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Subpart 1.


For purposes of this part, the terms in items A and B have the meanings given them.


"Family planning service" means a family planning supply or health service, including screening, testing, and counseling for sexually transmitted diseases, such as HIV, when provided in conjunction with the voluntary planning of the conception and bearing of children and related to a recipient's condition of fertility.


"Family planning supply" means a prescribed drug or contraceptive device ordered by a physician or other eligible provider with prescribing authority for treatment of a condition related to a family planning service.

Subp. 2.

Conditions for payment.

A family planning service is eligible for medical assistance payment if:


the recipient requested the service;


the service is provided with the recipient's full knowledge and consent; and


the provider complies with Code of Federal Regulations, title 42, sections 441.250 to 441.259 concerning informed consent for voluntary sterilization procedures.

Subp. 3.

Eligible provider.

The following providers are eligible for medical assistance payment for a family planning service or family planning supply: physicians, nurse practitioners, certified nurse midwives, physician-directed clinics, community health clinics, rural health clinics, outpatient hospital departments, pharmacies, public health clinics, and family planning agencies.

For purposes of this subpart, "family planning agency" means an entity with a medical director that provides family planning services under the direction of a physician who is a provider as defined in part 9505.0345, subpart 3, item C.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 256B.04


12 SR 624; 22 SR 1592

Published Electronically:

August 12, 2008

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