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AGO Opinions with Topic: STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH ASSUMING HEALTH SERVICES TO RECIPIENTS
AGO 1950 No. 381 >  November 14, 1950
SOCIAL SECURITY - STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH ASSUMING HEALTH SERVICES TO RECIPIENTS
SOCIAL SECURITY ‑- STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH ASSUMING HEALTH SERVICES TO RECIPIENTS

1. Section 7 of Initiative 178 transfers the legal responsibility for providing necessary medical care and health services to recipients of public assistance and medical indigents from the Department of Social Security to the State Department of Health.2. The Department of Social Security is not legally authorized to continue its agreement for medical care with the State Medical Bureau which was entered into under Initiative 172.

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