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§ 1404. Special recipient participation requirements

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. § 1404
§ 1404. Special recipient participation requirements
(a) Any person applying for medical assistance benefits shall certify to the department that he or she has not transferred title to or ownership interests in any real or personal property to any third person or party within the two years immediately preceding such application; if such a transfer has occurred, the recipient must disclose the nature of the transfer and must demonstrate that it involves, a bona fide arm's length transaction resulting in compensation paid to the transferor in an amount equal to or greater than the fair market value of the property as determined by the department.
(b) The acceptance of medical assistance benefits shall operate as an assignment to the department, by operation of law, of the assistance recipient's rights to recover support, specified by a court as support for the payment of medical care, and to payment for medical care from any third party.
(c) Any person applying for medical assistance benefits shall authorize the department to inspect, review and copy any and all medical records relating to services received by the applicant or by any person for which the applicant is legally responsible. The department shall maintain the confidentiality of such records.

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1967, June 13, P.L. 31, No. 21, art. 14, § 1404, added 1980, July 10, P.L. 493, No. 105, § 3, effective in 60 days. Amended 1994, June 16, P.L. 319, No. 49, § 12, effective in 60 days.
62 P.S. § 1404, PA ST 62 P.S. § 1404
Current through 2022 Regular Session Act 20. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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