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Welfare and Institutions Code - WIC


  ( 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 5. California Healthcare for Indigents Program [16940 - 16995.1]

  ( Chapter 5 added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 1331, Sec. 9. )

ARTICLE 6. County Application [16980 - 16981]
  ( Article 6 added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 1331, Sec. 9. )


(a) The department shall make initial monthly payments of county allocations made pursuant to Section 16941 upon application of the county assuring that it will comply with the provisions of this part. Payments shall be made on a monthly basis. Payments made beyond February 15 of each fiscal year, shall be contingent upon the signing of an agreement between the county board of supervisors and the department.

(b) (1) Each county shall submit a report of expenditures and other information to the department according to procedures established by the department. The department shall review the report submitted pursuant to this paragraph and recoup unspent moneys, or any expenditures that are not in compliance with this chapter or the requirements established pursuant to Section 16990.

(2) Beginning with the 1990–91 fiscal year, each county shall include an estimate of, and the costs and funding arrangement for, dental services in its information submitted pursuant to paragraph (1).

(Amended by Stats. 1994, Ch. 195, Sec. 48. Effective July 12, 1994.)


(a) The department shall conduct fiscal and program reviews to ensure county compliance with the provisions of this part, and shall report annually the results of these reviews to the Legislature. The department may withhold funds, up to the total amount of funds allocated under this chapter, if a county fails to correct deficiencies in the program after receiving written notice of noncompliance from the department.

(b) The department shall recoup funds which were provided pursuant to this chapter and Chapter 4 (commencing with Section 16930) if they were not encumbered or expended according to the requirements of this chapter or Chapter 4 respectively within the fiscal year according to procedures and reports required by the department. The funds shall revert to the CHIP Account or Rural Health Services Account respectively.

(Amended by Stats. 1994, Ch. 195, Sec. 49. Effective July 12, 1994.)

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