2019 Wyoming Statutes
Title 25 - Institutions of the State
Chapter 11 - Fiscal Provisions
Section 25-11-101 - Definitions.

Universal Citation: WY Stat § 25-11-101 (2019)

25-11-101. Definitions.

(a) As used in this chapter:

(i) "Actual cost" means the cost of providing treatment or services for a resident in a state institution including minimum costs, as set by the department having the direct authority and control of the institution, of maintaining the resident;

(ii) Repealed by Laws 1991, ch. 221, § 3.

(iii) "Established charge" means that part of the actual cost for which the resident, the resident's estate and legally responsible persons are liable. The established charge may equal but not exceed the actual cost;

(iv) "Legally responsible person" means the resident, a responsible relative or the conservator of the resident's property as defined by W.S. 3-1-101(a)(iii);

(v) "Resident" means a patient or resident voluntarily admitted or involuntarily committed to a state institution;

(vi) "Responsible relative" means a resident's spouse or a resident's parents if the resident is an unemancipated minor;

(vii) "State institution" means any institution in title 25 under the direct authority and control of the department of health.

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