Title: Section 43-1.3 - Nonresidents, aliens, refugees and staff members of legations

Effective Date

02/08/1989

43-1.3 Nonresidents, aliens, refugees and staff members of legations.

(a) There shall be no discrimination against tuberculosis patients or contacts because of lack of United States citizenship or lack of New York State or local residence.

(b) Tuberculosis health care services for the following aliens are not eligible for payment by local health officials or the State or for payment of State aid reimbursement:

(1) officials, representatives or employees of foreign governments;

(2) officers and employees of international organizations;

(3) attendants, servants, personal employees of those listed in paragraphs (1) and (2) of this subdivision; or

(4) members of immediate families of those listed in paragraphs (1) through (3) of this subdivision.

Payment for tuberculosis health care services for these persons is the responsibility of the individual or foreign country through its appropriate representative in the United States.

(c) Refugees eligible for medical assistance in accordance with the Social Services Law and the rules and regulations thereunder shall also be eligible for tuberculosis health care services hereunder.
 

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VOLUME A-1 (Title 10)

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