Title: Section 46.9 - Procedures and treatment at approved centers

46.9 Procedures and treatment at approved centers.

(a) Heart surgery. Definitive diagnoses and surgical procedures by open or closed techniques will be approved for State-aid reimbursement by the Bureau of Medical Rehabilitation only when such services are performed at centers specifically approved by the department for the type of heart surgery involved.

(b) Other specific conditions. Unless specific exception is made by the Commissioner of Health, State-aid reimbursement shall be made for the initial evaluation and recommendations for a treatment program for children with the following conditions only when such services are performed at centers approved by the Commissioner of Health for such care:

(1) amputation;

(2) chronic asthma;

(3) blood dyscrasias;

(4) cancer;

(5) convulsive disorders;

(6) cystic fibrosis;

(7) diabetes mellitus;

(8) impaired hearing;

(9) complicated injuries, particularly to head and back, and mutilating injuries of the face and extremities;

(10) prematurity;

(11) chronic renal disease;

(12) phenylketonuria;

(13) branched-chain ketonuria;

(14) galactosemia;

(15) homocystinuria;

(16) histidinemia;

(17) congenital hypothyroidism.
 

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