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Section: Determination of eligibility for uncompensated care not applicable to patient found indigent

Statute: 26:2H-18.44

For all periods for which an audit for reimbursement for uncompensated care through the Uncompensated Care Trust Fund established pursuant to P.L.1989, c.1 (C.26:2H-18.4 et seq.) shall be conducted, the requirements regarding the determination of eligibility for charity care pursuant to sections 9 and 10 of P.L.1989, c.1 (C.26:2H-18.12 and 18.13) shall not apply to a patient who is investigated by a county adjuster and found to be indigent by a court of competent jurisdiction pursuant to the provisions of chapter 4 of Title 30 of the Revised Statutes. A patient so found shall qualify for charity care. L.1991,c.187,s.22; per s.86 as amended by 1992, c.160, s.27, expired December 31, 1992.

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