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      RS 40:31.36     


§31.36. Health unit fees

            A. The department shall charge and collect a ten-dollar administrative fee in parish health units for each childhood vaccination visit by a patient whose other pediatric services are provided outside of the department's system.

            B. The department shall charge and collect an administrative fee of twenty-five dollars in parish health units for administering international immunizations for foreign travel. In addition, the patient shall be responsible for the parish health unit's current cost of yellow fever, cholera, and typhoid vaccines.

            C. The department shall charge and collect a clinic service copayment fee of five dollars per clinic service and five dollars per pharmacy service, not to exceed ten dollars per clinic visit, for each service performed at a parish health unit. Such fee shall not apply to visits paid for under Subsection A or B of this Section.

            D. The provisions of this Section shall not apply to Title XIX recipients, Title XXI recipients, and those documenting financial status at or below one hundred percent of the applicable federal poverty guideline as published in the Federal Register by the United States Department of Health and Human Services.

            E. The fees charged in Subsections A and B of this Section shall be in lieu of those promulgated by the department in the June 20, 1989, Louisiana Register for childhood immunizations and for international immunizations.

            Acts 2000, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 125, §1, eff. July 1, 2000; Acts 2018, No. 206, §4.

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