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252.295 LICENSING EXCEPTION.

(a) Notwithstanding section 252.294, the commissioner may license two six-bed, level B intermediate care facilities for persons with developmental disabilities (ICF's/DD) to replace a 15-bed level A facility in Minneapolis that is not accessible to persons with disabilities. The new facilities must be accessible to persons with disabilities and must be located on a different site or sites in Hennepin County. Notwithstanding section 256B.5012, the payment rate at the new facilities is $200.47 plus any rate adjustments for ICF's/DD effective on or after July 1, 2007.

(b) Notwithstanding section 252.294, the commissioner may license one six-bed level B intermediate care facility for persons with developmental disabilities to replace a downsized 21-bed facility attached to a day training and habilitation program in Chisholm. Notwithstanding section 256B.5012, the facility must serve persons who require substantial nursing care and are able to leave the facility to receive day training and habilitation services. The payment rate at this facility is $274.50.

(c) Notwithstanding section 256B.5012, the payment rate of a six-bed level B intermediate care facility for persons with developmental disabilities in Hibbing, with a per diem rate of $164.13 as of March 1, 2007, for persons who require substantial nursing care and are able to leave the facility to receive day training and habilitation services shall be increased to $250.84.

(d) The payment rates in paragraphs (b) and (c) are effective October 1, 2009.