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SF 2958

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; expanding rural hospital payment adjustment to
include all diagnosis-related groups; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections
256.969, subdivision 26; 256B.195, subdivision 1.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 256.969, subdivision 26, is amended to
read:


Subd. 26.

Greater Minnesota payment adjustment after June 30, deleted text begin2001deleted text endnew text begin 2008new text end.

deleted text begin (a)deleted text end For admissions occurring after June 30, deleted text begin2001deleted text endnew text begin 2008new text end, the commissioner shall pay
fee-for-service inpatient admissions for deleted text beginthedeleted text end diagnosis-related groups deleted text beginspecified in paragraph
(b)
deleted text end at hospitals located outside of the seven-county metropolitan area at the higher of:

(1) the hospital's current payment rate for the diagnostic category to which the
diagnosis-related group belongs, exclusive of disproportionate population adjustments
received under subdivision 9 and hospital payment adjustments received under subdivision
23; or

(2) 90 percent of the average payment rate for that diagnostic category for hospitals
located within the seven-county metropolitan area, exclusive of disproportionate
population adjustments received under subdivision 9 and hospital payment adjustments
received under subdivisions 20 and 23.

deleted text begin (b) The payment increases provided in paragraph (a) apply to the following
diagnosis-related groups, as they fall within the diagnostic categories:
deleted text end

deleted text begin (1) 370 cesarean section with complicating diagnosis;
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deleted text begin (2) 371 cesarean section without complicating diagnosis;
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deleted text begin (3) 372 vaginal delivery with complicating diagnosis;
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deleted text begin (4) 373 vaginal delivery without complicating diagnosis;
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deleted text begin (5) 386 extreme immaturity and respiratory distress syndrome, neonate;
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deleted text begin (6) 388 full-term neonates with other problems;
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deleted text begin (7) 390 prematurity without major problems;
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deleted text begin (8) 391 normal newborn;
deleted text end

deleted text begin (9) 385 neonate, died or transferred to another acute care facility;
deleted text end

deleted text begin (10) 425 acute adjustment reaction and psychosocial dysfunction;
deleted text end

deleted text begin (11) 430 psychoses;
deleted text end

deleted text begin (12) 431 childhood mental disorders; and
deleted text end

deleted text begin (13) 164-167 appendectomy.
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Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 256B.195, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Federal approval required.

deleted text beginSectionsdeleted text endnew text begin Sectionnew text end 145.9268deleted text begin, 256.969,
subdivision 26
,
deleted text end and this section are contingent on federal approval of the intergovernmental
transfers and payments to safety net hospitals and community clinics authorized under
this section. These sections are also contingent on current payment, by the government
entities, of intergovernmental transfers under section 256B.19 and this section.