2301.571 Inmate responsibility for medical expenses.

(A) A person who has been convicted of or pleaded guilty to an offense and who is confined in a community-based correctional facility or district community-based correctional facility is financially responsible for the payment of any medical expense or service requested by and provided to that person.

(B) No person confined in a community-based correctional facility or district community-based correctional facility shall be denied any necessary medical care because of inability to pay for medical treatment or service.

(C) Nothing in this section shall cause a community-based correctional facility or district community-based correctional facility to be responsible for the payment of any medical or other health care expenses incurred in connection with an offender who is serving a term in the facility pursuant to section 2929.16 of the Revised Code.

Cite as R.C. § 2301.571

History. Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.127, HB 487, §101.01, eff. 9/10/2012.

Effective Date: 10-12-2006