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76-170. Charges for evaluation, care and treatment of outpatients in certain state institutions; rates; recovery of charges. All persons receiving service or treatment from the state hospitals, state hospitals and training centers and the Kansas neurological institute, but which persons are not admitted thereto as regular inpatients but who receive outpatient evaluation, care and treatment shall pay such charge for outpatient evaluation, care or treatment at such rates and in such amounts as the secretary for aging and disability services shall determine. The secretary for aging and disability services is hereby authorized and empowered to fix any reasonable rate, not to exceed the actual cost, for which a charge may be made for the evaluation, care and treatment of persons or patients on an outpatient basis at such institutions. The secretary for aging and disability services is hereby authorized to recover from the patient or from the patient's estate or from the spouses of outpatients, or from parents whose minor children are outpatients or from any person bound by law to support such outpatient, the charges for the services provided by this act. Demand, where necessary, and payment for the evaluation, care and treatment of any outpatient shall be made at the rates to be fixed under this act, and shall be collected and recovered from the outpatient or from the outpatient's estate or from any person bound by law to support such outpatient in like manner as provided by K.S.A. 59-2006, and amendments thereto.

History: L. 1961, ch. 435, § 1; L. 1975, ch. 311, § 12; L. 2014, ch. 115, § 409; July 1.



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