages of health care professionals, duplication of technology and facilities, and other factors that might affect the health care system in the state in the future. See 2005-2006 Interim assigned responsibilities for details.

Department Testimony
September 13, 2006 Maggie Anderson, Medical Services Division Biennial Medical Assistance Report (163 kb pdf)
September 13, 2006 Maggie Anderson, Medical Services Division Status of the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program and an Update on the Medicaid Systems Project (12 kb pdf)
September 13, 2006 Nancy McKenzie, Regional Human Service Centers Human Service Centers - Licensed Addiction Counselor Vacancies (22 kb pdf)
September 13, 2006 Don Snyder, Children & Family Services Foster Care Update (12 kb pdf)
September 12, 2006 Maggie Anderson, Director, Medical Services Division Options for Providing Medicaid Services for Children with Extraordinary Health Care Needs - and Waiver Update (13kb pdf)
June 12, 2006 Maggie Anderson, Director, Medical Services Division Impact of federal health care facility regulations on the Department of Human Services and the Medicaid budget (17kb pdf)
June 12, 2006 Maggie Anderson, Director, Medical Services Division SCHIP Update: Healthy Steps enrollment and costs (12kb pdf)
July 27, 2005 David Zentner, Medical Services Division Study of North Dakota Health Care Needs (14kb pdf)

 

Budget Committee on Human Services

The committee is studying the Medicaid reimbursement system, the services provided by residential treatment centers and residential child care facilities, and programs providing services to children with special health care needs, as well as a host of other topics. See 2005-2006 Interim assigned responsibilities for details.

Department Testimony
September 13, 2006 Maggie Anderson, Medical Services Division Biennial Medical Assistance Report (164 kb pdf)
September 13, 2006 Maggie Anderson, Medical Services Division Status of the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program and an Update on the Medicaid Systems Project (12 kb pdf)
September 13, 2006 Nancy McKenzie, Regional Human Service Centers Human Service Centers - Licensed Addiction Counselor Vacancies (22 kb pdf)
September 13, 2006 Don Snyder, Children & Family Services Foster Care Update (12 kb pdf)
September 12, 2006 Maggie Anderson, Medical Services Division Options for Providing Medicaid Services for Children with Extraordinary Health Care Needs - and Waiver Update (13kb pdf)
July 11, 2006 Maggie Anderson, Medical Services Division Children with Extraordinary Health Care Needs - Services and Waiver Update (13kb pdf)
July 11, 2006 John Hougen, Public Assistance Federal Changes Affecting the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Program (25kb pdf)
July 11, 2006 Maggie Anderson, Medical Services Division Medical Services Update 7.11.2006 (chronic disease mgmt, PACE and other managed care efforts, long-term-care Partnerships Program, MMIS, FMAP) (39kb pdf)
July 11, 2006 Nancy McKenzie, Regional Human Service Centers Human Service Center Referrals from the Department of Corrections (13kb pdf)
July 11, 2006 Timothy Sauter, West Central and Badlands Human Service Centers Overview and Budget Information about Badlands Human Service Center (BLHSC) in Dickinson (28kb pdf)
July 11, 2006 Timothy Sauter, West Central and Badlands Human Service Centers Overview and Budget Information about West Central Human Service Center (WCHSC) in Bismarck (33kb pdf)
July 10, 2006 Marilyn Rudolph, North Central and Northwest Human Service Centers Overview and Budget Information about North Central Human Service Center (NCHSC) in Minot (33kb pdf)
July 10, 2006 Marilyn Rudolph, North Central and Northwest Human Service Centers Overview and Budget Information about Northwest Human Service Center (NWHSC) in Williston (40kb pdf)
July 10, 2006 Nancy McKenzie, Northeast and Southeast Human Service Centers Human Service Center Clinical Staff Salaries and Market Challenges (29kb pdf)
June 1, 2006 Nancy McKenzie, Northeast and Southeast Human Service Centers Overview and Budget Information about Northeast Human Service Center (NEHSC) (35kb pdf)
June 1, 2006 Nancy McKenzie, Northeast and Southeast Human Service Centers Overview and Budget Update About Southeast Human Service Center (34kb pdf)
June 1, 2006 Ken Schulz, Developmental Center Developmental Center Overview and Budget Update (22kb pdf)
May 31, 2006 Alex Schweitzer, ND State Hospital and ND Developmental Center Plan to Transfer Appropriate Individuals from the Developmental Center to Community Placements (22kb pdf)
May 31, 2006 Lynn Nelson, Lake Region Human Service Center (LRHSC) Lake Region Human Service Center Overview and Update (21kb pdf)
May 31, 2006 Clint DeVier, LRHSC LRHSC Budget Presentation (21kb pdf)
May 31, 2006 Lynn Nelson, South Central Human Service Center (SCHSC) 2006 Interim Testimony: South Central Human Service Center Overview (12kb pdf)
May 31, 2006 Gail Pickett, Clinical Director (SCHSC) Provision of Clinical and Addiction Treatment Services at SCHSC (20kb pdf)
May 31, 2006 Mark Anderson, Fiscal Manager (SCHSC) SCHSC Budget Presentation (21kb pdf)
May 31, 2006 Alex Schweitzer, ND State Hospital and ND Developmental Center 2006 Interim Testimony: State Hospital (24kb pdf)
March 9, 2006 Maggie Anderson, Medical Services Division Medical Services Update 3.7.2006 (37kb pdf)
March 9, 2009 Amy Armstrong, NDCPD (contracted entity) Update - North Dakota's Real Choices Rebalancing Grant (89kb pdf)
March 9, 2006 Maggie Anderson, Medical Services Division Medicaid Waiver Request For Children With Extraordinary Healthcare Needs (13kb pdf)
March 9, 2006 Maggie Anderson, Medical Services Division Payment Procedures For Foster Care Facilities (13kb pdf)
December 14, 2005 Carol K. Olson Department Structure (22kb pdf)
December 14, 2005 Maggie Anderson, Medical Services Division Implementing HB 1459 and HB 1460 (targeted case mgmt., disease mgmt., diagnostic codes, out-of-state nursing home costs, mailing notices, prior authorization, photo IDs, tamper-proof prescription pads, Medicare Part D outreach to visually impaired persons, and actuary services) (71kb pdf)
December 14, 2005 Maggie Anderson, Medical Services Division Status of Implementation of Medicare Part D (kb pdf)
December 14, 2005 Don Muse, Muse & Assoc. Medicare Part D (16kb pdf)
December 14, 2005 Maggie Anderson, Medical Services Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (11kb pdf)
December 14, 2005 Maggie Anderson, Medical Services Status of Medicaid Management Information System (MMIS) Project (17kb pdf)
December 14, 2005 Paul Ronningen, Children & Family Services Foster Care Facility Payment System (17kb pdf)
December 14, 2005 Tammy Gallup-Milner, Children's Special Health Services Children's Special Health Services Program Costs (17kb pdf)
October 4, 2005 Maggie Anderson, Medical Services Divisions Medicaid Grant Expenditures (20kb pdf) (comparison)
October 4, 2005 Maggie Anderson, Medical Services Divisions Medicare Part D Implementation Plan for Dually Eligible Medicaid/Medicare Clients (23kb pdf)
October 4, 2005 Maggie Anderson, Medical Services Divisions Prescription Drug Monitoring Program; Medicaid State Plan Amendment - Asset Disregard; Provider Appeals (13kb pdf)
October 4, 2005 Donald Muse, Muse and Associates Medicare Part D Implementation Plan for Dually Eligible Medicare/Medicaid Clients (20kb pdf)
October 4, 2005 Tammy Gallup-Millner, Medical Services Division - Children's Special Health Services Unit Children's Special Health Services (26kb pdf)
October 4, 2005 Robert Wentz, MD, Medical Director, Children's Special Health Services Unit Children's Special Health Services - Qualifying Conditions (17kb pdf)
October 4, 2005 Paul Ronningen, Children and Family Services Division Foster Care Services (20kb pdf)
July 28, 2005 David Zentner, Medical Services Division Medicaid study and Medicaid-related reports (17kb pdf)
July 28, 2005 Paul Ronningen, Children and Family Services Division Foster Care Facility Payment System Study (16kb pdf)
July 28, 2005 David Zentner, Medical Services Division Study of services to children with special health care needs.(22kb pdf)
July 28, 2005 David Zentner, Medical Services Division Section 11 of HB 1012 (11kb pdf)
July 28, 2005 Alex Schweitzer, N.D. State Hospital and N.D. Developmental Center Plans to transfer appropriate individuals from the Developmental Center to community placements (Section 16 of HB 1012) (10kb pdf)

