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256R.39 QUALITY IMPROVEMENT INCENTIVE PROGRAM.

The commissioner shall develop a quality improvement incentive program in consultation with stakeholders. The annual funding pool available for quality improvement incentive payments shall be equal to 0.8 percent of all operating payments, not including any rate components resulting from equitable cost-sharing for publicly owned nursing facility program participation under section 256R.48, critical access nursing facility program participation under section 256R.47, or performance-based incentive payment program participation under section 256R.38. For the period from October 1, 2015, to December 31, 2016, rate adjustments provided under this section shall be effective for 15 months. Beginning January 1, 2017, annual rate adjustments provided under this section shall be effective for one rate year.