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Medical Assistance Peer Advisory Task Force

Active dates:1983 - 2014
Function: Consults with the Minnesota commissioner of human services on determinations of services that are not medically necessary.
Preceded by:
Provider Advisory Committee
Peer Advisory Committee
History: Established by statute in 1983 as the Provider Advisory Committee; renamed as Peer Advisory Committee in 1987 and renamed again as Peer Advisory Task Force in 1988. Prior to 1983, the commissioner was to consult with either a review organization or other advisory committees established by the commissioner.

The Peer Advisory Task Force was reviewed by the Legislative Commission on Planning and Fiscal Policy (LCPFP) in 2013 as part of their biennial duty required by Minn. Stat. 3.885 Subd. 11. The LCPFP's 2013 Recommendations called for the Task Force to be repealed and 2014 Minn. Laws Chap. 286 Art. 7 Sec. 9 contained the repeal.
Membership: Number varies; appointed by commissioner of human services; terms not specified; compensation not specified.
Agency heads: Commissioner of Human Services
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Record last updated: 01/20/2015

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