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HF 2837

as introduced - 90th Legislature (2017 - 2018) Posted on 02/22/2018 05:34pm

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

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to human services; providing medical assistance coverage for certain
parking expenses using state-only funding; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016,
section 256B.0625, subdivision 18a.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 256B.0625, subdivision 18a, is amended to
read:


Subd. 18a.

Access to medical services.

(a) Medical assistance reimbursement for meals
for persons traveling to receive medical care may not exceed $5.50 for breakfast, $6.50 for
lunch, or $8 for dinner.

(b) Medical assistance reimbursement for lodging for persons traveling to receive medical
care may not exceed $50 per day unless prior authorized by the local agency.

(c) Regardless of the number of employees that an enrolled health care provider may
have, medical assistance covers sign and oral language interpreter services when provided
by an enrolled health care provider during the course of providing a direct, person-to-person
covered health care service to an enrolled recipient with limited English proficiency or who
has a hearing loss and uses interpreting services. Coverage for face-to-face oral language
interpreter services shall be provided only if the oral language interpreter used by the enrolled
health care provider is listed in the registry or roster established under section 144.058.

new text begin (d) Medical assistance covers parking expenses when necessary to allow an enrollee to
obtain a covered health service. State-only funded medical assistance covers parking expenses
when necessary to allow an individual to visit a spouse who is receiving inpatient hospital
services, and one or both of the individuals is a medical assistance enrollee.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective July 1, 2018.
new text end