1st Engrossment - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 03/12/2020 02:40pm
A bill for an act
relating to health care; removing the prohibition on nursing facility settings from
receiving medical education and research costs funding; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2018, section 62J.692, subdivision 1.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:
Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 62J.692, subdivision 1, is amended to read:
(a) For purposes of this section, the following definitions
(b) "Accredited clinical training" means the clinical training provided by a medical
education program that is accredited through an organization recognized by the Department
of Education, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, or another national body
who reviews the accrediting organizations for multiple disciplines and whose standards for
recognizing accrediting organizations are reviewed and approved by the commissioner of
(c) "Commissioner" means the commissioner of health.
(d) "Clinical medical education program" means the accredited clinical training of
physicians (medical students and residents), doctor of pharmacy practitioners, doctors of
chiropractic, dentists, advanced practice nurses (clinical nurse specialists, certified registered
nurse anesthetists, nurse practitioners, and certified nurse midwives), physician assistants,
dental therapists and advanced dental therapists, psychologists, clinical social workers,
community paramedics, and community health workers.
(e) "Sponsoring institution" means a hospital, school, or consortium located in Minnesota
that sponsors and maintains primary organizational and financial responsibility for a clinical
medical education program in Minnesota and which is accountable to the accrediting body.
(f) "Teaching institution" means a hospital, medical center, clinic, or other organization
that conducts a clinical medical education program in Minnesota.
(g) "Trainee" means a student or resident involved in a clinical medical education
(h) "Eligible trainee FTE's" means the number of trainees, as measured by full-time
equivalent counts, that are at training sites located in Minnesota with currently active medical
assistance enrollment status and a National Provider Identification (NPI) number where
training occurs in either an inpatient or ambulatory patient care setting and where the training
is funded, in part, by patient care revenues. deleted text beginTraining that occurs in nursing facility settings
is not eligible for funding under this section.
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