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SF 4120

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 03/10/2020 08:46am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

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A bill for an act
relating to human services; adding two members to the opioid prescribing work
group; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 256B.0638, subdivision 3.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 256B.0638, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Opioid prescribing work group.

(a) The commissioner of human services, in
consultation with the commissioner of health, shall appoint the following voting members
to an opioid prescribing work group:

(1) two consumer members who have been impacted by an opioid abuse disorder or
opioid dependence disorder, either personally or with family members;

(2) one member who is a licensed physician actively practicing in Minnesota and
registered as a practitioner with the DEA;

(3) one member who is a licensed pharmacist actively practicing in Minnesota and
registered as a practitioner with the DEA;

(4) one member who is a licensed nurse practitioner actively practicing in Minnesota
and registered as a practitioner with the DEA;

(5) one member who is a licensed dentist actively practicing in Minnesota and registered
as a practitioner with the DEA;

(6) two members who are nonphysician licensed health care professionals actively
engaged in the practice of their profession in Minnesota, and their practice includes treating
pain;

(7) one member who is a mental health professional who is licensed or registered in a
mental health profession, who is actively engaged in the practice of that profession in
Minnesota, and whose practice includes treating patients with chemical dependency or
substance abuse;

(8) one member who is a medical examiner for a Minnesota county;

(9) one member of the Health Services Policy Committee established under section
256B.0625, subdivisions 3c to 3e;

(10) one member who is a medical director of a health plan company doing business in
Minnesota;

(11) one member who is a pharmacy director of a health plan company doing business
in Minnesota; deleted text beginand
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(12) one member representing Minnesota law enforcementdeleted text begin.deleted text endnew text begin; and
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new text begin (13) two consumer members who are suffering from chronic pain, intractable pain, or
a rare disease or condition.
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(b) In addition, the work group shall include the following nonvoting members:

(1) the medical director for the medical assistance program;

(2) a member representing the Department of Human Services pharmacy unit; and

(3) the medical director for the Department of Labor and Industry.

(c) An honorarium of $200 per meeting and reimbursement for mileage and parking
shall be paid to each voting member in attendance.