2014 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 10. Children
§10-175.10. Applications for crippled children's services.
(a) Applications for crippled children's services on behalf of a child may be made directly to the Commission by a court, by a county welfare director, or by a parent, physician, osteopath, dentist, county health official, child welfare worker or consultant, or by any other interested person or agency. The Director on behalf of the Commission may accept or reject any such application. Upon acceptance of an application, the Director on behalf of the Commission shall determine the extent of eligibility for care in accordance with the provisions of this Act; provided, that nothing in this Section shall interfere with the administration and operation of emergency plans and procedures as authorized in Section 175.5, subsection (h), of this Title.
(b) The Commission may collect in whole or in part reimbursement from the parent or other person or volunteer agency for services provided for the child, provided that no child shall be denied services because of financial inability on the part of the family or legal guardian.
(c) Any charges for services provided by the Commission under authority granted by this Act based upon application made by the county welfare director becomes payable to the Commission in whole or in part from the respective children's budget account, provided for in Section 175.11 of this Title. Collections shall be based upon terms agreed upon by the Commission and the respective county welfare director.
(d) Any charges for services provided by the Commission under authority granted by this Act based upon application made by a county welfare director that are not reimbursed from the County Crippled Children's Budget Account and any charges for services provided by the Commission upon application made by a child welfare worker of the Department of Public Welfare become payable from the sums allocated and appropriated for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this Act, upon certification and approval of the claims by the Director.
Added by Laws 1959, p. 32, § 10. Amended by Laws 1968, c. 414, § 7, emerg. eff. Jan. 13, 1969.
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