Section 38-6-1Program of medical assistance to elderly not receiving pensions authorized.
The State Department of Human Resources is authorized to establish, in keeping with Title I of the Federal Social Security Act as amended, a medical assistance program for certain persons 65 years of age and over not receiving old age pensions. The Department of Human Resources shall be responsible for the administration of the program but may contract with another state agency or private organization in connection with this program.
(Acts 1961, No. 683, p. 976, §1.)