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Title 7 . Health and Social Services
Chapter 81 . Electronic and Other Records Containing Behavioral Health Information
Section 950. Definitions

7 AAC 81.950. Definitions

Unless the context indicates otherwise, in this chapter

(1) "approval" means a written agreement or permission to proceed, signed by the department, in response to a written request from a provider for approval of a proposed action;

(2) "approve" means to issue an approval;

(3) "commissioner" means the commissioner of the Department of Health and Social Services;

(4) "criminal background check" means a report of criminal justice information under 13 AAC 68.300 - 13 AAC 68.345;

(5) "department" means the Department of Health and Social Services;

(6) "grant program" means a program established by the department, or created under state or federal law, for which the department awards a provider agreement for the services or activities the provider provides;

(7) "individualized service plan" means the list of services to be provided to an individual determined according to the individual's strengths and needs without regard to the population as a whole;

(8) "other-source payments" means payments received by a provider with respect to services provided under a provider agreement, including Medicaid reimbursements and other third-party payments and payments received from or on behalf of the recipient of the services;

(9) "political subdivision of the state" means a

(A) municipality; or

(B) regional educational attendance area organized under AS 14.08 and AS 29.03.020 ;

(10) "provider" means an individual or legal entity, including a state agency or a political subdivision of the state, that provides services under a provider agreement;

(11) "provider agreement" means an agreement that is entered between the department and a provider for the provision of services under this chapter.

History: Eff. 7/21/2002, Register 163; am 6/24/2004, Register 170

Authority: AS 18.05.040

AS 18.08.010

AS 18.08.080

AS 18.25.100

AS 18.28.010

AS 18.28.050

AS 29.60.600

AS 44.29.020

AS 47.05.010

AS 47.20.075

AS 47.20.110

AS 47.27.005

AS 47.27.050

AS 47.30.477

AS 47.30.530

AS 47.37.030

AS 47.37.045

AS 47.40.041

AS 47.40.120

AS 47.80.130

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