Ariz. Admin. Code § R9-22-201 - Scope of Services-related Definitions

Current through Register Vol. 48, No. 14, April 8, 2022

In addition to definitions contained in A.R.S. § 36-2901, the words and phrases in this Chapter have the following meanings unless the context explicitly requires another meaning:

"Anticipatory guidance" means a person responsible for a child receives information and guidance of what the person should expect of the child's development and how to help the child stay healthy.

"Behavioral health recipient" means a Title XIX or Title XXI acute care member who is eligible for, and is receiving, behavioral health services through ADHS/DBHS.

"Benefit year" means a one-year time period of October 1st through September 30th.

"Emergency behavioral health condition for a non-FES member" means a condition manifesting itself by acute symptoms of sufficient severity, including severe pain, such that a prudent layperson who possesses an average knowledge of health and medicine could reasonably expect the absence of immediate medical attention to result in:

Placing the health of the person, including mental health, in serious jeopardy;

Serious impairment to bodily functions;

Serious dysfunction of any bodily organ or part; or

Serious physical harm to another person.

"Emergency behavioral health services for a non-FES member" means those behavioral health services provided for the treatment of an emergency behavioral health condition.

"Emergency medical condition for a non-FES member" means treatment for a medical condition, including labor and delivery, which manifests itself by acute symptoms of sufficient severity, including severe pain, such that a prudent layperson who possesses an average knowledge of health and medicine, could reasonably expect the absence of immediate medical attention to result in:

Placing the member's health in serious jeopardy,

Serious impairment to bodily functions, or

Serious dysfunction of any bodily organ or part.

"Emergency medical services for a non-FES member" means services provided for the treatment of an emergency medical condition.

"Hearing aid" means an instrument or device designed for, or represented by the supplier as aiding or compensating for impaired or defective human hearing, and includes any parts, attachments, or accessories of the instrument or device.

"Home health services" means services and supplies that are provided by a home health agency that coordinates in-home intermittent services for curative, habilitative care, including home-health aide services, licensed nurse services, and medical supplies, equipment, and appliances.

"Occupational therapy" means medically prescribed treatment provided by or under the supervision of a licensed occupational therapist, to restore or improve an individual's ability to perform tasks required for independent functioning.

"Pharmaceutical service" means medically necessary medications that are prescribed by a physician, practitioner, or dentist under R9-22-209.

"Physical therapy" means treatment services to restore or improve muscle tone, joint mobility, or physical function provided by or under the supervision of a registered physical therapist.

Post-stabilization services" means covered services related to an emergency medical or behavioral health condition provided after the condition is stabilized.

"Primary care provider services" means healthcare services provided by and within the scope of practice, as defined by law, of a licensed physician, certified nurse practitioner, or licensed physician assistant.

"Psychosocial rehabilitation services" means services that provide education, coaching, and training to address or prevent residual functional deficits and may include services that may assist a member to secure and maintain employment. Psychosocial rehabilitation services may include:

Living skills training,

Cognitive rehabilitation,

Health promotion,

Supported employment, and

Other services that increase social and communication skills to maximize a member's ability to participate in the community and function independently.

"RBHA" or "Regional Behavioral Health Authority" means the same as in A.R.S. § 36-3401.

"Residual functional deficit" means a member's inability to return to a previous level of functioning, usually after experiencing a severe psychotic break or state of decompensation.

"Respiratory therapy" means treatment services to restore, maintain, or improve respiratory functions that are provided by, or under the supervision of, a respiratory therapist licensed according to A.R.S. Title 32, Chapter 35.

"Scope of services" means the covered, limited, and excluded services under Articles 2 and 12 of this Chapter.

"Speech therapy" means medically prescribed diagnostic and treatment services provided by or under the supervision of a certified speech therapist.

"Sterilization" means a medically necessary procedure, not for the purpose of family planning, to render an eligible person or member barren in order to:

Prevent the progression of disease, disability, or adverse health conditions; or

Prolong life and promote physical health.

"Substance abuse" means the chronic, habitual, or compulsive use of any chemical matter that, when introduced into the body, is capable of altering human behavior or mental functioning and, with extended use, may cause psychological dependence and impaired mental, social or educational functioning. Nicotine addiction is not considered substance abuse for adults who are 21 years of age or older.

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Ariz. Admin. Code § R9-22-201
Adopted as an emergency effective May 20, 1982 pursuant to A.R.S. § 41-1003, valid for only 90 days (Supp. 82-3). Former Section R9-22-201 adopted as an emergency now adopted and amended as a permanent rule effective August 30, 1982 (Supp. 82-4). Amended effective October 1, 1985 (Supp. 85-5). Amended subsection (B) effective May 30, 1989 (Supp. 89-2). Amended under an exemption from the provisions of the Administrative Procedure Act, effective July 1, 1993 (Supp. 93-3). Section repealed, new Section adopted effective September 22, 1997 (Supp. 97-3). Amended by exempt rulemaking at 7 A.A.R. 4593, effective October 1, 2001 (Supp. 01-3). Amended by final rulemaking at 8 A.A.R. 2325, effective May 9, 2002 (Supp. 02-2). Amended by exempt rulemaking at 10 A.A.R. 4588, effective October 12, 2004 (Supp. 04-4). Amended by final rulemaking at 11 A.A.R. 3217, effective October 1, 2005 (Supp. 05-3). Section repealed; new Section made by final rulemaking at 13 A.A.R. 3351, effective November 10, 2007 (Supp. 07-3). Amended by exempt rulemaking at 16 A.A.R. 1638, effective October 1, 2010 (Supp. 10-3). Amended by final rulemaking at 17 A.A.R. 1658, effective August 2, 2011 (Supp. 11-3). Amended by exempt rulemaking at 17 A.A.R. 1707, effective October 1, 2011 (Supp. 11-3). Amended by final rulemaking at 19 A.A.R. 2747, effective October 8, 2013. Amended by final rulemaking at 20 A.A.R. 3098, effective 1/4/2015.

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