The state commissioner of health shall implement by rule, pursuant to the Administrative Procedure Act, those provisions of the Social Security Amendments of 1972 (Public Law 92-603) required of state health agencies, including rules which:
(a) establish a plan, consistent with regulations prescribed by the secretary of health, education, and welfare, for the review by appropriate professional health personnel, of the appropriateness and quality of care and services furnished to recipients of medical assistance; and
(b) provide for the determination as to whether institutions and agencies meet the requirements for participation in the medical assistance program, and the certification that those requirements, including utilization review, are being met.
The policies and procedures, including survey forms, reporting forms, and other documents developed by the commissioner of health for the purpose of conducting the inspections of care required under Code of Federal Regulations, title 42, sections 456.600 to 456.614, in effect on March 1, 1984, have the force and effect of law and shall remain in effect and govern inspections of care until June 30, 1987, unless otherwise superseded by rules adopted by the commissioner of health.
Official Publication of the State of Minnesota
Revisor of Statutes