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    Subdivision 1. Rules. The state commissioner of health shall implement by rule, pursuant to
the Administrative Procedure Act, those provisions of the Social Security Amendments of 1972
(Public Law 92-603) required of state health agencies, including rules which:
(a) establish a plan, consistent with regulations prescribed by the secretary of health,
education, and welfare, for the review by appropriate professional health personnel, of the
appropriateness and quality of care and services furnished to recipients of medical assistance; and
(b) provide for the determination as to whether institutions and agencies meet the
requirements for participation in the medical assistance program, and the certification that those
requirements, including utilization review, are being met.
    Subd. 2. Existing procedures. The policies and procedures, including survey forms,
reporting forms, and other documents developed by the commissioner of health for the purpose of
conducting the inspections of care required under Code of Federal Regulations, title 42, sections
456.600 to 456.614, in effect on March 1, 1984, have the force and effect of law and shall remain
in effect and govern inspections of care until June 30, 1987, unless otherwise superseded by
rules adopted by the commissioner of health.
History: 1973 c 717 s 1; 1977 c 305 s 45; 1984 c 641 s 10; 1986 c 316 s 1