Nebraska Revised Statute 83-378

Chapter 83


Cost of patient care; claim against estate; voluntary payments.

No person shall be liable for the cost of the care, support, maintenance, and treatment of any patient except as provided in sections 83-363 to 83-380, but the amounts determined to be due and unpaid at the time of the death of a patient or relative shall constitute a claim against the estate of such patient or relative. The department may accept voluntary payments on behalf of any patient from any person who is not liable for payments.


  • Laws 1969, c. 812, § 16, p. 3055;
  • Laws 1992, LB 858, § 6.