145.9269 FEDERALLY QUALIFIED HEALTH CENTERS.
Subdivision 1. Definitions.
For purposes of this section, "federally qualified health center"
means an entity that is receiving a grant under United States Code, title 42, section 254b, or, based
on the recommendation of the Health Resources and Services Administration within the Public
Health Service, is determined by the secretary to meet the requirements for receiving such a grant.
Subd. 2. Allocation of subsidies.
The commissioner of health shall distribute subsidies
to federally qualified health centers operating in Minnesota to continue, expand, and improve
federally qualified health center services to low-income populations. The commissioner shall
distribute the funds appropriated under this section to federally qualified health centers operating
in Minnesota as of January 1, 2007. The amount of each subsidy shall be in proportion to each
federally qualified health center's amount of discounts granted to patients during calendar year
2006 as reported on the federal Uniform Data System report in conformance with the Bureau of
Primary Health Care Program Expectations Policy Information Notice 98-23, except that each
eligible federally qualified health center shall receive at least two percent but no more than 30
percent of the total amount of money available under this section.
History: 2007 c 147 art 10 s 12