246.57 SHARED SERVICE AGREEMENTS.
Subdivision 1. Authorized.
The commissioner of human services may authorize any
state-operated services to enter into agreement with other governmental entities and both nonprofit
and for-profit organizations for participation in shared service agreements that would be of mutual
benefit to the state, other governmental entities and organizations involved, and the public.
Positions funded by a shared service agreement are authorized for the duration of the shared
service agreement. The charges for the services shall be on an actual cost basis. All receipts for
shared services may be retained by the state-operated service that provided the services.
Subd. 2.[Repealed, 1997 c 7 art 2 s 67
Subd. 3.[Repealed, 1987 c 234 s 4
Subd. 4. Shared staff or services.
The commissioner of human services may authorize a
state-operated services to provide staff or services to Camp Confidence in return for services to,
or use of the camp's facilities by, residents of the facility who have developmental disabilities.
Subd. 5. Laundry equipment.
The commissioner of human services may provide for the
replacement of laundry equipment by including a charge for depreciation as part of the service
costs charged by a regional treatment center operating a laundry service. Receipts for laundry
services attributable to depreciation of laundry equipment must be deposited in a laundry
equipment depreciation account within the general fund. All money deposited in the account is
appropriated to the commissioner of human services for the replacement of laundry equipment.
Any balance remaining in the account at the end of a fiscal year does not cancel and is available
Subd. 6. Dental services.
The commissioner of human services shall authorize any
state-operated services facility under the commissioner's authority to provide dental services to
disabled persons who are eligible for medical assistance and are not residing at the regional
treatment center or state-operated nursing home, provided that the reimbursement received for
these services is sufficient to cover actual costs. To provide these services, regional treatment
centers and state-operated nursing homes may participate under contract with health networks in
their service area. All receipts for these dental services shall be retained by the regional treatment
center or state-operated nursing home that provides the services and shall be in addition to other
funding the regional treatment center or state-operated nursing home receives.
History: 1976 c 163 s 47; 1982 c 530 s 1; 1983 c 312 art 1 s 20; 1984 c 654 art 5 s 58; 1985
c 213 s 1; 1987 c 234 s 1-3; 1987 c 403 art 2 s 54; 1989 c 282 art 6 s 9; 1996 c 451 art 6 s 6;
1998 c 386 art 2 s 75,76; 1Sp2003 c 14 art 6 s 29-31; 2005 c 56 s 1