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Title: Section 46.10 - Financial investigators

Effective Date


46.10 Financial investigators.

(a) Definition. A financial investigator is a person employed under a county's children and youth with special health care needs support services program for the purpose of:

(1) conducting financial investigations of families of children for whom care has been requested under the program; and

(2) detecting problems in families which may have a bearing on the utilization or outcome of services provided under the program, and referring families to appropriate agencies for help regarding these problems.

(b) Qualifications. The financial investigator shall meet one of the following qualifications:

(1) graduation from a recognized college or university with a bachelor's degree;

(2) satisfactory completion of training leading to nursing registration, and one year of satisfactory full-time experience as a registered professional nurse;

(3) four years of satisfactory full-time paid experience either in financial investigations or in casework with a social work agency adhering to acceptable standards or in supervised teaching in an accredited school;

(4) a satisfactory combination of the training and experience described in paragraphs (1)-(3) of this subdivision; or

(5) full-time employment specifically in the performance of financial investigations under the children and youth with special health care needs support services program as of April 1, 1964.

Statutory Authority

Public Health Law, Sections 225(4), 2583 and 2803(2)


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