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256B.0945 SERVICES FOR CHILDREN WITH SEVERE EMOTIONAL DISTURBANCE.
    Subdivision 1. Residential services; provider qualifications. Counties must arrange to
provide residential services for children with severe emotional disturbance according to sections
245.4882, 245.4885, and this section. Services must be provided by a facility that is licensed
according to section 245.4882 and administrative rules promulgated thereunder, and under
contract with the county.
    Subd. 2. Covered services. All services must be included in a child's individualized
treatment or multiagency plan of care as defined in chapter 245.
For facilities that are not institutions for mental diseases according to federal statute and
regulation, medical assistance covers mental health related services that are required to be
provided by a residential facility under section 245.4882 and administrative rules promulgated
thereunder, except for room and board.
    Subd. 3. Centralized disbursement of medical assistance payments. Notwithstanding
section 256B.041, county payments for the cost of residential services provided under this section
shall not be made to the commissioner of finance.
    Subd. 4. Payment rates. (a) Notwithstanding sections 256B.19 and 256B.041, payments to
counties for residential services provided by a residential facility shall only be made of federal
earnings for services provided under this section, and the nonfederal share of costs for services
provided under this section shall be paid by the county from sources other than federal funds or
funds used to match other federal funds. Payment to counties for services provided according
to this section shall be a proportion of the per day contract rate that relates to rehabilitative
mental health services and shall not include payment for costs or services that are billed to the
IV-E program as room and board.
    (b) Per diem rates paid to providers under this section by prepaid plans shall be the
proportion of the per-day contract rate that relates to rehabilitative mental health services and
shall not include payment for group foster care costs or services that are billed to the county
of financial responsibility.
    (c) The commissioner shall set aside a portion not to exceed five percent of the federal
funds earned for county expenditures under this section to cover the state costs of administering
this section. Any unexpended funds from the set-aside shall be distributed to the counties in
proportion to their earnings under this section.
    Subd. 5.[Repealed, 2006 c 282 art 16 s 17]
    Subd. 6.[Repealed, 2006 c 282 art 16 s 17]
    Subd. 7.[Repealed, 2006 c 282 art 16 s 17]
    Subd. 8.[Repealed, 2006 c 282 art 16 s 17]
    Subd. 9.[Repealed, 2006 c 282 art 16 s 17]
    Subd. 10.[Repealed, 1Sp2003 c 14 art 4 s 24]
History: 1999 c 245 art 8 s 9; 2000 c 340 s 4-11; 2002 c 277 s 19; 2003 c 112 art 2 s 50;
1Sp2003 c 14 art 4 s 10,11; art 11 s 11; 2006 c 282 art 16 s 7; 2007 c 147 art 8 s 23
NOTE:The amendment to subdivision 4 by Laws 2007, chapter 147, article 8, section 23, is
effective January 1, 2009. Laws 2007, chapter 147, article 8, section 23, the effective date.