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514.980 Medical assistance liens; definitions.

Subdivision 1. Applicability. The definitions in this section apply to sections 514.980 to 514.985.

Subd. 2. Medical assistance agency or agency. "Medical assistance agency" or "agency" means the state Department of Human Services when it provides a medical assistance benefit.

Subd. 3. Medical assistance benefit. "Medical assistance benefit" means a benefit provided under chapter 256B to a person while in a medical institution. A "medical institution" is defined as a nursing facility, intermediate care facility for persons with mental retardation, or inpatient hospital.

HIST: 1Sp1993 c 1 art 5 s 117; 1997 c 217 art 2 s 10

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