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relating to human services; establishing a contingent, alternate medical assistance payment method for children's hospitals;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 256.969, subdivision 4b, by adding a subdivision.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:
(a) A hospital that meets one of the following criteria must annually submit to the commissioner medical assistance cost reports within six months of the end of the hospital's fiscal year:
(1) a hospital designated as a critical access hospital that receives medical assistance payments; or
(2) a Minnesota hospital or out-of-state hospital located within a Minnesota local trade area that receives a disproportionate population adjustment under subdivision 9
For purposes of this subdivision, local trade area has the meaning given in subdivision 17.
(b) The commissioner shall suspend payments to any hospital that fails to submit a report required under this subdivision. Payments must remain suspended until the report has been filed with and accepted by the commissioner.
Presented to the governor May 8, 2017
Signed by the governor May 11, 2017, 10:44 a.m.