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CHAPTER 46--S.F.No. 2081

An act

relating to health; modifying requirements for the volunteer health care provider program;

amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 214.40, subdivision 3.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 214.40, subdivision 3, is amended to read:

Subd. 3.

Participation of health care facilities and organizations.

To participate in the program established in subdivision 2, a health care facility or organization must register with the administrative services unit on forms provided by the administrative services unit and must meet the following requirements:

(1) be licensed to the extent required by law or regulation;

(2) provide evidence that the primary purpose of the facility or organization is either: (i) the provision of health care services to the uninsured and underinsured is the primary purpose of the facility or organization; or (ii) the provision of free health care monitoring or screening services to the public to detect an undiagnosed disease or health condition; and (iii) the provision of information about recommended follow-up services;

(3) certify that it maintains adequate general liability and professional liability insurance for program staff other than the volunteer health care provider or is properly and adequately self-insured;

(4) agree to report annually to the administrative services unit the number of volunteers, number of volunteer hours provided, number of patients seen by volunteer providers, and types of services provided; and

(5) agree to pay to the administrative services unit an annual participation fee of $50. All fees collected are deposited into the state government special revenue fund and are appropriated to the administrative services unit for purposes of administering the program.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

This section is effective July 1, 2019.

Presented to the governor May 22, 2019

Signed by the governor May 22, 2019, 1:43 p.m.