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256.974 Office of ombudsman for older Minnesotans; local programs.

The ombudsman for older Minnesotans serves in the classified service under section 256.01, subdivision 7, in an office within the Minnesota Board on Aging that incorporates the long-term care ombudsman program required by the Older Americans Act, Public Law 100-75, United States Code, title 42, section 3027(a)(12), and established within the Minnesota Board on Aging. The Minnesota Board on Aging may make grants to and designate local programs for the provision of ombudsman services to clients in county or multicounty areas. The local program may not be an agency engaged in the provision of nursing home care, hospital care, or home care services either directly or by contract, or have the responsibility for planning, coordinating, funding, or administering nursing home care, hospital care, or home care services.

HIST: 1987 c 403 art 2 s 66; 1989 c 282 art 2 s 115

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