144A.351 BALANCING LONG-TERM CARE: REPORT REQUIRED.
The commissioners of health and human services, with the cooperation of counties and
regional entities, shall prepare a report to the legislature by January 15, 2004, and biennially
thereafter, regarding the status of the full range of long-term care services for the elderly in
Minnesota. The report shall address:
(1) demographics and need for long-term care in Minnesota;
(2) summary of county and regional reports on long-term care gaps, surpluses, imbalances,
and corrective action plans;
(3) status of long-term care services by county and region including:
(i) changes in availability of the range of long-term care services and housing options;
(ii) access problems regarding long-term care; and
(iii) comparative measures of long-term care availability and progress over time; and
(4) recommendations regarding goals for the future of long-term care services, policy
changes, and resource needs.
History: 1Sp2003 c 14 art 2 s 11