42 CFR § 400.203 - Definitions specific to Medicaid.
As used in connection with the Medicaid program, unless the context indicates otherwise -
Applicant means an individual whose written application for Medicaid has been submitted to the agency determining Medicaid eligibility, but has not received final action. This includes an individual (who need not be alive at the time of application) whose application is submitted through a representative or a person acting responsibly for the individual.
Intellectual disability means the condition that was previously referred to as mental retardation.
PCCM stands for primary care case manager.
PCP stands for primary care physician.
Provider means either of the following:
State means the several States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa and the Northern Mariana Islands.
State plan or the plan means a comprehensive written commitment by a Medicaid agency, submitted under section 1902(a) of the Act, to administer or supervise the administration of a Medicaid program in accordance with Federal requirements.