COUNTY POOR RELIEF
County duty to relieve poor persons--Taxation--Determination of eligibility.
"Indigent or poor person" defined--Eligibility standards.
Considerations in establishing eligibility standards.
Medically indigent person defined.
Appeal regarding medical indigence.
Residency acquired for poor relief purposes.
Residency required for assistance--Establishment.
Residency continued until lost by new residency.
28-13-9 to 28-13-11.
Residency not established by state acceptance of application.
Residency not established by residence in health care facility.
County commissioners to have responsibility for care and relief of poor persons.
Waiting period imposed at board's discretion while residency investigated.
Intentional fraud or deceit to receive assistance.
Proceedings by and against commissioners in name of county.
Record of poor relief payments available in investigation of residency.
Establishment of special emergency county welfare account--Purpose--Deposit
and withdrawal of fund--Source of fund.
Services required of applicant--Contract for repayment of assistance.
Regular county employees not replaced by poor relief applicants--Maximum
hours of work.
Refusal to work without just cause--Eligibility for assistance terminated.
County funds expended on federal work relief projects--Agreements with
federal agencies--Construction of public buildings not authorized.
Employment of welfare workers to distribute funds and supplies to poor.
Annual allowances to competent poor persons.
Employment of physician to attend poor persons in county--Annual salary--Monthly report by physician.
Hospitalization of poor persons--Definition of terms.
Medically necessary hospital services.
Cost guidelines for medical and remedial services.
Statement of costs required of hospital caring for indigent persons--Frequency
Cost governed by statement or amendment--Claim against county not to exceed
usual hospital rates.
Approval of statement by secretary--Modification of items in statement.
Continuation of statement in effect until withdrawn or amended--Effective date
of amendments--Statements available for inspection.
County commissioners' objections to statements.
, 28-13-32.2. Repealed.
Medical indigency required for poor relief assistance in the event of
Submission of application by hospital within one year of discharge--Contents--Additional information not to be required.
Determining medical indigence--Annual income guideline.
Housing indexes by county.
Determining household income--Sources.
Determination of person's ability to pay--Factors.
Indigency by design.
Determination of household's ability to purchase health insurance.
County liability for emergency and nonemergency hospitalization of indigent
persons--Remedies for recovery of expense by county.
Experimental procedures and treatment for medically indigent patient.
Billing for care of medically indigent patients.
Notice to county where hospitalization is furnished to indigent person--Time for
notice of emergency and nonemergency admissions--Contents of notice.
Release of information.
Substitute arrangements for hospitalized indigent patient--County not liable to
hospital after failure to cooperate.
Contractual arrangements between county and hospital not impaired.
County duty to relieve nonresidents in distress.
Medical review by county or Department of Social Services.
Temporary relief to nonresident--Reimbursement by home county.
When hospitals outside state are eligible for reimbursement by county.
Appeal to circuit court from county commissioners--Direction for assistance.
Publication of information by county commissioners.
Names of recipients not released for publication.
Assignment or transfer of property to qualify for assistance as misdemeanor.
Bankruptcy not admissible in making determination of indigency.