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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 5.7. HEALTH CARE FOR LOW-INCOME PERSONS NOT COVERED BY THE MEDICARE PROGRAM OR THE MEDI-CAL PROGRAM [17800 - 17801]
  ( Part 5.7 added by Stats. 2005, Ch. 207, Sec. 1. )

17800.
  

A not-for-profit hospital that elects to participate in the drug discount program established under Section 340B of the federal Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. Sec. 256b) may enter into an agreement with the State Department of Health Services for that purpose, which shall be subject to this part.

(Amended by Stats. 2006, Ch. 538, Sec. 716. Effective January 1, 2007.)

17801.
  

The State Department of Health Services shall develop a standard contract for use in an agreement entered into pursuant to Section 17800, which shall include, but not be limited to, the following terms:

(a) Initially upon contracting with the State Department of Health Services pursuant to Section 17800, the not-for-profit hospital shall agree to continue its historic commitment to the provision of charity care, as reported to the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development.

(b) The term of the contract shall continue until terminated by either party upon not less than 60 days’ prior written notice to the other party.

(Added by Stats. 2005, Ch. 207, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 2006.)

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