MCL - Section 333.5301

PUBLIC HEALTH CODE (EXCERPT)
Act 368 of 1978


333.5301 County chargeable with expense of care; reimbursement by state; individuals with tuberculosis or honorable discharges considered domiciled in state at large; expense of care paid by state on certification of department; reasonableness of claims and accounts; appeal.

Sec. 5301.

    (1) The county in which an individual receiving care under section 5117 has a domicile is chargeable with the expense of the care, and this state shall reimburse that county for all or a portion of the expense in the amounts the legislature appropriates for that purpose. An individual who has tuberculosis and has not acquired a legal settlement in this state in accordance with the social welfare act, Act No. 280 of the Public Acts of 1939, being sections 400.1 to 400.121 of the Michigan Compiled Laws, or an individual who was honorably discharged from a branch of the military services of the United States and not otherwise hospitalized for the purpose of this part shall be considered to be domiciled in this state at large, and the expense of that individual's care, while the care continues with the approval of the department, shall be paid by the state on certification of the department. The reasonableness and propriety of all claims and accounts under this subsection shall be passed upon and determined by the department, subject to appeal to the circuit court for the county of Ingham as to questions of law.
    (2) An individual committed to an inpatient facility for tuberculosis pursuant to a probate court order under section 5205 and not otherwise hospitalized for the purpose of part 51 or 52 shall be considered to be domiciled in this state at large, and the expense of that individual's care, while the care continues with the approval of the department, shall be paid by the state on certification of the department. The reasonableness and propriety of all claims and accounts under this subsection shall be passed upon and determined by the department, subject to appeal to the circuit court for the county of Ingham as to questions of law.


History: Add. 1988, Act 491, Eff. Mar. 30, 1989
Compiler's Notes: For transfer of certain powers and duties of the bureau of infectious disease control from the department of public health to the director of the department of community health, see E.R.O. No. 1996-1, compiled at MCL 330.3101 of the Michigan Compiled Laws.
Popular Name: Act 368