• Current through October 23, 2012

(a) Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, whenever the District is a defendant in a proceeding brought by a beneficiary, it shall have a right to set off from a judgment against it any damages that represent compensation for the care and treatment it has undertaken to provide or pay for as health-care assistance.

(b) No set-off shall be allowed from a judgment entered against the District pursuant to any provision of Chapter 13 of Title 7.

(June 14, 1984, D.C. Law 5-86, § 4, 31 DCR 2098.)


Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 3-503.

Legislative History of Laws

For legislative history of D.C. Law 5-86, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 4-601.