Section 22-6-4

Copayments by persons receiving medical services from physicians under program.

(a) All persons eligible to receive Medicaid shall pay the sum of $1.00 for each visit as a copayment for medical services provided by a physician under the Medicaid Program.

(b) The $1.00 copayment shall be collected by the attending physician and credited against the Medicaid payment to the physician for the visit.

(c) The provisions of this section shall become effective only upon the approval of the Department of Health, Education and Welfare of the federal government.

(Acts 1976, No. 626, p. 860; Acts 1977, No. 703, p. 1243.)