(1) The governor of the state of Idaho or his or her designee is empowered to negotiate reciprocal agreements with other states for the provision of necessary medical services for residents of this and other states.
(2) No payment shall be made for necessary medical services to an out-of-state provider unless a reciprocal agreement has been entered into by the governor of this state, or unless contracted for pursuant to sections 31-3520 and 31-3522, Idaho Code.
Terms Used In Idaho Code 31-3503B
- Necessary medical services: means health care services and supplies that:
Idaho Code 31-3502
Provider: means any person, firm or corporation certified or licensed by the state of Idaho or holding an equivalent license or certification in another state, that provides necessary medical services to a patient requesting a medically indigent status determination or filing an application for financial assistance. See Idaho Code 31-3502 State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories; and the words "United States" may include the District of Columbia and territories. See Idaho Code 73-114