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144.0721 ASSESSMENTS OF CARE AND SERVICES TO NURSING HOME
RESIDENTS.
    Subdivision 1. Appropriateness and quality. Until the date of implementation of the
revised case mix system based on the minimum data set, the commissioner of health shall
assess the appropriateness and quality of care and services furnished to private paying residents
in nursing homes and boarding care homes that are certified for participation in the medical
assistance program under United States Code, title 42, sections 1396-1396p. These assessments
shall be conducted until the date of implementation of the revised case mix system based on the
minimum data set, in accordance with section 144.072, with the exception of provisions requiring
recommendations for changes in the level of care provided to the private paying residents.
    Subd. 2. Access to data. With the exception of summary data, data on individuals that is
collected, maintained, used, or disseminated by the commissioner of health under subdivision 1 is
private data on individuals and shall not be disclosed to others except:
(1) under section 13.05;
(2) under a valid court order;
(3) to the nursing home or boarding care home in which the individual resided at the time the
assessment was completed;
(4) to the commissioner of human services; or
(5) to county home care staff for the purpose of assisting the individual to be discharged
from a nursing home or boarding care home and returned to the community.
    Subd. 3.[Repealed, 1998 c 407 art 4 s 69]
    Subd. 3a.[Repealed, 1998 c 407 art 4 s 69]
History: 1984 c 641 s 11; 1984 c 654 art 5 s 58; 1995 c 207 art 6 s 1,2; 1995 c 259 art 1 s
31; 1997 c 203 art 4 s 3; 1Sp2001 c 9 art 5 s 1; 2002 c 379 art 1 s 113