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SF 2947

as introduced - 85th Legislature (2007 - 2008) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am

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; increasing payment rates for a nursing facility in
Otter Tail County to the geographic group III median rate; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2006, section 256B.434, by adding a subdivision.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 256B.434, is amended by adding a
subdivision to read:


new text begin Subd. 4i. new text end

new text begin Rate increase for facility in Otter Tail County. new text end

new text begin Effective October 1,
2008, the operating payment rate for a nursing facility in Otter Tail County licensed for
56 beds on January 1, 2008, reimbursed under this section or section 256B.441, shall be
increased to be equal, for a RUG's rate with a weight of 1.00, to the geographic group III
median rate for the same RUG's weight. The percentage of the operating payment rate
for the facility to be case-mix adjusted shall be equal to the percentage that is case-mix
adjusted in the facility's September 30, 2008, operating payment rate. This subdivision
shall apply only if it results in a rate increase. An increase provided by this subdivision
shall be applied after the October 1, 2008, phase-in of rebased operating cost payment
rates under section 256B.441, subdivision 55, but before any other nursing facility rate
increase that takes effect on that date.
new text end