MCL - Section 141.118

Act 94 of 1933

141.118 Charges for services; providing medical care without charge or at reduced rates.

Sec. 18.

    (1) Except as provided in subsection (2), free service shall not be furnished by a public improvement to a person, firm, or corporation, public or private, or to a public agency or instrumentality. The reasonable cost and value of any service rendered to a public corporation, including the borrower, by a public improvement shall be charged against the public corporation and shall be paid for as the service accrues from the public corporation's current funds or from the proceeds of taxes which the public corporation, within constitutional limitations, is hereby authorized and required to levy in an amount sufficient for that purpose, or both, and those charges, when so paid, shall be accounted for in the same manner as other revenues of the public improvement.
    (2) A public improvement that is a hospital or other health care facility may provide medical care to the indigent without charge or at reduced rates and may provide medical care without charge to comply with conditions for the receipt of a grant or contribution from a public or private donor.

History: 1933, Act 94, Imd. Eff. May 26, 1933 ;-- Am. 1946, 1st Ex. Sess., Act 23, Eff. June 7, 1946 ;-- CL 1948, 141.118 ;-- Am. 1974, Act 27, Imd. Eff. Feb. 26, 1974 ;-- Am. 1987, Act 229, Imd. Eff. Dec. 28, 1987