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CHAPTER 8--H.F.No. 1438

An act

relating to health care; increasing medical assistance reimbursement rate for administration of COVID-19 vaccine.

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

Section 1.

INCREASE IN MEDICAL ASSISTANCE REIMBURSEMENT RATE FOR COVID-19 VACCINATION ADMINISTRATION.

(a) Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section 256B.76, the medical assistance reimbursement rate for administering the COVID-19 vaccination is the Medicare rate for health care professionals who administer a COVID-19 vaccine approved by the Food and Drug Administration, including through emergency use authorization, to a medical assistance enrollee in accordance with the professional's scope of practice.

(b) This section expires on the last day of the first quarter that begins at least one year after the last day of the federal public health emergency described in section 1135(g)(1)(B) of the Social Security Act for COVID-19.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

This section is effective April 1, 2021, or upon federal approval, whichever is later.

Presented to the governor March 25, 2021

Signed by the governor March 26, 2021, 1:37 p.m.

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