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2013-2014 Interim Testimony

Testimony by N. D. 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 website at http://www.legis.nd.gov/assembly/63-2013/session-interim

List By Committee:

Administrative Rules Committee

Department Testimony
Sept. 15, 2014 Julie Leer, Legal Services Division Report: NDAC 75-03-23 Provision of Home and Community-Based Services Under the Service Payments for Elderly and Disabled Program and the Medicaid Waiver for the Aged and Disabled Program and 75-03-24, Expanded Service Payments for Elderly and Disabled
June 11, 2014 Julie Leer, Legal Services Division Report: NDAC Chapter 75-03-38, 75-03-39, and 75-04-06, Autism Spectrum Disorder Voucher Program, Autism Services Waiver, and Eligibility for Intellectual Disabilities-Developmental Disabilities Case Management Services
June 11, 2014 Julie Leer, Legal Services Division Report: NDAC Chapter 75-02-02.1 and 75-02-02.2, Eligibility for Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program
June 11, 2014 Julie Leer, Legal Services Division Report: NDAC Chapter 75-03-15 and 75-03-16, Ratesetting for Providers of Services to Foster Children – Group Homes and Residential Child Care Care and Licensing of Group Homes and Residential Child Care Facilities
June 11, 2014 Julie Leer, Legal Services Division Report: NDAC Chapter 75-02-07.1, Ratesetting for Basic Care Facilities
June 11, 2014 Julie Leer, Legal Services Division Report: NDAC Chapter 75-02-02, Medical Services
March 11, 2014 Julie Leer, Legal Services Division Report: NDAC Chapter 75-02-02, Provider Integrity
March 11, 2014 Julie Leer, Legal Services Division Report: NDAC Chapter 75-02-02.1, Eligibility for Medicaid
March 11, 2014 Julie Leer, Legal Services Division Report: NDAC Chapter 75-02-01.3, Child Care Assistance
December 12, 2013 Julie Leer, Legal Services Division Report: NDAC Chapter 75-02-06, Ratesetting for Nursing Home Care
December 12, 2013 Julie Leer, Legal Services Division Report: NDAC Chapter 75-02-01.2, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program
December 12, 2013 Julie Leer, Legal Services Division Report: NDAC Chapter 75-03-14, Family Foster Care for Children

Budget Section

Department Testimony
Sept. 24, 2014 Jenny Witham, Information Technology Services Division Updates on Medicaid Systems Project and Eligibility Systems Modernization Project
June 25, 2014 Jenny Witham, Information Technology Services Division Medicaid Systems Update
March 12, 2014 Deb McDermott, Chief Financial Officer Grant Program for Critical Access Hospitals in Oil-Producing Counties

Commission on Alternatives to Incarceration

Department Testimony
April 28, 2014 Sandy Thompson, West Central Human Service Center Director Recruitment and Retention Strategies for Addiction Counselors at the Human Service Centers
February 11, 2014 Maggie Anderson, Executive Director Report on Adult and Adolescent Residential Treatment Programs in North Dakota
December 9, 2013 Jeff Stenseth, Southeast Human Service Center Treatment Programs offered at Southeast Human Service Center in Fargo
September 10, 2013 Kerry Wicks, ND State Hospital Tompkins Rehabilitation and Corrections Center Program

Economic Impact Committee

Department Testimony
Sept. 29, 2014 Jennifer Barry, Children and Family Services Division Update on the Child Care Capacity and Efforts to Recruit Licensed Child Care Providers
Sept. 29, 2014 Carol Cartledge, Economic Assistance Policy Division Update on the Child Care Assistance Program
June 25, 2014 Shari Doe, Children and Family Services Division Variations in City Ordinances Related to Child Care Providers
April 30, 2014 Jennifer Barry, Children and Family Services Division Proposed Federal Requirements and Opportunities Related to Early Childhood Services
February 3, 2014 Jennifer Barry, Children and Family Services Division Bright and Early North Dakota - New Program to Support Early Childhood Development and Quality Child Care
November 18, 2013 Carol Cartledge, Economic Assistance Policy Division Eligibility Changes to the Child Care Assistance Program
July 31, 2013 Sandy Hanretty, Early Childhood Regional Supervisor Study of Child Care Services

