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256B.763 CRITICAL ACCESS MENTAL HEALTH RATE INCREASE.
    (a) For services defined in paragraph (b) and rendered on or after July 1, 2007, payment rates
shall be increased by 23.7 percent over the rates in effect on January 1, 2006, for:
    (1) psychiatrists and advanced practice registered nurses with a psychiatric specialty;
    (2) community mental health centers under section 256B.0625, subdivision 5; and
    (3) mental health clinics and centers certified under Minnesota Rules, parts 9520.0750
to 9520.0870, or hospital outpatient psychiatric departments that are designated as essential
community providers under section 62Q.19.
    (b) This increase applies to group skills training when provided as a component of
children's therapeutic services and support, psychotherapy, medication management, evaluation
and management, diagnostic assessment, explanation of findings, psychological testing,
neuropsychological services, direction of behavioral aides, and inpatient consultation.
    (c) This increase does not apply to rates that are governed by section 256B.0625, subdivision
30, or 256B.761, paragraph (b), other cost-based rates, rates that are negotiated with the county,
rates that are established by the federal government, or rates that increased between January 1,
2004, and January 1, 2005.
    (d) The commissioner shall adjust rates paid to prepaid health plans under contract with the
commissioner to reflect the rate increases provided in paragraphs (a), (e), and (f). The prepaid
health plan must pass this rate increase to the providers identified in paragraphs (a), (e), (f), and (g).
    (e) Payment rates shall be increased by 23.7 percent over the rates in effect on December 31,
2007, for:
    (1) medication education services provided on or after January 1, 2008, by adult rehabilitative
mental health services providers certified under section 256B.0623; and
    (2) mental health behavioral aide services provided on or after January 1, 2008, by children's
therapeutic services and support providers certified under section 256B.0943.
    (f) For services defined in paragraph (b) and rendered on or after January 1, 2008, by
children's therapeutic services and support providers certified under section 256B.0943 and not
already included in paragraph (a), payment rates shall be increased by 23.7 percent over the
rates in effect on December 31, 2007.
    (g) Payment rates shall be increased by 2.3 percent over the rates in effect on December 31,
2007, for individual and family skills training provided on or after January 1, 2008, by children's
therapeutic services and support providers certified under section 256B.0943.
History: 2006 c 282 art 16 s 10; 2007 c 147 art 8 s 27