Section 12-23-16

Indigent Offender Alcohol and Drug Treatment Fund - Criteria for eligibility of programs to receive payment from fund.

The Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation shall establish criteria to determine which treatment programs shall be eligible to receive payment for treatment services for indigent offenders from this fund, and shall establish rates of reimbursement for treatment of indigent offenders. At a minimum, such programs must be nonprofit and certified by the Alabama Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation or joint commission on accreditation of health-care organizations.

(Acts 1990, No. 90-390, p. 537, §16.)