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§ 15-125. Children with disabilities; services

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth--GeneralEffective: July 1, 2014

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Title 15. Assistance Programs (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 1. Medical and Pharmacy Assistance Programs (Refs & Annos)
Effective: July 1, 2014
MD Code, Health - General, § 15-125
§ 15-125. Children with disabilities; services
(a)(1) In this section the following words have the meanings indicated.
(2) “Children” means individuals under the age of 12 years.
(3) “Youth” means an individual at least 12 years old and under the age of 22 years.
Children and youth with special health care needs
(b) The Department is the agency of this State to administer a program of services for children and youth who have or are suspected of having special health care needs.
Purpose of program
(c) The purpose of this program is to provide reimbursement for medical, diagnostic, corrective, and other services and care to children and youth who have or are suspected of having special health care needs.
Role of Department
(d) The Department may:
(1) Prepare and administer detailed plans for these purposes;
(2) Adopt rules and regulations for administering these plans;
(3) Receive and, in accordance with these plans, spend all funds made available to the Department for these purposes; and
(4) Cooperate with the federal government in extending and improving these services and in administering these plans.


Added by Acts 1982, c. 21, § 2, eff. July 1, 1982. Amended by Acts 2014, c. 30, § 1, eff. July 1, 2014.
Formerly Art. 43, §§ 40, 41.
MD Code, Health - General, § 15-125, MD HEALTH GEN § 15-125
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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