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Probate Code - PROB

DIVISION 2. GENERAL PROVISIONS [100 - 859]

  ( Division 2 enacted by Stats. 1990, Ch. 79. )
  

PART 4. ESTABLISHING AND REPORTING FACT OF DEATH [200 - 217]

  ( Part 4 enacted by Stats. 1990, Ch. 79. )
  

CHAPTER 3. Reporting Fact of Death [215 - 217]
  ( Chapter 3 enacted by Stats. 1990, Ch. 79. )

  
215.  

Where a deceased person has received or may have received health care under Chapter 7 (commencing with Section 14000) or Chapter 8 (commencing with Section 14200) of Part 3 of Division 9 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, or was the surviving spouse of a person who received that health care, the estate attorney, or if there is no estate attorney, the beneficiary, the personal representative, or the person in possession of property of the decedent shall give the Director of Health Services notice of the decedent’s death not later than 90 days after the date of death. The notice shall include a copy of the decedent’s death certificate. The notice shall be given as provided in Section 1215, addressed to the director at the Sacramento office of the director.

(Amended by Stats. 1993, Ch. 69, Sec. 4. Effective June 30, 1993.)