Employee Benefits Programs Committee

Department Testimony
     

Government Finance Committee

Department Testimony
Sept. 10, 2014 Maggie Anderson, DHS Executive Director DHS 2015-2017 Budget Request and Other Budget-Related Matters
July 1, 2014 Terry Peterson, Child Support Division Child Support Lien Registry
February 12, 2014 Deb McDermott, Chief Financial Officer Update on the Department's Budget

Government Services Committee

Department Testimony
April 2, 2014 Russ Cusack, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Report on the Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities
April 2, 2014 Alex Schweitzer, North Dakota State Hospital Usage of Structures and Property at the North Dakota State Hospital
November 13, 2013 Alex Schweitzer, North Dakota State Hospital State Hospital Programs and Services Including the Use of Structures and Property on the Campus
August 22, 2013 Kerry Wicks, North Dakota State Hospital Use of Structures and Property of the James River Correctional Center and the North Dakota State Hospital

Health Services Committee

Department Testimony
Oct. 9, 2014 Julie Schwab, Medical Services Division Estimated Funding Required for Medicaid Reimbursement of Community Paramedic Services
July 30, 2014 Karen Tescher, Medical Services Division Potential Relationship Between Community Paramedics and Home and Community-Based Services
July 30, 2014 Julie Schwab, Medical Services Division N.D. Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program Dental Services
July 31, 2013 Cindy Sheldon, Medical Services Division Feasibility of Community Paramedics
July 31, 2013 Jodi Hulm, Medical Services Division N.D. Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program Dental Services

Healthcare Reform Review Committee

Department Testimony
Oct. 1, 2014 Julie Schwab, Medical Services Division Status Report on Medicaid Expansion in North Dakota
July 23, 2014 Julie Schwab, Medical Services Division Status Report on Medicaid Expansion in North Dakota
May 14, 2014 Dr. Rosalie Etherington, N.D. State Hospital Professionals Authorized to Participate in Mental Health Commitment Proceedings
May 14, 2014 Julie Schwab, Medical Services Division Status Report on Medicaid Expansion in North Dakota
March 19, 2014 Julie Schwab, Medical Services Division Care Coordination Programs for Medicaid, Medicaid Expansion, and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
March 19, 2014 Julie Schwab, Medical Services Division Status Report on Medicaid Expansion in North Dakota
January 15, 2014 Julie Schwab, Medical Services Division Status Report on Medicaid Expansion in North Dakota
January 15, 2014 Jenny Witham, Information Technology Services Division Status Report on Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program Eligibility Systems
July 9, 2013 Jenny Witham, Information Technology Services Division Status Report on Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program Eligibility Systems

