No third-party payer shall directly or indirectly reimburse, nor shall any person be obligated to pay any hospital for psychiatric services for which a license is required under section 5119.33 of the Revised Code unless the hospital is licensed by the department of mental health and addiction services.
As used in this section, "third-party payer" means a health insuring corporation licensed under Chapter 1751. of the Revised Code, an insurance company that issues sickness and accident insurance in conformity with Chapter 3923. of the Revised Code, a state-financed health insurance program under Chapter 3701., 4123., or 5101. of the Revised Code, or any self-insurance plan.
Renumbered from § 5119.202 by 130th General Assembly File No. 25, HB 59, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2013.
Effective Date: 06-04-1997 .