1st Engrossment - 79th Legislature (1995 - 1996) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am
1.1 A bill for an act 1.2 relating to health; permitting nursing home 1.3 administrators to be shared under certain 1.4 circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 1995 1.5 Supplement, section 144A.04, subdivision 5a. 1.6 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 1.7 Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 1995 Supplement, section 1.8 144A.04, subdivision 5a, is amended to read: 1.9 Subd. 5a. [SHARED ADMINISTRATORS.] (a) Notwithstanding 1.10 subdivision 5, two nonprofit nursing homes may share the 1.11 services of a licensed administrator if the two homes have a 1.12 total of 60 beds or less and are located within 20 miles of each 1.13 other in St. Louis county. The administrator must divide the 1.14 full-time work week between the two facilities in proportion to 1.15 the number of beds in each facility. 1.16 (b) Notwithstanding subdivision 5, the administrator of a 1.17 hospital licensed pursuant to sections 144.50 to 144.56 may 1.18 serve as the nursing home administrator of a hospital attached 1.19 nursing home and another nursing home located within one mile if 1.20 the hospital and nursing homes are under common ownership, the 1.21 total nursing home beds do not exceed 152 beds, and the hospital 1.22 administrator is licensed pursuant to section 144A.20.