201.050 - Department of health and senior services to administer children's special health care needs service — duties.

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1.The department of health and senior services is designated as the administrator of the children's special health care needs service.

2.The administrator:

(1)Shall formulate and administer a detailed plan or plans for the purpose of administering the service and to make and enforce such rules and regulations as are necessary or desirable for the administration of these plans and the provisions of this chapter;

(2)Shall receive and expend, in accordance with such plans, all funds made available to the service by the federal government, by the state or its political subdivisions, or from any other sources for such purposes, and it shall cooperate with the federal government in developing, improving, and extending the services and in the administration of the plans;

(3)Shall cooperate with other state departments and agencies of this state and with medical, health, nursing, and welfare groups and organizations, private or public, and endeavor to coordinate the efforts of all persons and agencies interested in the discovery, care, and rehabilitation of children with special health care needs, and it is entitled to receive aid and assistance from other departments and agencies of this state in carrying out the plans adopted by the administrator;

(4)Shall receive title to property, real or personal, in all cases of gifts, devises, or bequests to the service and may act as trustee and as such receive title to property, real or personal, where given in trust for the benefit of the service.

(L. 1959 S.B. 368 §§ 5, 6, A.L. 2010 H.B. 1270)

CROSS REFERENCE:

Department of health and senior services, authority to administer children's special health care needs service, 192.005