2019 California Code
Welfare and Institutions Code - WIC
PART 3.6 - Low Income Health Program
Section 15910.5.


(a) An application to operate a Low Income Health Program (LIHP) by a nondesignated public hospital, pursuant to subparagraph (E) of paragraph (1) of subdivision (b) of Section 15909.1, shall be provided to the county in which the nondesignated public hospital is located at the same time that it is provided to the department. If a county that previously withdrew an application to operate a LIHP does not indicate in writing to the department, within 30 days from the date of application by the nondesignated public hospital, that it rescinds the withdrawal of its application and intends to proceed with its application to implement a LIHP, the department shall consider the application of the nondesignated public hospital to operate the LIHP.

(b) The department shall seek any necessary federal approvals for the implementation of this section. This section shall be implemented only if and to the extent that any necessary federal approvals are obtained.

(Added by Stats. 2012, Ch. 453, Sec. 2. (SB 1081) Effective September 22, 2012.)

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