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HF 1704

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 02/25/2019 02:51pm

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

Bill Text Versions

Introduction Posted on 02/25/2019

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to health; modifying a provision for residency programs; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 144.1506, subdivision 2.


Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 144.1506, subdivision 2, is amended to read:

Subd. 2.

Expansion grant program.

(a) The commissioner of health shall award primary
care residency expansion grants to eligible primary care residency programs to plan and
implement new residency slots. A planning grant shall not exceed $75,000, and a training
grant shall not exceed $150,000 per new residency slot for the first year, $100,000 for the
second year, and $50,000 for the third year of the new residency text begin For eligible residency
programs longer than three years, training grants may be awarded for the duration of the
residency, not to exceed an average of $100,000 per residency slot per year.
new text end

(b) Funds may be spent to cover the costs of:

(1) planning related to establishing an accredited primary care residency program;

(2) obtaining accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education
or another national body that accredits residency programs;

(3) establishing new residency programs or new resident training slots;

(4) recruitment, training, and retention of new residents and faculty;

(5) travel and lodging for new residents;

(6) faculty, new resident, and preceptor salaries related to new residency slots;

(7) training site improvements, fees, equipment, and supplies required for new primary
care resident training slots; and

(8) supporting clinical education in which trainees are part of a primary care team model.