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(a) The board shall require a county, municipality, or public hospital located outside the district to reimburse the district for the district's care and treatment of a sick or injured person of that county, municipality, or public hospital as provided by Chapter 61, Health and Safety Code.
(b) The board shall require the sheriff of Freestone County or the police chief of the City of Fairfield to reimburse the district for the district's care and treatment of a person who is confined in a jail facility of Freestone County or the City of Fairfield and is not a district resident. A prisoner in the Freestone County jail or any penal or police facility located in the district does not qualify as a district resident unless the person would meet the qualifications for residency notwithstanding the incarceration, its duration, or the facts surrounding the incarceration.
(c) On behalf of the district, the board may contract with the state or federal government for that government to reimburse the district for treatment of a sick or injured person.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Texas Special District Local Laws Code - SDLL § 1015.114. Reimbursement for Services - last updated April 14, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/tx/special-district-local-laws-code/sdll-sect-1015-114/
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