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                            CHAPTER 347-S.F.No. 2499 
                  An act relating to human services; clarifying medical 
                  assistance reimbursement requirements for speech 
                  language pathologists; amending Minnesota Statutes 
                  1999 Supplement, section 256B.0625, subdivision 8b.  
        BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
           Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 
        256B.0625, subdivision 8b, is amended to read: 
           Subd. 8b.  [SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY AND AUDIOLOGY 
        SERVICES.] Medical assistance covers speech language pathology 
        and related services, including specialized maintenance 
        therapy.  Medical assistance covers audiology services and 
        related services.  Services provided by a person who has been 
        issued a temporary registration under section 148.5161 shall be 
        reimbursed at the same rate as services performed by a speech 
        language pathologist or audiologist as long as the requirements 
        of section 148.5161, subdivision 3, are met. 
           Presented to the governor April 6, 2000 
           Signed by the governor April 10, 2000, 2:49 p.m.