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SF 3438

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 02/20/2020 03:39pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - as introduced

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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:

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 256B.0625, subdivision 12, is amended to
read:


Subd. 12.

Eyeglasses, dentures, and prosthetic devices.

new text begin(a) new text endMedical assistance covers
eyeglasses, dentures, and prosthetic new text beginand orthotic new text enddevices if prescribed by a licensed
practitioner.

new text begin (b) For purposes of prescribing prosthetic and orthotic devices, "licensed practitioner"
includes a physician or an advanced practice registered nurse.
new text end

Sec. 2. new text beginREPEALER.
new text end

new text begin Minnesota Rules, part 9505.0365, subpart 3, new text end new text begin is repealed.
new text end

APPENDIX

Repealed Minnesota Rule: 20-6795

9505.0365 PROSTHETIC AND ORTHOTIC DEVICES.

Subp. 3.

Payment limitation; ambulatory aid.

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.