Alaska Statutes.
Title 18. Health, Safety, and Housing
Chapter 20. Hospitals and Nursing Facilities
Section 390. Definitions.
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AS 18.20.390. Definitions.

In AS 18.20.300 - 18.20.390, unless the context requires otherwise,

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

(2) "general relief-medical" means the medical assistance program authorized in AS 47.25.120 - 47.25.300;

(3) "nursing facility" means an institution, or a distinct part of an institution, as defined in 42 U.S.C. 1396r;

(4) "Medicaid" means the medical assistance program authorized in AS 47.07.

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