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65-116j. Care, maintenance and treatment; powers and duties of the secretary of health and environment. The secretary of health and environment is hereby granted and may exercise the following powers and duties in providing for the care, maintenance and treatment of persons having communicable or infectious tuberculosis:

(a) To select medical care facilities qualified to treat persons infected with tuberculosis for the purpose of caring for, maintaining and treating patients committed in accordance with the provisions of K.S.A. 65-116e, and amendments thereto, and other persons having communicable or infectious tuberculosis who voluntarily agree to accept care and treatment by a medical care facility on either an inpatient or an outpatient basis;

(b) to inspect the facilities, operations and administration of those medical care facilities receiving financial assistance from the Kansas department for aging and disability services for the purpose of providing care, maintenance or treatment for persons infected with communicable or infectious tuberculosis;

(c) to provide public health nursing services to persons having infectious or communicable tuberculosis who are being treated on an outpatient basis; and

(d) to adopt rules and regulations establishing standards for the hospital admission and discharge, care, treatment and maintenance of persons having communicable or infectious tuberculosis.

History: L. 1975, ch. 311, § 7; L. 2014, ch. 115, § 237; July 1.



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