H.F. No. 344, as introduced - 86th Legislative Session (2009-2010) Posted on Jan 28, 2009
1.1A bill for an act1.2relating to human services; modifying recovery of money requirements by
1.3adding group residential housing;amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section
1.4256.019, subdivision 1.
1.5BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:
1.6 Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256.019, subdivision 1, is amended to read:
1.7 Subdivision 1. Retention rates. When an assistance recovery amount is collected
1.8and posted by a county agency under the provisions governing public assistance programs
1.9including general assistance medical care, general assistance, group residential housing,
1.10and Minnesota supplemental aid, the county may keep one-half of the recovery made by
1.11the county agency using any method other than recoupment. For medical assistance, if
1.12the recovery is made by a county agency using any method other than recoupment, the
1.13county may keep one-half of the nonfederal share of the recovery. For MinnesotaCare, if
1.14the recovery is collected and posted by the county agency, the county may keep one-half
1.15of the nonfederal share of the recovery.
1.16This does not apply to recoveries from medical providers or to recoveries begun
1.17by the Department of Human Services' Surveillance and Utilization Review Division,
1.18State Hospital Collections Unit, and the Benefit Recoveries Division or, by the attorney
1.19general's office, or child support collections. In the food stamp or food support program,
1.20the nonfederal share of recoveries in the federal tax offset program only will be divided
1.21equally between the state agency and the involved county agency.