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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 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 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.

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