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Advisory Committee to the Program Committee of the Health Professionals Services Program

Active dates:1994 -

Advises the Health Professionals Services Program Committee as it provides overall management and direction of the Health Professionals Services Program. The Health Professionals Services Program is a confidential program designed to monitor the treatment and continuing care of regulated health care professionals who may be unable to practice with reasonable skill and safety by reason of illness, use of alcohol, drugs, chemicals, or any other materials, or as a result of any mental, physical, or psychological condition. Treatment plans and practice limitations may address physical, mental, or psychological conditions, including chemical abuse and/or dependency. The advisory committee shall also provide consultation to the participating boards who are legislatively charged with adopting joint rules for program services (see Minnesota Statutes section 214.37).


The Advisory Committee to the Program Committee of the Health Professionals Services Program was reviewed by the Legislative Commission on Planning and Fiscal Policy (LCPFP) in 2013 as part of their biennial duty required by Minn. Stat. 3.885 Subd. 11. The LCPFP's 2013 Recommendations called for keeping the committee.


The advisory committee consists of: 

  • one member appointed by each of the following: the Minnesota Academy of Physician Assistants, the Minnesota Dental Association, the Minnesota Chiropractic Association, the Minnesota Licensed Practical Nurse Association, the Minnesota Medical Association, the Minnesota Nurses Association, and the Minnesota Podiatric Medicine Association;
  • one member appointed by each of the professional associations of the other professions regulated by a participating board not specified above;
  • and two public members, as defined by section 214.02.

Members of the advisory committee shall be appointed for two years and members may be reappointed.

Entries for this agency in the Annual Compilation and Statistical Report of Multi-Member Agencies Report: 2023, 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994.

Note: This report provides membership details as well as meeting information and a summary of the group's activities.

Note: The Legislative Reference Library may have additional reports on or by this group available through our catalog.
Record last updated: 12/19/2017

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