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§ 6203. Powers and duties of department

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 35 P.S. Health and Safety

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 35 P.S. Health and Safety (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 31. Renal Disease Treatment Act
35 P.S. § 6203
§ 6203. Powers and duties of department
(a) The department may:
(1) Use department funds to provide dialysis services to patients. Funds may be provided for developing home dialysis treatment services and the necessary specialized personnel and equipment.
(2) Develop and utilize newer methods of dialysis designed to make the process more efficient and economical and shall take into account other applications of the procedure such as home dialysis.
(3) Seek the active participation and consultation from industry in order to streamline equipment and procedures for greater efficiency.
(4) Provide training by the department or by others for medical and nursing personnel who will carry out dialysis services in communities in the State.
(5) With the advice of the advisory committee, shall develop standards for determining eligibility for care and treatment under this program.
(6) Cooperate with medical specialists who are seeking ways to develop successful means of kidney transplantation. Dialysis services are necessary as an adjunct to this type of medical investigation.
(7) Receive and make use of any outside source of funds which may become available from Federal, voluntary, philanthropic, or other sources in order to augment State funds. Outside sources of funds shall be used before any State funds are expended.
(8) Make grants-in-aid for research into the causes and treatment of renal diseases.


1970, June 23, P.L. 419, No. 140, § 3.
35 P.S. § 6203, PA ST 35 P.S. § 6203
Current through Act 13 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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