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514.980 MEDICAL ASSISTANCE LIENS; DEFINITIONS.
    Subdivision 1. Applicability. The definitions in this section apply to sections 514.980 to
514.985.
    Subd. 2. Medical assistance agency or agency. "Medical assistance agency" or "agency"
means the state Department of Human Services when it provides a medical assistance benefit.
    Subd. 3. Medical assistance benefit. "Medical assistance benefit" means a benefit provided
under chapter 256B to a person while in a medical institution. A "medical institution" is defined
as a nursing facility, intermediate care facility for persons with developmental disabilities,
or inpatient hospital.
History: 1Sp1993 c 1 art 5 s 117; 1997 c 217 art 2 s 10; 2005 c 56 s 1