.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 1233, the delete everything amendment
(A13-0408), as follows:
Page 155, after line 9, insert:
"Sec. ... Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 256.969, subdivision 29, is amended to read:
Subd. 29. Reimbursement for the fee increase for the early hearing detection
1.6and intervention program. (a)
For admissions occurring on or after July 1, 2010,
payment rates shall be adjusted to include the increase to the fee that is effective on July 1,
2010, for the early hearing detection and intervention program recipients under section
1.9144.125, subdivision 1
, that is paid by the hospital for public program recipients. This
payment increase shall be in effect until the increase is fully recognized in the base year
cost under subdivision 2b. This payment shall be included in payments to contracted
managed care organizations.
1.13 (b) For admissions occurring on or after July 1, 2013, payment rates shall be
1.14adjusted to include the increase to the fee that is effective July 1, 2013, for the early
1.15hearing detection and intervention program recipients under section
, that is paid by the hospital for public program recipients. This payment increase shall be
1.17in effect until the increase is fully recognized in the base year cost under subdivision 2b.
1.18This payment shall be included in payments to contracted managed care organizations.
Page 387, line 25, delete "$135
" and insert "$145
Page 387, line 31, delete "$5
" and insert "$15
Page 404, after line 21, insert:
"Sec. .... Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 144.966, subdivision 3a, is amended to read:
Subd. 3a. Support services to families.
The commissioner shall contract with a
nonprofit organization to provide support and assistance to families with children who are
deaf or have a hearing loss. The family support provided must include:
direct hearing loss specific
parent-to-parent assistance and unbiased
on communication, educational, and medical options, preferably provided by a program
2.3that is part of a national organization; and
2.4 (2) individualized deaf or hard of hearing mentors who provide education, including
2.5instruction in American Sign Language
The commissioner shall give preference to a nonprofit organization that has the ability to
provide these services throughout the state."
Page 456, after line 11, insert:
"Newborn screening. $121,000 in fiscal
2.10year 2014 and $141,000 in fiscal year 2015
2.11is appropriated from the general fund, and
2.12$10,000 in fiscal year 2014 and $13,000 in
2.13fiscal year 2015 is appropriated from the
2.14health care access fund to the commissioner
2.15of human services for the hospital
2.16reimbursement increase in Minnesota
2.17Statutes, section 256.969, subdivision 29.
2.18The base for this appropriation in fiscal year
2.192016 is $14,000.
Page 466, after line 9, insert:
"Sec. .... NEWBORN SCREENING.
2.22 (a) $365,000 in fiscal year 2014 and $349,000 in fiscal year 2015 is appropriated
2.23for the purpose of providing support services to families as required under Minnesota
2.24Statutes, section 144.966, subdivision 3a.
2.25 (b) $164,000 in fiscal year 2014 and $156,000 in fiscal year 2015 is appropriated
2.26for home-based education in American Sign Language for families with children who
2.27are deaf or have hearing loss, as required under Minnesota Statutes, section 144.966,
Renumber the sections in sequence and correct the internal references
Amend the title accordingly