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SF 787

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 03/08/2019 02:29pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to human services; modifying medical assistance coverage for
community-based care coordination to include tribes; amending Minnesota Statutes
2018, section 256B.0625, subdivision 56a.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 256B.0625, subdivision 56a, is amended to
read:


Subd. 56a.

deleted text beginPost-arrestdeleted text end new text beginOfficer-involved new text endcommunity-based deleted text beginservicedeleted text end new text begincare
new text end coordination.

(a) Medical assistance covers deleted text beginpost-arrestdeleted text end new text beginofficer-involved new text endcommunity-based
deleted text begin servicedeleted text end new text begincare new text endcoordination for an individual who:

(1) has deleted text beginbeen identified as havingdeleted text end new text beginscreened positive for benefiting from treatment for new text enda
mental illness or substance use disorder using a deleted text beginscreeningdeleted text end tool approved by the commissioner;

(2) does not require the security of a public detention facility and is not considered an
inmate of a public institution as defined in Code of Federal Regulations, title 42, section
435.1010;

(3) meets the eligibility requirements in section 256B.056; and

(4) has agreed to participate in deleted text beginpost-arrestdeleted text end new text beginofficer-involved new text endcommunity-based deleted text beginservicedeleted text end
new text begin care new text endcoordination deleted text beginthrough a diversion contract in lieu of incarcerationdeleted text end.

(b) deleted text beginPost-arrestdeleted text endnew text begin Officer-involvednew text end community-based deleted text beginservicedeleted text end new text begincare new text endcoordination means
navigating services to address a client's mental health, chemical health, social, economic,
and housing needs, or any other activity targeted at reducing the incidence of jail utilization
and connecting individuals with existing covered services available to them, including, but
not limited to, targeted case management, waiver case management, or care coordination.

(c) deleted text beginPost-arrestdeleted text end new text beginOfficer-involved new text endcommunity-based deleted text beginservicedeleted text end new text begincare new text endcoordination must be
provided by an individual who is an employee of deleted text begina countydeleted text end or is under contract with a countynew text begin,
or is an employee of or under contract with an Indian health service facility or facility owned
and operated by a tribe or a tribal organization operating under Public Law 93-638 as a 638
facility
new text end to provide deleted text beginpost-arrestdeleted text end new text beginofficer-involved new text endcommunity-based new text begincare new text endcoordination and is
qualified under one of the following criteria:

(1) a licensed mental health professional as defined in section 245.462, subdivision 18,
clauses (1) to (6);

(2) a mental health practitioner as defined in section 245.462, subdivision 17, working
under the clinical supervision of a mental health professional; deleted text beginor
deleted text end

(3) a certified peer specialist under section 256B.0615, working under the clinical
supervision of a mental health professionaldeleted text begin.deleted text endnew text begin;
new text end

new text begin (4) an individual qualified as an alcohol and drug counselor under section 245G.11,
subdivision 5; or
new text end

new text begin (5) a recovery peer qualified under section 245G.11, subdivision 8, working under the
supervision of an individual qualified as an alcohol and drug counselor under section
245G.11, subdivision 5.
new text end

(d) Reimbursement is allowed for up to 60 days following the initial determination of
eligibility.

(e) Providers of deleted text beginpost-arrestdeleted text end new text beginofficer-involved new text endcommunity-based deleted text beginservicedeleted text end new text begincare new text endcoordination
shall annually report to the commissioner on the number of individuals served, and number
of the community-based services that were accessed by recipients. The commissioner shall
ensure that services and payments provided under deleted text beginpost-arrestdeleted text end new text beginofficer-involved
new text end community-based deleted text beginservicedeleted text end new text begincare new text endcoordination do not duplicate services or payments provided
under section 256B.0625, subdivision 20, 256B.0753, 256B.0755, or 256B.0757.

deleted text begin (f) Notwithstanding section 256B.19, subdivision 1, the nonfederal share of cost for
post-arrest community-based service coordination services shall be provided by the county
providing the services, from sources other than federal funds or funds used to match other
federal funds.
deleted text end