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California Health & Safety Code. Division 106 Personal Health Care. Part 2 - Maternal, child, and adolescent health. Chapter 3 - Child Health. Article 5 - California Children’s Services (1996)

California State Assembly; The State Department of Health Services Country Resources Child and Youth Disability policies/plans/legislations and service standards, Child and Youth General Health Policies, Laws, Strategies & Plans, Service Standards California 1 January 1996 Legislation/regulation

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California Law consists of 29 codes, covering various subject areas, the State Constitution and Statutes. Information presented reflects laws currently in effect. At the close of 2014, the California Codes were updated with all of the new laws that became effective on January 1st, 2015.

This article shall be known and may be cited as the Robert W. Crown California Children’s Services Act.

The department shall establish and administer a program of services for physically defective or handicapped persons under the age of 21 years, in cooperation with the federal government through its appropriate agency or instrumentality, for the purpose of developing, extending and improving the services.The department shall cooperate with the medical, health, nursing and welfare groups and organizations concerned with the program, and any agency of the state charged with the administration of laws providing for vocational rehabilitation of physically handicapped children.

“Services,” as used in this article, means any or all of the following:
(a) Expert diagnosis
(b) Medical treatment
(c) Surgical treatment
(d) Hospital care
(e) Physical therapy
(f) Occupational therapy
(g) Special treatment
(h) Materials
(i) Appliances and their upkeep, maintenance, care and transportation
(j) Maintenance, transportation, or care incidental to any other form of “services"


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