If the secretary of health and environment or a designated agent of the secretary finds that a child or a parent or guardian of a child is a resident of the state of Kansas and the secretary of health and environment or the designated agent verifies that the child is a child with special health care needs and that the parent or parents, guardian or other person legally chargeable with the support of the child with special health care needs is financially unable to pay, in whole or in part, the expenses of the care, treatment or assistance necessary for such child, the secretary of health and environment or designated agent of the secretary shall make a record of the facts and certify the child eligible for care, treatment and assistance by the secretary.
At the time of the determination, the parents, guardian or other persons and the secretary shall enter into an agreement which shall specify that portion, if any, of the costs for care, treatment or assistance to be paid by the parents, guardian or other persons and that portion of the costs, within the limits of funds appropriated therefor, to be paid by the secretary. The terms of the agreement shall be reviewed whenever a change in financial or medical circumstances occurs, but in any event shall be reviewed at least annually.
Terms Used In Kansas Statutes 65-5a13
- child with special health care needs: means a person under 21 years of age who has an organic disease, defect or condition which may hinder the achievement of normal physical growth and development. See Kansas Statutes 65-5a01
- Guardian: means an individual or a nonprofit corporation certified in accordance with K. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
- State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Kansas Statutes 77-201