62A.3092 EQUAL TREATMENT OF SURGICAL FIRST ASSISTING SERVICES.
Subdivision 1. Scope of requirement.
This section applies to any of the following if issued
or renewed to a Minnesota resident or to cover a Minnesota resident:
(1) a health plan, as defined in section
(2) coverage described in section
62A.011, subdivision 3
, clauses (2), (3), or (6) to (12); and
(3) a policy, contract, or certificate issued by a community integrated service network
licensed under chapter 62N.
Subd. 2. Requirement.
Coverage described in subdivision 1 that provides for payment for
surgical first assisting benefits or services shall be construed as providing for payment for a
registered nurse who performs first assistant functions and services that are within the scope of
practice of a registered nurse.
History: 1996 c 446 art 1 s 25; 1997 c 225 art 2 s 62