If the department fails to provide assistance to an eligible county as prescribed by Section 61.038, the county is not liable for payments for health care services provided to its eligible county residents after the county reaches the eight percent expenditure level.
Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 678, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1989. Amended by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 1377, Sec. 1.14, eff. Sept. 1, 1999.