144A.102 Use of civil money penalties; waiver from state and federal rules and regulations.
By January 2000, the commissioner of health shall work with providers to examine state and federal rules and regulations governing the provision of care in licensed nursing facilities and apply for federal waivers and identify necessary changes in state law to:
(1) allow the use of civil money penalties imposed upon nursing facilities to abate any deficiencies identified in a nursing facility's plan of correction; and
(2) stop the accrual of any fine imposed by the health department when a follow-up inspection survey is not conducted by the department within the regulatory deadline.
HIST: 1999 c 245 art 3 s 7
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