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SF 3052

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 nursing facilities in
Minneapolis 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 facilities in Minneapolis. new text end

new text begin Effective October 1, 2008,
operating payment rates a nursing facility in Minneapolis that is a low-cost provider of
nursing facility services for the medical assistance program, is licensed as a boarding care
facility, primarily serves persons with mental health and behavioral challenges, has 105
certified nursing facility beds as of January 1, 2008, and that is reimbursed under this
section is increased to be equal, for a RUG's rate with a weight of 1.00, to the median
rate for all nursing facilities in geographic group three for the same RUG's weight. The
percentage of the operating payment rate for this facility to be case-mix adjusted is
equal to the percentage that is case-mix adjusted in that facility's September 30, 2008,
operating payment rate. Increases provided by this subdivision must be applied after
the October 1, 2008, phase-in of rebased operating cost payment rates under section
256B.441, subdivision 55.
new text end