Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 191
Health and Welfare
Section 191.335

August 28, 2014

Hemophilia program established--state assistance, when.

191.335. 1. The department of health and senior services hereafter referred to as the department shall establish a program for the care and treatment of persons suffering from hemophilia. This program shall assist persons who require continuing treatment with blood and blood derivatives to avoid crippling, extensive hospitalization and other effects associated with this critical chronic bleeding condition, but who are unable to pay for the entire cost of such services on a continuing basis after payment of claims from various types of hospital and medical insurance coverages, Medicare, Medicaid, and other government assistance programs in existence now or in the future, and private charitable assistance programs.

2. State assistance pursuant to subsection 1 of this section shall be available to an applicant only after he has shown that he has exhausted all benefits from insurance coverage, Medicare, Medicaid, and other government assistance programs, and private and charitable assistance programs.

(L. 1979 H.B. 182 ยง 2)

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