27A-13 COSTS OF CARE AND TREATMENT IN STATE FACILITIES
COSTS OF CARE AND TREATMENT IN STATE FACILITIES
Definition of terms.
Department responsible for collection and processing of fees.
Human Services Center to maintain billing statement for each patient--Determination of ability to pay--Costs assessed patient or state.
Secretary to promulgate rules to determine fees and ability to pay.
Liability of resident and legally responsible person for cost of care--Federal
Tender of charges required on voluntary hospitalization--County or
governmental pledge of payment--Monthly payment in advance--Indigent
County payments for indigent voluntary patients entitled to poor relief--Residency not admitted by payment.
Periodic approval and monthly assessment of charges--Method of
Full per diem cost paid by person financially able to pay.
Application to pay less than applicable charge--Investigation and
consideration by secretary.
Determination by secretary of amount to be charged--Appeal and hearing.
Review and change of amounts to be charged.
Liability restricted to statutory liability--Claim against decedent's estate--Voluntary payments.
Civil suit for collection of payments--Lien on property--Claim against
Collection of delinquent accounts--Credit to general fund.
County appropriation for support of mentally ill.
Admission fee to be paid by county of residence--Amount.
Procedure for determining county of residency.
County claim that patient is improperly charged to county--Investigation
and determination by attorney general--Notice to state and county officers.
Appeal of residence determination to circuit court by county--Notice to
attorney general--Trial de novo.
Appeal of residence determination to circuit court by attorney general--Service and filing of notice--Trial de novo.
Charges to state for patient determined to be nonresident.
Voluntary admission of non-resident--Waiver of fee.
Appeal to circuit court from attorney general's determination as to residence
Administrator to charge expenses to county of residence despite
commitment from another county.
Expenses paid by county reimbursed by county of residence.
Refund with interest by county of residence of expenses incurred by
Administrator's report to county of patients discharged--Notice to county
Monthly certification of charges to counties--Payment--Deposit.
Uniform system of accounts continued.
Accounts maintained in accordance with system--Records maintained by
, 27A-13-30. Repealed.
Action by county for reimbursement--Lien on property.
Notice by county auditor and collection of charges from persons
responsible--Notice of appeal procedure.
Accrual of state or county claim--Commencement during life of patient--Past claims.
Disposition of amounts collected from patient or responsible person.