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HF 1831

1st Engrossment - 88th Legislature (2013 - 2014) Posted on 03/03/2014 03:27pm

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

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Introduction Posted on 05/09/2013
1st Engrossment Posted on 03/03/2014

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A bill for an act
relating to human services; modifying medical assistance coverage to include
consultations with licensed independent clinical social workers and licensed
marriage and family therapists; amending Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement,
section 256B.0625, subdivision 48.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 256B.0625, subdivision 48,
is amended to read:


Subd. 48.

Psychiatric consultation to primary care practitioners.

Medical
assistance covers consultation provided by a psychiatrist, a psychologist, deleted text beginordeleted text end an advanced
practice registered nurse certified in psychiatric mental healthnew text begin, a licensed independent
clinical social worker, or a licensed marriage and family therapist
new text end via telephone, e-mail,
facsimile, or other means of communication to primary care practitioners, including
pediatricians. The need for consultation and the receipt of the consultation must be
documented in the patient record maintained by the primary care practitioner. If the patient
consents, and subject to federal limitations and data privacy provisions, the consultation
may be provided without the patient present.