2020 Georgia Code
Title 49 - Social Services
Chapter 4 - Public Assistance
Article 6 - Medical Assistance for Aged
§ 49-4-120. Through 49-4-128

Universal Citation: GA Code § 49-4-120 (2020)

Reserved. Repealed by Ga. L. 1999, p. 296, § 16, effective July 1, 1999.

Editor's notes.

- Ga. L. 1999, p. 296, § 16, effective July 1, 1999, repealed and reserved this article. The former article, concerning "The Medical Assistance for the Aged Act", consisted of Code Sections 49-4-120 through 49-4-128 and was based on Ga. L. 1961, p. 170, §§ 1 through 6, and 8 through 10; Ga. L. 1982, p. 3, § 49; Ga. L. 1994, p. 97, § 49.

Code Section 49-4-121 was amended by Ga. L. 1999, p. 81, § 49. However, this amendment was not given effect due to the reserving of this article by Ga. L. 1999, p. 296, § 16.


Cross references.

- Hospital care for the indigent generally, § 31-8-1 et seq.

Determination of responsibility of parties to pay costs of treatment for mental illness, mental retardation, and alcoholism, §§ 37-3-121,37-4-81,37-7-121, T. 37, C. 9.

Administrative Rules and Regulations.

- Department of Medical Assistance, Official Compilation of the Rules and Regulations of the State of Georgia, Title 350.

Law reviews.

- For note, "Charting the Middle Course: An Argument for Robust But Well-Tailored Health Care Discrimination Protection for the Transgender Community," see 52 Ga. L. Rev. 225 (2017).


Authority of Department of Medical Assistance (now Department of Community Health) regarding branch offices of home health services.

- Failure of a provider under the Home Health Services Program of the Georgia Medicaid Program to satisfy Department of Medical Assistance (DMA) (now Department of Community Health) regulations governing the geographic location of branch facilities authorized the DMA to disallow reimbursement, even if the federal Health Care Financing Administration and the Department of Human Resources had approved the provider's branch organizational structure. ABC Home Health Servs., Inc. v. Georgia Dep't of Medical Assistance, 211 Ga. App. 496, 439 S.E.2d 696 (1993).



- Limitation on right of chiropractors and osteopathic physicians to participate in public medical welfare programs, 8 A.L.R.4th 1056.

Validity of state statutes and regulations limiting or restricting public funding for abortions sought by indigent women, 20 A.L.R.4th 1166.

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