DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Office of Reimbursements
126-A:36 Persons Chargeable With Support of Patients or Residents of Public Institutions.
Except as limited in RSA 126-A:43, II, expenses incurred in the institutions named in RSA 126-A:34 or at the direction of the commissioner in any public or private institution or elsewhere, may be recovered in any action in the name of the state from the person, or the person's spouse, or, if a minor, the minor's father or mother, whose income or other resources are more than sufficient to provide a reasonable subsistence compatible with decency and health, and the spouse, father and mother are declared jointly and severally liable for such expenses, unless otherwise ordered by the court.
Source. 1995, 310:1, eff. Nov. 1, 1995.