The term “assisted living service” means any service provided by an assisted living facility (as defined in section
1715w(b) of title
12), except that such an assisted living facility—
(A)shall not be required to obtain a license; but
(B)shall meet all applicable standards for licensure.
(2) Home- and community-based service
The term “home- and community-based service” means 1 or more of the services specified in paragraphs (1) through (9) of section
1396t(a) of title
42 (whether provided by the Service or by an Indian tribe or tribal organization pursuant to the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act (25 U.S.C. 450 et seq.)) that are or will be provided in accordance with applicable standards.
(3) Hospice care
The term “hospice care” means—
(A)the items and services specified in subparagraphs (A) through (H) of section
1395x(dd)(1) of title
(B)such other services as an Indian tribe or tribal organization determines are necessary and appropriate to provide in furtherance of that care.
(4) Long-term care services
The term “long-term care services” has the meaning given the term “qualified long-term care services” in section
7702B(c) of title
(b) Funding authorized
The Secretary, acting through the Service, Indian tribes, and tribal organizations, may provide funding under this chapter to meet the objectives set forth in section
1602 of this title through health care-related services and programs not otherwise described in this chapter for the following services:
(2)Assisted living services.
(3)Long-term care services.
(4)Home- and community-based services.
The following individuals shall be eligible to receive long-term care services under this section:
(1)Individuals who are unable to perform a certain number of activities of daily living without assistance.
(2)Individuals with a mental impairment, such as dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, or another disabling mental illness, who may be able to perform activities of daily living under supervision.
(3)Such other individuals as an applicable tribal health program determines to be appropriate.
(d) Authorization of convenient care services
The Secretary, acting through the Service, Indian tribes, and tribal organizations, may also provide funding under this chapter to meet the objectives set forth in section
1602 of this title for convenient care services programs pursuant to section
1637(c)(2)(A) of this title.
The Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act, referred to in subsec. (a)(2), is Pub. L. 93–638, Jan. 4, 1975, 88 Stat. 2203, which is classified principally to subchapter II (§ 450 et seq.) of chapter
14 of this title. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section
450 of this title and Tables.
This chapter, referred to in subsecs. (b) and (d), was in the original “this Act”, meaning Pub. L. 94–437, Sept. 30, 1976, 90 Stat. 1400, known as the Indian Health Care Improvement Act, which is classified principally to this chapter. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section
1601 of this title and Tables.
Amendment by Pub. L. 111–148is based on section 124(a)(1) of title I of S. 1790, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, as reported by the Committee on Indian Affairs of the Senate in Dec. 2009, which was enacted into law by section 10221(a) ofPub. L. 111–148.
2010—Pub. L. 111–148amended section generally. Prior to amendment, section related to hospice care feasibility study.
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