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S.F. No. 1207 - Authorizing third-party reimbursement for special education evaluations
 
Author: Senator Carla J. Nelson
 
Prepared By: Bjorn E. Arneson, Senate Analyst (651/296-3812)
 
Date: March 6, 2017



 

Section 1. Third-party reimbursement. Requires a district to give an enrolled child’s parent or guardian written notice of the district’s intent to seek reimbursement from medical assistance or MinnesotaCare for (1) the evaluations required as part of the individualized education program process or individualized family service plan process; and (2) health-related services provided by the district in accordance with the individualized education program or individualized family service plan.

Section 2. Eligibility. Authorizes a district enrolled as a provider in the medical assistance program to receive payments for covered special education evaluations.

Section 3. Special education services. Provides that medical assistance covers evaluations necessary in making a determination for eligibility for individualized education program and individualized family service plan services and for medical services identified in a recipient's individualized education program and individualized family service plan and covered under the medical assistance state plan.

Effective dates. All sections are effective August 1, 2017.

 
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