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(a) There is established a representative payee program within the department of health, to be administered by the director of health, to provide representative payee services to “mentally ill persons”, “persons suffering from substance abuse”, and persons referred from the department of human services who receive financial assistance and have a primary medical diagnosis of substance abuse.
(b) In developing this program, the department of health shall consider the following:
(1) Services to the neighbor islands;
(2) Training for representative payees;
(3) Representative payees for care home residents;
(4) Representative payees for homeless persons;
(5) The use of case managers as representative payees;
(6) The development of due process procedures to protect the rights of mentally ill persons and persons suffering from substance abuse; and
(7) The development and implementation of an inter-agency working agreement with the department of human services to carry out the purposes of this program.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Hawaii Revised Statutes Division 1. Government § 334-13. Representative payee program - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/hi/division-1-government/hi-rev-st-sect-334-13/
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