as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 02/20/2020 03:39pm
A bill for an act
relating to health care; authorizing nonphysician practitioners to prescribe prosthetic
or orthotic devices; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 256B.0625,
subdivision 12; repealing Minnesota Rules, part 9505.0365, subpart 3.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:
Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 256B.0625, subdivision 12, is amended to
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eyeglasses, dentures, and prosthetic new text beginnew text enddevices if prescribed by a licensed
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Repealed Minnesota Rule: 20-6795
To be eligible for medical assistance payment, an ambulatory aid must be prescribed by a physician who is knowledgeable in orthopedics or physiatrics or by a physician in consultation with an orthopedist, physiatrist, physical therapist, or occupational therapist, or by a podiatrist.
Prior authorization of an ambulatory aid is required for an aid that costs in excess of the limits specified in the provider's performance agreement.