3671636-716. Payment of assistance
A. An afflicted person who is under medical treatment for tuberculosis prior to release for employment and who needs or whose family needs financial assistance shall be referred to the department of economic security for determination of financial assistance eligibility.
B. The department of economic security shall determine and furnish assistance that is necessary to provide adequate support for those who have a legal claim for support or care from the afflicted person and for that person if the tuberculosis control officer or local health officer has approved that person or a member or members of that person's family for assistance. 36716