2015 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 43A. Mental Health
§43A-3-426. Fees and costs - Payment.
A. If treatment is provided by an approved treatment facility to a consumer admitted under the provisions of this act and the consumer has not paid the fees charged for such treatment, the approved treatment facility is entitled to any payment received:
1. By the consumer to which he is entitled because of the services rendered; and
2. From any public or private source available to the facility because of the treatment provided to the consumer.
B. A consumer admitted to an approved treatment facility under the provisions of this act, the estate of the consumer or a person obligated by law to pay for the treatment of the consumer, and financially able to do so, is liable to the approved treatment facility for the cost of maintenance and treatment of the consumer in the facility in accordance with the published rates.
C. The administrator of the facility shall adopt rules governing financial ability to pay for maintenance and treatment which take into consideration the income, savings and other personal and real property of the person required to pay, and any support being furnished by him to any person he is required by law to support. Rates shall be published by the facility in accordance with regulations of the Authority adopted under the provisions of the Administrative Procedures Act.
Added by Laws 1978, c. 64, § 25. Renumbered from § 2142 of Title 63 by Laws 1986, c. 103, § 104, eff. Nov. 1, 1986. Amended by Laws 2005, c. 150, § 19, emerg. eff. May 9, 2005.
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