The board of trustees, with the approval of the board of supervisors, may in its discretion admit patients to said hospital for the treatment of diseases other than tuberculosis under such terms and conditions as prescribed by said board of trustees and approved by the state health commissioner. Persons from the county in which the hospital or sanatorium is located or from any county in not less than the service area as presently constituted of the hospital or sanatorium suspected or afflicted with tuberculosis and requiring hospitalization in the hospital or sanatorium shall be given priority of admittance. Such patients other than tuberculosis shall not be subject to per diem tuberculosis state aid to the county as prescribed elsewhere in this act. Those parts, portions, or facilities of any hospital or sanatorium operating under the provisions of this act and erected or created with funds provided under the terms of Act No. 252 of the Public Acts of 1951, being sections 332.201 to 332.204, inclusive, of the Compiled Laws of 1948 and of Act No. 5 of the Public Acts of the First Extra Session of 1951, being sections 332.231 to 332.239, inclusive, of the Compiled Laws of 1948, may be used for any of the purposes authorized by the provisions of this act upon the filing with the state commissioner of health of a statement signed by the members of the board of trustees of said hospital or sanatorium that such uses are in the best interests of the effective provision of medical care and treatment specifically authorized to be provided by this act.
History: Add. 1949, Act 141, Imd. Eff. May 23, 1949 ;-- Am. 1957, Act 35, Imd. Eff. May 8, 1957
Last modified: October 10, 2016