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HF 3169

as introduced - 89th Legislature (2015 - 2016) Posted on 04/01/2016 10:17am

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

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Introduction Posted on 03/16/2016

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to human services; modifying the operating payment rate for certain
nonprofit nursing facilities in border cities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015
Supplement, section 256B.441, subdivision 66.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 256B.441, subdivision 66,
is amended to read:


Subd. 66.

Nursing facilities in border cities.

new text begin(a) Rate increases under this section
for a facility located in Breckenridge are
new text endeffective for the rate year beginning January 1,
2016, and annually thereafterdeleted text begin,deleted text endnew text begin. Rate increases under this section for a facility located in
Moorhead are effective for the rate year beginning January 1, 2020, and annually thereafter.
new text end

new text begin (b) new text endOperating payment rates of a nonprofit nursing facility that exists on January
1, 2015, is located anywhere within the boundaries of the deleted text begincitydeleted text endnew text begin citiesnew text end of Breckenridgenew text begin or
Moorhead
new text end, and is reimbursed under this section, section 256B.431, or section 256B.434,
shall be adjusted to be equal to the median RUG's rates, including comparable rate
components as determined by the commissioner, for the equivalent RUG's weight of the
nonprofit nursing facility or facilities located in an adjacent city in another state and in
cities contiguous to the adjacent city.new text begin The commissioner must make the comparison
required under this subdivision on October 1 of each year. The adjustment under this
subdivision applies to the rates effective on the following January 1.
new text end

new text begin (c)new text end The Minnesota facility's operating payment rate with a weight of 1.0 shall be
computed by dividing the adjacent city's nursing facilities median operating payment rate
with a weight of 1.02 by 1.02. deleted text beginIf the adjustments under this subdivision result in a rate that
exceeds the limits in subdivisions 50 and 51 in a given rate year, the facility's rate shall
not be subject to those limits for that rate year.
deleted text endnew text begin If a facility's rate is increased under this
subdivision, the facility is not subject to the total care-related limit in subdivision 50 and is
not limited to the other operating price established in subdivision 51.
new text endThis subdivision
shall apply only if it results in a higher operating payment rate than would otherwise be
determined under this section, section 256B.431, or section 256B.434.