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256B.05 ADMINISTRATION BY COUNTY AGENCIES.
    Subdivision 1. Administration of medical assistance. The county agencies shall administer
medical assistance in their respective counties under the supervision of the state agency and the
commissioner of human services as specified in section 256.01, and shall make such reports,
prepare such statistics, and keep such records and accounts in relation to medical assistance as the
state agency may require under section 256.01, subdivision 2, paragraph (17).
    Subd. 2. Fee or charges. In administering the medical assistance program, no local social
services agency shall pay a fee or charge for medical, dental, surgical, hospital, nursing, licensed
nursing home care, medicine, or medical supplies in excess of the schedules of maximum fees
and charges as established by the state agency.
    Subd. 3. Maximum allowances. Notwithstanding the provisions of subdivision 2, the
commissioner of human services shall establish a schedule of maximum allowances to be paid by
the state on behalf of recipients of medical assistance toward fees charged for services rendered
such medical assistance recipients.
    Subd. 4.[Repealed, 1987 c 403 art 2 s 164]
History: Ex1967 c 16 s 5; 1971 c 961 s 28; 1982 c 640 s 4; 1984 c 580 s 3; 1984 c 654 art 5
s 58; 1988 c 719 art 8 s 13; 1989 c 89 s 10; 1994 c 631 s 31