2017 Wyoming Statutes
TITLE 25 - INSTITUTIONS OF THE STATE
CHAPTER 11 - FISCAL PROVISIONS
SECTION 25-11-106 - Billings; assignment of insurance; collection or waiver of arrearages.

Universal Citation: WY Stat § 25-11-106 (2017)

25-11-106. Billings; assignment of insurance; collection or waiver of arrearages.

(a) The department of health shall establish procedures requiring state institutions under its direct authority and control to provide monthly billings to each resident of the state institution and to each legally responsible person. Billings under this subsection for the state hospital shall provide for an itemization, including at a minimum, the daily established charge.

(b) The department shall obtain an assignment of benefits from any resident under its care and supervision who has insurance that may cover services provided.

(c) An account for established charges which is not paid within ninety (90) days after the end of the month in which the charges accrue is in arrears and shall be referred to the respective department for collection. The department may contract with a private person or agency for collection of accounts under this subsection.

(d) The department may adjust, compromise or waive collection of charges from the legally responsible person if the department determines that the person is without financial means or that collection would constitute a hardship. If the department decides to waive collection of charges, no future billing will be sent to a resident or legally responsible person.

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