1st Engrossment - 90th Legislature (2017 - 2018) Posted on 05/21/2018 03:53pm
A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying the construction project rate for certain nursing facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 256B.434, by adding a subdivision.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:
Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 256B.434, is amended by adding a subdivision to read:
(a) This subdivision applies to nursing facilities:
(1) located in Ramsey County;
(2) with at least 130 active beds as of September 30, 2017;
(3) with a portion of beds dually certified for Medicare and Medicaid and a portion of beds certified for Medicaid only; and
(4) with debt service payments that are not being covered by the existing property payment rate on September 30, 2017.
(b) The commissioner shall increase the property rate of each facility meeting the qualifications of this subdivision by $7.55.
(c) Notwithstanding any other law to the contrary, money available under section 144A.073, subdivision 15, after the completion of the 2018 moratorium exception approval process under section 144A.073, subdivision 3, shall be used to pay the medical assistance cost for the property rate increase in this subdivision.
This section is effective January 1, 2019.