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Act 258 of 1974

330.1818 Adult inpatient psychiatric services less than 61 days, nonresidential services, and services to minors; provisions applicable to ability to pay; rules.

Sec. 818.

  (1) The department and community mental health services programs shall determine an adult responsible party’s ability to pay for adult inpatient psychiatric services of less than 61 days, all nonresidential services, and all services to minors, in accordance with the requirements of the federal sliding fee discount program under 42 USC 254g and related guidance. Eligibility for the sliding fee discount program must be based solely on family size and income in accordance with the most current federal poverty guidelines published annually in the Federal Register by the United States Department of Health and Human Services under its authority to revise the poverty line under 42 USC 9902.

  (2) The amendatory act that added this sentence is effective immediately. Beginning on the effective date of the amendatory act that added this sentence, any administrative rules promulgated under this section before that date are unenforceable. The department shall rescind any administrative rule promulgated under this section before the effective date of the amendatory act that added this sentence. The department may promulgate new administrative rules or establish policy, contract requirements, or guidance to carry out the provisions of this section.


History: 1974, Act 258, Eff. Nov. 6, 1974 ;– Am. 1981, Act 91, Imd. Eff. July 2, 1981 ;– Am. 1995, Act 290, Eff. Mar. 28, 1996 ;– Am. 2022, Act 91, Imd. Eff. June 6, 2022
Admin Rule: R 330.1001 et seq. of the Michigan Administrative Code.