1.1.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 2294, the delete everything amendment
1.2(H2294DE2), as follows:
1.3Page 23, after line 17, insert:

1.4    "Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 62J.496, subdivision 2, is amended to
1.6    Subd. 2. Eligibility. (a) "Eligible borrower" means one of the following:
1.7(1) federally qualified health centers;
1.8    (2) community clinics, as defined under section 145.9268;
1.9    (3) nonprofit or local unit of government hospitals licensed under sections 144.50
1.10to 144.56;
1.11(4) individual or small group physician practices that are focused primarily on
1.12primary care;
1.13    (5) nursing facilities licensed under sections 144A.01 to 144A.27;
1.14(6) local public health departments as defined in chapter 145A; and
1.15    (7) other providers of health or health care services approved by the commissioner
1.16for which interoperable electronic health record capability would improve quality of
1.17care, patient safety, or community health.
1.18(b) The commissioner shall administer the loan fund to prioritize support and
1.19assistance to:
1.20(1) critical access hospitals;
1.21(2) federally qualified health centers;
1.22(3) entities that serve uninsured, underinsured, and medically underserved
1.23individuals, regardless of whether such area is urban or rural; and
1.24(4) individual or small group practices that are primarily focused on primary care;
1.25(5) nursing facilities certified to participate in the medical assistance program; and
2.1(6) providers enrolled in the elderly waiver program of customized living or 24-hour
2.2customized living of the medical assistance program, if at least half of their annual
2.3operating revenue is paid under the medical assistance program.
2.4    (c) An eligible applicant must submit a loan application to the commissioner of
2.5health on forms prescribed by the commissioner. The application must include, at a
2.7    (1) the amount of the loan requested and a description of the purpose or project
2.8for which the loan proceeds will be used;
2.9    (2) a quote from a vendor;
2.10    (3) a description of the health care entities and other groups participating in the
2.12    (4) evidence of financial stability and a demonstrated ability to repay the loan; and
2.13    (5) a description of how the system to be financed interoperates or plans in the
2.14future to interoperate with other health care entities and provider groups located in the
2.15same geographical area;
2.16(6) a plan on how the certified electronic health record technology will be maintained
2.17and supported over time; and
2.18(7) any other requirements for applications included or developed pursuant to
2.19section 3014 of the HITECH Act."
2.20Renumber the sections in sequence and correct the internal references
2.21Amend the title accordingly