42 CFR 51a.2 - Definitions.

§ 51a.2 Definitions.

Act means the Social Security Act, as amended.

Genetic diseases means inherited disorders caused by the transmission of certain aberrant genes from one generation to another.

Hemophilia means a genetically transmitted bleeding disorder resulting from a deficiency of a plasma clotting factor.

Institution of higher learning means any college or university accredited by a regionalized body or bodies approved for such purpose by the Secretary of Education, and any teaching hospital which has higher learning among its purposes and functions and which has a formal affiliation with an accredited school of medicine and a full-time academic medical staff holding faculty status in such school of medicine.

Secretary means the Secretary of Health and Human Services or his or her designee.

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