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  197.327.  Certificate issued for additional beds for Medicaid patients, use for nonMedicaid patients, penalty — procedure to collect. — 1.  If a facility is granted a certificate of need pursuant to sections 197.300 to 197.365 based on an application stating a need for additional Medicaid beds, such beds shall be used for Medicaid patients and no other.

  2.  Any person who violates the provisions of subsection 1 of this section shall be liable to the state for civil penalties of one hundred dollars for every day of such violation.  Each nonMedicaid patient placed in a Medicaid bed shall constitute a separate violation.

  3.  The attorney general shall, upon the request of the department, bring an action in a circuit court of competent jurisdiction to recover the civil penalty.  The department may bring such an action itself.  The civil action may be brought in the circuit court of Cole County or, at the option of the director, in another county which has venue of an action against the person under other provisions of law.


(L. 1988 H.B. 1368)

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