.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 1362, the delete everything amendment
(A09-0461), as follows:
Page 19, after line 8, insert:
"Sec. .... Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256B.0945, subdivision 4, is amended to
Subd. 4. Payment rates.
(a) Notwithstanding sections
payments to counties for residential services provided by a residential facility shall only
be made of federal earnings for services provided under this section, and the nonfederal
share of costs for services provided under this section shall be paid by the county from
sources other than federal funds or funds used to match other federal funds. Payment to
counties for services provided according to this section shall be a proportion of the per
day contract rate that relates to rehabilitative mental health services and shall not include
payment for costs or services that are billed to the IV-E program as room and board.
(b) Per diem rates paid to providers under this section by prepaid plans shall be the
proportion of the per-day contract rate that relates to rehabilitative mental health services
and shall not include payment for group foster care costs or services that are billed to the
county of financial responsibility.
(c) The commissioner shall
set aside a portion not to exceed retain
five percent of the
federal funds earned for county expenditures under this section to cover the state costs
of administering this section, and to reduce licensing fees charged to facilities providing
1.21services under this section
Any unexpended funds from the set-aside shall be distributed
1.22 to the counties in proportion to their earnings under this section.
Renumber the sections in sequence and correct the internal references
Amend the title accordingly