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62A.3091 NONDISCRIMINATE COVERAGE OF TESTS.

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 62A.011;

(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 covers laboratory tests, diagnostic tests, and x-rays must provide the same coverage, without requiring additional signatures, for all such tests ordered by an advanced practice nurse operating pursuant to chapter 148. Nothing in this section shall be construed to interfere with any written agreement between a physician and an advanced practice nurse.

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