Attorney General - Medical Examination of Victim of Sexual Assault - Sexual assault examination payment amount.


Published: 2017-07-24

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A hospital, children's advocacy center, or other emergency medical facility shall accept a flat fee payment of:

(A) Six hundred thirty-two dollars as payment in full for any cost incurred in conducting a medical examination and test of a victim of an offense under any provision of sections 2907.02 to 2907.06 of the Revised Code for the purpose of gathering physical evidence for a possible prosecution of a person, including the cost of any antibiotics administered as part of the examination.

(B) A hospital, children's advocacy center, or other emergency medical facility shall accept payment of the actual amount billed; not to exceed twenty-five hundred dollars, as payment in full for any cost incurred in administration of HIV post-exposure prophylaxis protocol in rule 109:7-1-01 of the Administrative Code.

(C) The attorney general may increase either payment amount for inflation by a reasonable percentage according to the consumer price index (all urban consumers, all items) prepared by the bureau of labor statistics of the United States department of labor.