as introduced - 88th Legislature (2013 - 2014) Posted on 05/09/2013 10:35am
A bill for an act
relating to human services; modifying medical assistance coverage to include
consultations with licensed independent clinical social workers; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 256B.0625, subdivision 48.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:
Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 256B.0625, subdivision 48, is amended to
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January 1, 2006,deleted text end Medical assistance covers consultation provided by a psychiatrist new text beginnew text endvia telephone, e-mail, facsimile, or other
means of communication to primary care practitioners, including pediatricians. The need
for consultation and the receipt of the consultation must be documented in the patient
record maintained by the primary care practitioner. If the patient consents, and subject to
federal limitations and data privacy provisions, the consultation may be provided without
the patient present.