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Health Care Transformation Task Force

Active dates:2007-2008

The 2007 Legislature required the Governor to convene a Health Care Transformation Task Force to develop an action plan for transforming the health care system in Minnesota in ways that improve affordability, access, quality of health care, and the health status of Minnesotans.


After meeting for 7 months, the task force delivered its comprehensive recommendations to Governor Pawlenty in February 2008.


The Task Force had 13 members appointed by the Governor, four members appointed by the Legislature, and one ex officio member.
Co-Chairs: Commissioner Cal Ludeman, Minnesota Department of Human Services and Representative Thomas Huntley

Task Force Members:
Peter Benner, formerly AFSCME
Senator Linda Berglin
Dr. Charles Fazio, Medica
Thomas Forsythe, General Mills
Michael Howe, Minute Clinic
Carolyn Jones, Governor Pawlenty's Office
Sean Kershaw, Citizens League
Paula Klinger, Hopkins School District
Tony Miller, Carol Inc.
Commissioner Dr. Sanne Magnan, Minnesota
Department of Health (Ex Officio)
Charles Montreuil, Carlson Companies
Dr. Maureen Reed
Senator Julie Rosen
Representative Paul Thissen
David Wessner, Park Nicollet
Dr. Scott Wright, Mayo Clinic

Note: The Legislative Reference Library may have additional reports on or by this group available through our catalog.
Health Care Transformation Task Force [website snapshot]. Minnesota Department of Health, 12/5/2007.
News clippings and documents. Agencies Notebook Collection, 2007-2011.
Record last updated: 06/16/2023

All information on this group from the Library’s collection of agency notebooks has been digitized. These materials are incorporated into the “documents/articles” section of the record. Please contact a librarian with any questions. The Minnesota Agencies database is a work in progress.

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