1.1.................... moves to amend S.F. No. 2934, the first unofficial engrossment, as follows:
1.2Page 76, after line 28, insert:

1.3    "Sec. .... Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 256R.13, subdivision 1, is amended to read:
1.4    Subdivision 1. Audit authority. (a) The commissioner shall provide for an audit of the
1.5cost and statistical data of nursing facilities participating as vendors of medical assistance.
1.6The commissioner shall select for audit at least 15 percent of the nursing facilities' data
1.7reported at random or using factors including, but not limited to: data reported to the public
1.8as criteria for rating nursing facilities; data used to set limits for other medical assistance
1.9programs or vendors of services to nursing facilities; change in ownership; frequent changes
1.10in administration in excess of normal turnover rates; complaints to the commissioner of
1.11health about care, safety, or rights; where previous inspections or reinspections under section
1.12144A.10 have resulted in correction orders related to care, safety, or rights; or where persons
1.13involved in ownership or administration of the facility have been indicted for alleged criminal
1.15    (b) The commissioner shall meet the 15 percent requirement by either conducting an
1.16audit focused on an individual nursing facility, a group of facilities, or targeting specific
1.17data categories in multiple nursing facilities. These audits may be conducted on site at the
1.18nursing facility, at office space used by a nursing facility or a nursing facility's parent
1.19organization, or at the commissioner's office. Data being audited may be collected
1.20electronically, in person, or by any other means the commissioner finds acceptable.
1.21(c) Within the limits of available appropriations, the commissioner shall contract with
1.22a third party to conduct audits as necessary in order to meet the requirements of this
1.23subdivision and the notice of rates requirement under section 256R.09, subdivision 1.
1.24EFFECTIVE DATE.This section is effective for rate years beginning January 1, 2024."
2.1Renumber the sections in sequence and correct the internal references
2.2Amend the title accordingly