as introduced - 90th Legislature (2017 - 2018) Posted on 03/02/2018 09:15am
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A bill for an act
relating to human services; modifying a county's payment of the cost of care
provided at Anoka-Metro Regional Treatment Center;amending Minnesota Statutes
2016, section 246.54, subdivision 1a.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:
Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 246.54, subdivision 1a, is amended to read:
(a) A county's payment of the
cost of care provided at Anoka-Metro Regional Treatment Center shall be according to the
(1) zero percent for the first 30 days;
(2) 20 percent for days 31 and over if the stay is determined to be clinically appropriate
for the client; and
(3) 100 percent for each day during the stay, including the day of admission, when the
facility determines that it is clinically appropriate for the client to be discharged.
(b) If payments received by the state under sections 246.50 to 246.53 exceed 80 percent
of the cost of care for days over 31 for clients who meet the criteria in paragraph (a), clause
(2), the county shall be responsible for paying the state only the remaining amount. The
county shall not be entitled to reimbursement from the client, the client's estate, or from the
client's relatives, except as provided in section 246.53.
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