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SF 3636

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 02/27/2020 03:07pm

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; nursing facility rates; modifying requirements of
financial statements reporting; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 256R.08,
subdivision 1.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 256R.08, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Reporting of financial statements.

(a) No later than February 1 of each
year, a nursing facility deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text begin mustnew text end:

(1) provide the state agency with a copy of its audited financial statements or its working
trial balance;

(2) provide the state agency with a statement of ownership for the facility;

(3) provide the state agency with separate, audited financial statements or working trial
balances for every other facility owned in whole or in part by an individual or entity that
has an ownership interest in the facility;

new text begin (4) provide the state agency with information regarding whether the licensee, or a general
partner, director, or officer of the licensee, has an ownership or control interest of five
percent or more in a related party or related organization that provides any service to the
skilled nursing facility. If the licensee, or the general partner, director, or officer of the
licensee, has such an interest, the licensee must disclose all services provided to the skilled
nursing facility, the number of individuals who provide that service at the skilled nursing
facility, and any other information requested by the state agency. If goods, fees, and services
collectively worth $10,000 or more per year are delivered to the skilled nursing facility, the
disclosure required under this subdivision must include the related party and related
organization profit and loss statement, and the Payroll-Based Journal public use data;
new text end

deleted text begin (4)deleted text endnew text begin (5)new text end upon request, provide the state agency with separate, audited financial statements
or working trial balances for every organization with which the facility conducts business
and which is owned in whole or in part by an individual or entity which has an ownership
interest in the facility;

deleted text begin (5)deleted text endnew text begin (6)new text end provide the state agency with copies of leases, purchase agreements, and other
documents related to the lease or purchase of the nursing facility; and

deleted text begin (6)deleted text endnew text begin (7)new text end upon request, provide the state agency with copies of leases, purchase agreements,
and other documents related to the acquisition of equipment, goods, and services which are
claimed as allowable costs.

(b) Audited financial statements submitted under paragraph (a) must include a balance
sheet, income statement, statement of the rate or rates charged to private paying residents,
statement of retained earnings, statement of cash flows, notes to the financial statements,
audited applicable supplemental information, and the public accountant's report. Public
accountants must conduct audits in accordance with chapter 326A. The cost of an audit
deleted text begin shalldeleted text endnew text begin mustnew text end not be an allowable cost unless the nursing facility submits its audited financial
statements in the manner otherwise specified in this subdivision. A nursing facility must
permit access by the state agency to the public accountant's audit work papers that support
the audited financial statements submitted under paragraph (a).

(c) Documents or information provided to the state agency pursuant to this subdivision
deleted text begin shalldeleted text endnew text begin mustnew text end be public.

(d) If the requirements of paragraphs (a) and (b) are not met, the reimbursement rate
may be reduced to 80 percent of the rate in effect on the first day of the fourth calendar
month after the close of the reporting period and the reduction deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text begin mustnew text end continue until the
requirements are met.

new text begin (e) Licensees must provide the information required in this section to the commissioner
in a manner prescribed by the commissioner.
new text end

new text begin (f) For purposes of this section, the following terms have the meanings given:
new text end

new text begin (1) "profit and loss statement" means the most recent annual statement on profits and
losses finalized by a related party for the most recent year available; and
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new text begin (2) "related party" means an organization related to the licensee provider or that is under
common ownership or control as defined in Code of Federal Regulations, title 42, section
413.17(b).
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new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective November 1, 2020.
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