 

Committee on Alternatives to Incarceration

See 2005-2006 Interim assigned responsibilities for details.

Employee Benefit Programs Committee

Department Testimony
June 21, 2006 Dean Mattern, Human Resources Employee Recruitment and Retention Update (96kb pdf)
February 22, 2006 Dean Mattern, Human Resources Employee Recruitment and Retention (28kb pdf)

 

Information Technology Committee

Department Testimony
December 14, 2005 Maggie Anderson, Medical Services Status of the Medicaid Management Information Systems (MMIS) Project (17kb pdf)
October 10, 2005 Maggie Anderson, Medical Services Medicaid Systems Project Update (12kb pdf)

 

Judiciary Committee

Department Testimony
August 7, 2006 John Hougen, Economic Assistance Policy Alternatives to Abortion Services program update (21kb pdf)
August 7, 2006 Melissa Hauer, Legal Advisory Unit Uniform Trust Code Task Force update (11kb pdf)
November 14, 2005 John Hougen, Economic Assistance Policy Alternatives to Abortion Services (17kb pdf)

 

Legislative Audit and Fiscal Review Committee

The committee receives audit reports and deals with other issues related to the auditing of state agencies and other government entities.

Department Testimony

 

Legislative Council Testimony

Department Testimony
September 11, 2006 Brenda Weisz, Chief Financial Officer Fiscal Note on Initiated Measure - Child Custody and Support (12kb pdf)
September 11, 2006 DHS testimony attachment Letter from Wade Horn, Assistance Secretary for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, to Carol K. Olson regarding clarification on impact of initiated measure (faxed copy received Sept. 8) (391kb pdf)
September 11, 2006 DHS testimony attachment Letter from Thomas Sullivan, Regional Administrator, Administration for Children and Families, to Sen. Tom Fischer regarding initiated measures (284kb pdf)

 

Tribal and State Relations Committee

Department Testimony
February 21, 2006 Linda Wright, Aging Services Delivery of home and community-based services and case management services in Indian country (15kb pdf)
February 21, 2006 Mike Schwindt, Child Support Enforcement Child support enforcement in Indian country (25kb pdf)

 

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