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§ 1405. Freedom of choice and nondiscrimination

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 62 P.S. Poor Persons and Public Welfare

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 62 P.S. Poor Persons and Public Welfare (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 1. Human Services Code (Refs & Annos)
Article XIV. Fraud and Abuse Control (Refs & Annos)
62 P.S. § 1405
§ 1405. Freedom of choice and nondiscrimination
(a) A recipient of medical assistance benefits shall, in all cases, have the freedom to obtain medical services from whichever participating provider or providers he so chooses; however, the participating provider so chosen is free to accept or reject the recipient as a patient.
(b) Once a provider has elected to participate in the medical assistance program and has signed an agreement with the department, such providers shall not refuse to render services to any recipient on the basis of sex, race, creed, color, national origin or handicap.

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1967, June 13, P.L. 31, No. 21, art. 14, § 1405, added 1980, July 20, P.L. 493, No. 105, § 3, effective in 60 days.
62 P.S. § 1405, PA ST 62 P.S. § 1405
Current through 2022 Regular Session Act 20. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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