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Welfare and Institutions Code - WIC

DIVISION 9. PUBLIC SOCIAL SERVICES [10000 - 18999.8]

  ( Division 9 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1784. )

PART 3. AID AND MEDICAL ASSISTANCE [11000 - 15771]

  ( Part 3 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1784. )

CHAPTER 9.5. Supportive Care Organizations [15300 - 15451]

  ( Chapter 9.5 added by Stats. 1974, Ch. 992. )

ARTICLE 4. Eligibility and Enrollment [15375 - 15377]
  ( Article 4 added by Stats. 1974, Ch. 992. )

15375.
  

Projects shall establish eligibility criteria in order that a mix is obtained which will include both short-term and long-term participants who will make maximum use of the projects’ resources. Priorities must be explained in full prior to contracting with the department and may be modified by the project, with departmental approval.

(Amended by Stats. 1979, Ch. 373.)

15376.
  

Participants shall be charged on a sliding-fee scale basis which is reasonably related to ability to pay. An effort shall be made by the projects to give priority to low-income elderly persons. The department shall develop guidelines regarding the fees for service. The department shall make every effort to obtain necessary waivers for use of Medicare and Medicaid funds for services offered by the projects. The purposes of obtaining such waivers is to provide for the type of care specified in Sections 15350 and 15351, in addition to and not in lieu of any existing benefits currently available under the Medicare and Medicaid programs.

(Amended by Stats. 1979, Ch. 373.)

15377.
  

No copayment charges shall be imposed upon Medi-Cal enrollees.

(Added by Stats. 1974, Ch. 992.)

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