1st Engrossment - 86th Legislature (2009 - 2010) Posted on 02/09/2010 01:35am
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A bill for an act
relating to health; requiring state health care program coverage of certain items
necessary to reduce asthma symptoms;amending Minnesota Statutes 2008,
section 256B.0625, subdivision 31.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:
Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256B.0625, subdivision 31, is amended to
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supplies and equipment. Separate payment outside of the facility's payment rate shall
be made for wheelchairs and wheelchair accessories for recipients who are residents
of intermediate care facilities for the developmentally disabled. Reimbursement for
wheelchairs and wheelchair accessories for ICF/MR recipients shall be subject to the same
conditions and limitations as coverage for recipients who do not reside in institutions. A
wheelchair purchased outside of the facility's payment rate is the property of the recipient.
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