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HF 128

as introduced - 87th Legislature (2011 - 2012) Posted on 01/18/2011 10:07am

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

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A bill for an act
relating to state government finance; making appropriation reductions to human
services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 256B.766.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 256B.766, is amended to read:


256B.766 REIMBURSEMENT FOR BASIC CARE SERVICES.

(a) Effective for services provided on or after July 1, 2009, total payments for basic
care servicesdeleted text begin, shall be reduced by three percent, except that for the period July 1, 2009,
through June 30, 2011, total payments
deleted text end shall be reduced by 4.5 percent for the medical
assistance and general assistance medical care programs, prior to third-party liability and
spenddown calculation. Effective July 1, 2010, the commissioner shall classify physical
therapy services, occupational therapy services, and speech-language pathology and
related services as basic care services. The reduction in this paragraph shall apply to
physical therapy services, occupational therapy services, and speech-language pathology
and related services provided on or after July 1, 2010.

(b) Payments made to managed care plans and county-based purchasing plans shall
be reduced for services provided on or after October 1, 2009, to reflect the reduction
effective July 1, 2009, and payments made to the plans shall be reduced effective October
1, 2010, to reflect the reduction effective July 1, 2010.

(c) This section does not apply to physician and professional services, inpatient
hospital services, family planning services, mental health services, dental services,
prescription drugs, medical transportation, federally qualified health centers, rural health
centers, Indian health services, and Medicare cost-sharing.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective the day following final enactment.
new text end

Sec. 2. new text beginDEPARTMENT OF HUMAN
SERVICES
new text end

new text begin APPROPRIATIONS
new text end
new text begin Available for the Year
new text end
new text begin Ending June 30
new text end
new text begin 2012
new text end
new text begin 2013
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Total Appropriation.
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin (32,288,000)
new text end
new text begin $
new text end
new text begin (32,288,000)
new text end

new text begin The appropriation reductions for each
purpose are shown in the following
subdivisions. The appropriation reductions
shown are to previously established general
fund bases for the following programs.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Children and Economic Assistance
Grants
new text end

new text begin (a) Child Support Enforcement Grants
new text end
new text begin (3,355,000)
new text end
new text begin (3,355,000)
new text end

new text begin Base Reduction. This reduction is to reduce
the general fund base to $0 for county child
support enforcement administration costs.
new text end

new text begin (b) Children and Community Services Grants
new text end
new text begin (19,259,000)
new text end
new text begin (19,259,000)
new text end
new text begin (c) General Assistance Grants
new text end
new text begin (7,990,000)
new text end
new text begin (7,990,000)
new text end

new text begin Emergency General Assistance. This
reduction is to reduce the general fund base
for emergency general assistance to $0 in
fiscal years 2012 and 2013.
new text end

new text begin (d) Minnesota Supplemental Aid Grants
new text end
new text begin (1,100,000)
new text end
new text begin (1,100,000)
new text end

new text begin Emergency Minnesota Supplemental Aid.
This reduction is to reduce the general fund
base for emergency Minnesota supplemental
aid to $0 in fiscal years 2012 and 2013.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin State-Operated Services; Adult
Mental Health Services
new text end

new text begin (584,000)
new text end
new text begin (584,000)
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective the day following final enactment.
new text end