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Alaska Statutes Title 47. Welfare, Social Services and Institutions § 47.05.071. Duty of a medical assistance recipient

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(a) A medical assistance recipient shall cooperate with and assist the department in identifying and providing information concerning third parties who may be liable to pay for care and services received by the recipient under the medical assistance program.

(b) As a condition of medical assistance eligibility, a person who applies for medical assistance shall, at the time of application,

(1) assign to the department the applicant's rights of payment for care and services from any third party to the extent the department has paid medical assistance for care and services;

(2) cooperate with and assist the department in identifying and providing information concerning third parties who may be liable to pay for care and services received by the recipient under the medical assistance program;  and

(3) agree to make application for all other available third-party resources that may be used to provide or pay for the cost of care or services received by the medical assistance recipient or that may be used to finance reimbursement to the state for the cost of care or services received by the medical assistance recipient;  a medical assistance recipient is under no duty to file a civil or other action for the purpose of reimbursing the state for the cost of care or services.

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