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SF 324

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 02/07/2019 02:41pm

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; modifying the operating payment rate for certain
nonprofit nursing facilities in border cities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018,
section 256R.53, subdivision 2.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 256R.53, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Nursing deleted text beginfacilitydeleted text endnew text begin facilitiesnew text end in deleted text beginBreckenridgedeleted text endnew text begin border citiesnew text end.

The operating
payment rate of a nonprofit nursing facility that exists on January 1, 2015, is located within
the boundaries of the deleted text begincitydeleted text endnew text begin citiesnew text end of Breckenridgenew text begin or Moorheadnew text end, and is reimbursed under this
chapter, is equal to the greater of:

(1) the operating payment rate determined under section 256R.21, subdivision 3; or

(2) the median case mix adjusted rates, including comparable rate components as
determined by the median case mix adjusted rates, including comparable rate components
as determined by the commissioner, for the equivalent case mix indices of the nonprofit
nursing facility or facilities located in an adjacent city in another state and in cities contiguous
to the adjacent city. new text beginThe commissioner shall make the comparison required in this subdivision
on November 1 of each year and apply it to the rates to be effective on the following January
1.
new text end The Minnesota facility's operating payment rate with a case mix index of 1.0 is computed
by dividing the adjacent city's nursing facility or facilities' median operating payment rate
with an index of 1.02 by 1.02. new text beginIf the adjustments under this subdivision result in a rate that
exceeds the limits in section 256R.23, subdivision 5, and the facility's costs exceed the rate
in section 256R.24, subdivision 3, in a given rate year, the facility's rate shall not be subject
to the limits in section 256R.23, subdivision 5, and shall not be limited to the rate established
in section 256R.24, subdivision 3, for that rate year.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin The rate increases for a facility located in Moorhead are effective
for the rate year beginning January 1, 2021, and annually thereafter.
new text end