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9549.0057 DETERMINATION OF INTERIM AND SETTLE UP OPERATING COST PAYMENT RATES.

Subpart 1.

Conditions.

To receive an interim payment rate, a nursing facility must comply with the requirements and is subject to the conditions in part 9549.0060, subpart 14, items A to C. The commissioner shall determine interim and settle up operating cost payment rates for a newly constructed nursing facility, or one with an increase in licensed capacity of 50 percent or more according to subparts 2 and 3.

Subp. 2.

Interim operating cost payment rate.

For the rate year or portion of an interim period beginning on or after July 1, 1986, the interim total operating cost payment rate must be determined according to parts 9549.0050 to 9549.0059 (Temporary) in effect on March 1, 1987. For the rate year or portion of an interim period beginning on or after July 1, 1987, the interim total operating cost payment rate must be determined according to parts 9549.0051 to 9549.0059, except that:

A.

The nursing facility must project its anticipated resident days for each resident class. The anticipated resident days for each resident class must be multiplied by the weight for that resident class as listed in part 9549.0058 to determine the anticipated standardized resident days for the reporting period.

B.

The commissioner shall use anticipated standardized resident days in determining the allowable historical case mix operating cost standardized per diem.

C.

The commissioner shall use the anticipated resident days in determining both the allowable historical other care related operating cost per diem and the allowable historical other operating cost per diem.

D.

The annual adjustment factors determined in part 9549.0055, subpart 1, must not be applied to the nursing facility's allowable historical per diems as provided in part 9549.0056, subparts 2 and 4.

E.

The limits established in part 9549.0055, subpart 2, items C and E, as indexed in part 9549.0055, subpart 3 and in effect at the beginning of the interim period, must be increased by ten percent.

F.

The efficiency incentive in part 9549.0056, subpart 4, item A or B, must not apply.

G.

The phase in provisions in part 9549.0056, subpart 7, must not apply.

Subp. 3.

Settle up operating cost payment rate.

The settle up total operating cost payment rate must be determined according to items A to C.

A.

The settle up operating cost payment rate for interim periods before July 1, 1987, is subject to the rule parts that were in effect during the interim period.

B.

To determine the settle up operating cost payment rate for interim periods or the portion of an interim period occurring after July 1, 1987, subitems (1) to (7) must be applied.

(1)

The standardized resident days as determined in part 9549.0054, subpart 2, must be used for the interim period.

(2)

The commissioner shall use the standardized resident days in subitem (1) in determining the allowable historical case mix operating cost standardized per diem.

(3)

The commissioner shall use the actual resident days in determining both the allowable historical other care related operating cost per diem and the allowable historical other operating cost per diem.

(4)

The annual adjustment factors determined in part 9549.0055, subpart 1, must not be applied to the nursing facility's allowable historical per diems as provided in part 9549.0056, subparts 2 and 4.

(5)

The limits established in part 9549.0055, subpart 2, item E, must be the limits for the settle up reporting periods occurring after July 1, 1987. If the interim period includes more than one July 1 date, the commissioner shall use the limit established in part 9549.0055, subpart 2, items C and E, as indexed in part 9549.0055, subpart 3, increased by ten percent for the second July 1 date.

(6)

The efficiency incentive in part 9549.0056, subpart 4, item A or B, must not apply.

(7)

The phase in provisions in part 9549.0056, subpart 7 must not apply.

C.

For the nine month period following the settle up reporting period, the total operating cost payment rate must be determined according to item B except that the efficiency incentive as computed in part 9549.0056, subpart 4, item A or B, applies.

D.

The total operating cost payment rate for the rate year beginning July 1 following the nine month period in item C must be determined under parts 9549.0050 to 9549.0059.

E.

A newly constructed nursing facility or one with an increase in licensed capacity of 50 percent or more must continue to receive the interim total operating cost payment rate until the settle up total operating cost payment rate is determined under this subpart.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 256B.41; 256B.431

History:

11 SR 1990; L 1992 c 513 art 7 s 136; L 2014 c 262 art 5 s 6

Published Electronically:

October 21, 2014