§16-2C-3. Local boards' authority respecting home health services.
Local boards are hereby authorized to enter into written agreements with the department for the purpose of rendering home health services to persons within their respective counties and municipalities. Such agreements shall provide for the maintenance of standards established by the department for home health services by the local boards and for such supervision by the department as is deemed necessary to implement an effective program of home health services on the part of the local boards.

Whenever any local board has entered into an agreement with the department as is herein provided, it may render such home health services as are authorized by this article and for that purpose may charge fees and expend moneys to the same extent as this article authorizes for the department. Any local board may render such service anywhere within the area which it serves.