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Children with physical disabilities; rules and regulations; limitations
Public Health (PBH) CHAPTER 45, ARTICLE 25, TITLE 5
§ 2583. Children with physical disabilities; rules and regulations;
limitations. 1. Such service shall be provided in accordance with rules
and regulations established by the commissioner. The commissioner's
rules and regulations may relate to:

(a) the defects, disabilities, diseases and conditions eligible under
the program and the type and extent of care that may be offered.

(b) qualifications of professional personnel, both medical and

(c) standards of institutional care, whether in general hospitals,
special hospitals, long-term care facilities, or such other special
facilities, whether inpatient or outpatient, as may be needed to obtain
the services required.

(d) limitations on the amount of professional fees, and on rates in
general hospitals, special hospitals, long-term care facilities and
special facilities for which reimbursement may be made under this

(e) standards and procedures for administration of programs for
children with physical disabilities.

2. Sections two thousand five hundred eighty to two thousand five
hundred eighty-three, inclusive, and section six hundred sixty, of this
chapter, shall not apply to:

(a) children requiring permanent custodial care.

(b) children institutionalized in mental, correctional or penal
institutions of the state of New York.

(c) children who, in the judgment of the commissioner, may not be
expected to benefit from medical service.

(d) children whose parents or guardians object to medical services
because of exclusive dependence for healing on the practice of religious
tenets of any church.