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HF 2027

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 03/04/2019 02:04pm

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

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to health; modifying requirements for the volunteer health care provider
program;amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 214.40, subdivision 3.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 214.40, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Participation of health care facilitiesnew text begin and organizationsnew text end.

To participate in
the program established in subdivision 2, a health care facility or organization must register
with the administrative services unit on forms provided by the administrative services unit
and must meet the following requirements:

(1) be licensed to the extent required by law or regulation;

(2) provide evidence that new text beginthe primary purpose of the facility or organization is either:
(i)
new text endthe provision of health care services to the uninsured and underinsured deleted text beginis the primary
purpose of the facility or organization
deleted text endnew text begin; or (ii) the provision of free health care monitoring
or screening services to the public to detect an undiagnosed disease or health condition; and
(iii) the provision of information about recommended follow-up services
new text end;

(3) certify that it maintains adequate general liability and professional liability insurance
for program staff other than the volunteer health care provider or is properly and adequately
self-insured;

(4) agree to report annually to the administrative services unit the number of volunteers,
number of volunteer hours provided, number of patients seen by volunteer providers, and
types of services provided; and

(5) agree to pay to the administrative services unit an annual participation fee of $50.
All fees collected are deposited into the state government special revenue fund and are
appropriated to the administrative services unit for purposes of administering the program.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective July 1, 2019.
new text end