§ 5100.93. Costs of treatment.

 (a)  The Commonwealth will pay for costs, payments, or expenditures in excess of $120 per day which are made on behalf of any person who is a resident of a county located within this Commonwealth and who receives treatment and for whom liability is imposed on a county pursuant to section 505(a) of the Mental Health and Mental Retardation Act of 1966 (50 P. S. §  4505(a)).

 (b)  The county of residence shall be liable for all costs, payments, or expenditures, up to and including $120 per day, which are made on behalf of any person who receives treatment and for whom liability is imposed under section 505(a) of the Mental Health/Mental Retardation Act of 1966.

 (c)  The county of sentence shall be liable for all costs, payments, or expenditures which are made on behalf of any person who receives observation or examination and for whom liability is imposed under section 505(b) of the Mental Health/Mental Retardation Act of 1966 (50 P. S. §  4505(b)).

 (d)  In the event a residency cannot be determined to be in a county within this Commonwealth by the court that convicted or sentenced the person, all liability for treatment shall be the responsibility of the Commonwealth.

 (e)  For the purposes of determining liability, the county wherein in the person had a legal residence prior to being committed or admitted for treatment will be considered the county of residence. The determination of a person’s county of residence for purposes of this section shall be made by the courts that convicted or sentenced the person.

 (f)  All patients for whom liability can be imposed under section 505(a) of the Mental Health and Mental Retardation Act of 1966 (50 P. S. §  4505(a)), and who receive treatment or examination subsequent to January 24, 1979 are subject to the provisions of subsections (a)—(d).



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