COUNTIES AND COUNTY LAW
HOSPITALS FOR INDIGENT SICK
31-3520. Contract for provision of necessary medical services for the medically indigent. [effective until july 1, 2023] The county commissioners in their respective counties, may contract for the provision of necessary medical services to the medically indigent and may, by ordinance, limit the provision of and payment for nonemergency necessary medical services to a contract provider. They shall require the contractor to enter into a bond to the county with two (2) or more approved sureties, in such sum as the county commissioners may fix, conditioned for the faithful performance of his duties and obligations as such contractor, and require him to report to the county commissioners quarterly all persons committed to his charge, showing the expense attendant upon their care and maintenance.
[31-3520, added 1992, ch. 83, sec. 6, p. 264; am. 1996, ch. 410, sec. 25, p. 1371; am. 2010, ch. 273, sec. 30, p. 710; am. 2011, ch. 291, sec. 25, p. 812.]