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Parts 9505.5000 to 9505.5105 establish the procedures for prior authorization of health services and the requirement of a second surgical opinion as conditions of payment to providers of health services for recipients of medical assistance, MinnesotaCare, and general assistance medical care.

These parts shall be read in conjunction with title XIX of the Social Security Act, Code of Federal Regulations, title 42, sections 430.00 to 489.57; Minnesota Statutes, sections 256L.03; 256B.01 to 256B.40; 256B.64 to 256B.71; 256D.01 to 256D.21; parts 9505.0170 to 9505.0475; 9505.0501 to 9505.0545; 9505.1000 to 9505.1040; and 9505.2160 to 9505.2245, and with rules adopted by the commissioner under Minnesota Statutes, sections 256L.02, 256.991, and 256D.03, subdivision 7, paragraph (b).

Statutory Authority:

MS s 256.9352; 256.991; 256B.04; 256D.03; 256L.02


10 SR 842; 13 SR 1688; 19 SR 2433

Published Electronically:

January 14, 2010

Official Publication of the State of Minnesota
Revisor of Statutes