Section 22-6-4.1

Copayments by persons receiving medical services from physicians or other medical practitioners under program.

(a) Medicaid eligible persons shall pay a $2.00 copayment for medical services provided by a physician or other medical practitioner under the Medicaid Program.

(b) The $2.00 copayment shall be collected by the provider of services and credited against the Medicaid payment to the provider for the service.

(c) Medical services shall include any services covered by the Medicaid Program and rendered by a physician or other medical practitioner.

(d) The provisions of this section shall not be effective if they are found by a court of competent jurisdiction to contravene federal laws or federal regulations applicable to the Medicaid Program.

(Acts 1980, No. 80-126, p. 189.)