§16-24-2. State hemophilia program established.
The state director of health shall establish and maintain a
state hemophilia program for the care, treatment and other
assistance of all persons in this state suffering from
hemophilia. Such program shall assist such persons who require
continuing treatment of blood and blood derivatives to avoid
crippling, extensive hospitalization and other effects associated
with such condition and shall provide medical care and assistance
for hemophiliacs who are unable to pay for their medical expenses
despite the existence of various types of private and public
insurance programs, government assistance programs or private
charitable assistance programs. The director shall establish
and maintain standards to determine the eligibility of persons
for care, treatment and assistance under the program and for the
supervision of all such care, treatment and assistance provided.