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256.991 RULES.
The commissioner of human services may promulgate rules as necessary to implement
sections 256.01, subdivision 2; 256.82, subdivision 3; 256.966, subdivision 1; 256D.03,
subdivisions 3, 4, 6, and 7
; and 261.23. The commissioner shall promulgate rules to establish
standards and criteria for deciding which medical assistance services require prior authorization
and for deciding whether a second medical opinion is required for an elective surgery. The
commissioner shall promulgate rules as necessary to establish the methods and standards for
determining inappropriate utilization of medical assistance services.
History: 1983 c 312 art 5 s 38; 1984 c 640 s 32; 1984 c 654 art 5 s 58; 1987 c 384 art 2 s 1;
1988 c 719 art 8 s 10; 1989 c 209 art 2 s 28; 1996 c 305 art 2 s 47