13. A beneficiary is also entitled to exact from the Board payment of the amount fixed by regulation for the purchase, fittings, replacement or repair of prostheses, orthopedic devices, apparatus, wheel chairs or other equipment contemplated in the fifth paragraph of section 3 furnished to him in Québec, by an establishment or laboratory or by a person contemplated in subparagraph h.3 of the first paragraph of section 69 or furnished to him outside Québec by an establishment or laboratory recognized by the Minister, or by a person contemplated in subparagraph h.3 of the first paragraph of section 69, on presentation of a statement of account the form of which is accepted by the Board and the content of which is in conformity with the regulations, provided that the Board has obtained from such beneficiary the information it needs to justify the payment claimed.
Such beneficiary is not entitled to exact more than the price fixed by regulation for purchase, fitting, replacement or repair of such prostheses, orthopedic devices, apparatus, wheel chairs or other equipment.
The Board itself may also assume for the account of a beneficiary, up to the maximum amounts fixed by regulation, the payment of the cost of the services contemplated in the first paragraph. It shall do so however only if such beneficiary presents a statement of account and furnishes the appropriate information to it.
An establishment or laboratory which sells, adjusts, replaces or repairs prostheses, orthopedic devices, apparatus, wheel chairs or other equipment contemplated in section 3 shall be paid only for what it has actually executed and only up to the maximum prices fixed by regulation.
1973, c. 30, s. 4; 1974, c. 40, s. 5; 1979, c. 1, s. 10; 1989, c. 50, s. 14; 1990, c. 56, s. 1.