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DIVISION 9. PUBLIC SOCIAL SERVICES [10000 - 18999.8]

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

PART 4.7. HEALTH CARE FOR INDIGENTS [16900 - 16996.2]

  ( Heading for Part 4.7 added by Stats. 1990, Ch. 50, Sec. 10.5. )

CHAPTER 1.5. Administration of Funds [16909 - 16909.1]
  ( Chapter 1.5 added by Stats. 1990, Ch. 51, Sec. 25. )

16909.
  

(a) Any county which receives funds pursuant to this part shall deposit them in a special revenue fund or trust fund established solely for this purpose, in a hospital services account, a physician services account, and other county health services account, and any other account or subaccount the department may require, before transferring or expending them for any of the uses allowed in this part.

(b) Any county subject to the requirements of subdivision (a) shall deposit the funds in the special revenue fund or trust fund before transferring the funds to the county emergency medical services fund, as provided in subdivision (c) of Section 16933 and Section 16951.

(c) (1) Interest on each fund, account, or subaccount shall accrue to the benefit of the fund, account, or subaccount, and shall be expended for the same purposes as the other funds in the account or subaccount.

(2) Interest or other increments resulting from funds transferred to the county for noncounty hospitals pursuant to paragraph (1) or (2) of subdivision (b) of Section 16946 shall be expended under paragraph (1) or (2) of subdivision (b) of Section 16946.

(d)  Counties shall submit a report that displays cost and utilization data for each account in the trust fund established pursuant to this section, to the department on a semiannual, preliminary annual, and final annual basis, in a form prescribed by the department.

(e) Data required by subdivision (d) shall include, but not be limited to, all of the following:

(1) For the Hospital Services Account, the data shall include all of the following:

(A) Inpatient stay, including child health and disability prevention followup treatment, including the following information:

(i) Facility name.

(ii) Amount paid by the county.

(iii) Number of discharges.

(iv) Patient days.

(B) Outpatient visits, including child health and disability prevention followup treatment, including the following information:

(i) Facility name.

(ii) Amount paid by the county.

(iii) Number of visits.

(C) Emergency room.

(i) Facility name.

(ii) Amount paid by the county.

(iii) Number of visits.

(2) For the Physician Services Account, the data shall include all of the following:

(A) Emergency services, including the following information:

(i) The number of providers.

(ii) The number of visits.

(iii) The amount paid by the county.

(B) Obstetrics, including the following information:

(i) The number of providers.

(ii) The number of visits.

(iii) The amount paid by the county.

(C) Pediatrics, including the following information:

(i) The number of providers.

(ii) The number of visits.

(iii) The amount paid by the county.

(D) Child health and disability prevention followup treatment, including the following information:

(i) The number of providers.

(ii) The number of visits.

(iii) The amount paid by the county.

(3) For the other county health services account, the data shall include all of the following:

(A) For funds expended for hospital services, those data in paragraph (1) of subdivision (e).

(B) For funds expended for physician services, those data in paragraph (2) of subdivision (e).

(C) For funds expended for services other than those provided and billed for by a hospital or physician, the data shall include:

(i) The number of providers by type of service.

(ii) The number of visits or units, or both, by type of service.

(iii) The amount paid by the county by type of service.

(D) Child health and disability prevention followup treatment, including the following information:

(i) The number of providers.

(ii) The number of visits.

(iii) The amount paid by the county.

(f) The Director of Health Services shall withhold, in part or in whole, payment of moneys governed by Chapter 4 (commencing with Section 16930) and Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 16940) of this part to a county, until the reports specified in this section have been submitted to the department in the form and according to the procedures established by the department.

(Amended by Stats. 1997, Ch. 294, Sec. 80. Effective August 18, 1997.)

16909.1.
  

(a) Except as provided in subdivision (b), county adminstrative costs associated with the administration of each special revenue fund, trust fund, account, or subaccount required by Section 16909 shall be reimbursed from the specific fund, account, or subaccount.

(b) Funds allocated pursuant to paragraph (1) of subdivision (b) of Section 16946 shall not be reduced or utilized to offset the costs of administering the hospital services account.

(Amended by Stats. 1990, Ch. 430, Sec. 3. Effective July 26, 1990.)

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