Human Services Committee

Department Testimony
August 28, 2014 Carol Cartledge, Economic Assistance Policy Division Impact of Changing Eligibility Requirements for the Child Care Assistance Program
August 28, 2014 Trisha Page, Autism Services Unit Update on the Autism Spectrum Disorder Voucher Program Pilot Project
August 28, 2014 Maggie Anderson, DHS Executive Director Comments to Recommendations Outlined in a Study on Behavioral Health Needs of Youth and Adults in North Dakota
August 28, 2014 Shari Doe, Children and Family Services Division Behavioral Health Needs of Children Entering Foster Care
August 28, 2014 Alex Schweitzer, Field Services Director Electronic Health Record System to Facilitate a Behavioral Health Data Repository
July 22, 2014 JoAnne Hoesel, Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services Division Status of the State Plan on Autism Spectrum Disorders
July 22, 2014 Julie Schwab, Medical Services Division Medicaid Transportation-Related Payment Levels and Recommendations from Long-Term Care Study
July 22, 2014 Maggie Anderson, DHS Executive Director Comments Regarding Study of the Behavioral Health Services in North Dakota
July 22, 2014 Susan Wagner, Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services Division DHS Programs that Use a Sliding Fee Scale to Pay for Services
July 22, 2014 Shari Doe, Children and Family Services Division Behavioral Health Services for Children in Foster Care
June 19, 2014 JoAnne Hoesel, Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services Division Potential Repository for all Public and Private Behavioral Health Data
June 19, 2014 Shari Doe, Children and Family Services Director Behavioral Health Needs in the Child Welfare System
June 19, 2014 Alex Schweitzer, Field Services Director Services and Programs at the Life Skills and Transition Center (formerly the N.D. Developmental Center)
June 19, 2014 JoAnne Hoesel, Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services Division Traumatic Brain Injury Serivces
June 19, 2014 Karen Tescher, Medical Services Division Home and Community-Based Services
April 9, 2014 Julie Schwab, Medical Services Division Annual Report on Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Enrollment and Expenditures
April 9, 2014 Karen Tescher, Medical Services Division Home and Community-Based Services
April 9, 2014 Susan Wagner, Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services Division Traumatic Brain Injury Services
April 9, 2014 JoAnne Hoesel, Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services Division Behavioral Health Services Data to Identify Chronic Issues
January 7, 2014 Julie Schwab, Medical Services Division Update on Long-Term Care Study and Options to Facilitate Replication of a Community Care Model
January 7, 2014 Julie Schwab, Medical Services Division Options for Individuals with Brain Injuries Who Are Working to Access Medicaid Services
January 7, 2014 Alex Schweitzer, Field Services Director Behavioral Health Services Including Expenditures, Usage, and Trends
October 29, 2013 Alex Schweitzer, Field Services Director Behavioral Health Services Offered at the State Hospital and Regional Human Service Centers
October 29, 2013 Susan Wagner, Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services Division Services Offered by the Department for Individuals with Brain Injuries
October 29, 2013 Karen Tescher, Medical Services Division Home and Community-Based Services Available through the Department
October 29, 2013 JoAnne Hoesel, Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services Division Behavioral Health Services Offered by the Department
July 30, 2013 Tina Bay, Developmental Disabilities Division Developmental Disabilities Payment System
July 30, 2013 Susan Wagner, Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services Division System of Care for Individuals with a Brain Injury
July 30, 2013 Karen Tescher, Medical Services Division Home and Community-Based Services Study
July 30, 2013 JoAnne Hoesel, Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services Division Behavioral Health Needs of Youth and Adults

Information Technology Committee

Department Testimony
Sept. 25, 2014 Jenny Witham, Information Technology Services Division Closeout Report for the Vocational Rehabilitation Information System Replacement Project
Sept. 25, 2014 Jenny Witham, Information Technology Services Division Updates on Medicaid Systems Project and Eligibility Systems Modernization Project
March 13, 2014 Jenny Witham, Information Technology Services Division Medicaid Systems Update
December 10, 2013 Jenny Witham, Information Technology Services Division Medicaid Systems Update
August 20, 2013 Jenny Witham, Information Technology Services Division Medicaid Systems Update

Judiciary Committee

Department Testimony

May 6, 2014

Alex Schweitzer, State Hospital Superintendent

Report on the sex offender treatment program at the N.D. State Hospital

Legislative Audit and Fiscal Review Committee

Department Testimony
     

Tribal-State Relations Committee

Department Testimony
May 29, 2014 Julie Schwab, Medical Services Division Status Report on Medicaid Expansion in North Dakota
Feb. 5, 2014 Julie Schwab, Medical Services Division Status Report on Medicaid Expansion in North Dakota
Oct. 16, 2013 Maggie Anderson, Executive Director Medicaid Expansion and Money Follows the Person Tribal Initiative

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