1.1.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 2614, the first committee engrossment,
1.2as follows:
1.3Page ..., after line ..., insert:

1.4    "Sec. .... Laws 2009, chapter 79, article 5, section 75, subdivision 1, is amended to read:
1.5    Subdivision 1. Medical assistance coverage. The commissioner of human services
1.6shall establish a demonstration project to provide additional medical assistance coverage
1.7for a maximum of 200 American Indian children in Minneapolis, St. Paul, and Duluth
1.8who are burdened by health disparities associated with the cumulative health impact
1.9of toxic environmental exposures. Under this demonstration project, the additional
1.10medical assistance coverage for this population must include, but is not limited to, home
1.11environmental assessments for triggers of asthma, in-home asthma education on the proper
1.12medical management of asthma by a certified asthma educator or public health nurse with
1.13asthma management training limited to two visits per child. Coverage also includes the
1.14following durable medical equipment: high efficiency particulate air (HEPA) cleaners,
1.15HEPA vacuum cleaners, allergy bed and pillow encasements, high filtration filters for
1.16forced air gas furnaces, and dehumidifiers with medical tubing to connect the appliance to
1.17a floor drain, if the listed item is medically necessary useful to reduce asthma symptoms.
1.18Provision of these items of durable medical equipment must be preceded by a home
1.19environmental assessment for triggers of asthma and in-home asthma education on the
1.20proper medical management of asthma by a Certified Asthma Educator or public health
1.21nurse with asthma management training."
1.22Renumber the sections in sequence and correct the internal references
1.23Amend the title accordingly