2014 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 10. Children
§10-175.1. Legislative intent and purpose.
It is the intent and purpose of Sections 175.3 through 175.13 of this title to provide for a more efficient administration of the Children with Special Health Care Needs Program in Oklahoma and to:
1. Provide for a continuity of dependable funds to establish and conduct a program of medical care for children who have or are at increased risk for a chronic physical, developmental, behavioral, or emotional condition and who also require health and related services of a type or amount beyond that required by children generally;
2. Provide leadership in building and promoting a community-based system of services that is family-centered, comprehensive, coordinated, and culturally competent;
3. Cooperate with all public and private agencies and institutions interested in the care of children in making funds and resources of these public and private agencies and institutions available for the care of such children; and
4. Cooperate with the appropriate agency of the federal government in making effective the provisions of the Federal Social Security Act, 42 U.S.C., Section 301 et seq., relating to children with special health care needs and such other laws, provisions, or programs that the Congress has adopted or may adopt for the remedial care of such children, including, but not limited to, provisions for prevention, for locating such children and for providing medical, corrective, and other services and care, and facilities for diagnosis, hospitalization, and aftercare for such children.
Added by Laws 1959, p. 29, § 1, eff. July 1, 1959. Amended by Laws 1992, c. 249, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1992; Laws 2004, c. 107, § 1, emerg. eff. April 15, 2004.
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