Ariz. Admin. Code § R9-28-102 - Covered Services Related Definitions

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

Definitions. The following words and phrases, in addition to definitions contained in A.R.S. §§ 36-2901 and 36-2931, and 9 A.A.C. 22, Article 1, have the following meanings unless the context of the Chapter explicitly requires another meaning:

"Bed hold" means a 24 hour per day unit of service that is authorized by an ALTCS case manager or designee during a period of short-term hospitalization or therapeutic leave that meets the requirement specified in 42 CFR 483.12.

"Behavior intervention" means the planned interruption of a member's inappropriate behavior using techniques such as reinforcement, training, behavior modification, and other systematic procedures intended to result in more acceptable behavior.

"Respite care" means a short-term service provided in a NF or a home and community based service setting to an individual if necessary to relieve a family member or other person caring for the individual.

"Room and board" means lodging and meals.

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

"Ventilator dependent," for purposes of ALTCS eligibility, means an individual is medically dependent on a ventilator for life support at least six hours per day and has been dependent on ventilator support as an inpatient in a hospital, NF, or ICF-MR for at least 30 consecutive days.


Ariz. Admin. Code § R9-28-102
Adopted effective December 8, 1997 (Supp. 97-4). Amended by final rulemaking at 6 A.A.R. 2461, effective June 9, 2000 (Supp. 00-2). Amended by final rulemaking at 9 A.A.R. 3810, effective October 4, 2003 (Supp. 03-3).

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