HFS pays some medical expenses for a person in jail. To be eligible for this program, the person must meet 3 requirements:
HFS does not pay for the first $500 spent for medical care for a jailed person for each arrest. That is paid for by the local government. HFS pays for some medical expenses above $500 if:
Hospital and professional services rendered during the hospital stay are not counted toward the $500 threshold.
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