01. Activities of Daily Living (ADL). The performance of basic self-care activities in meeting a participant's needs for sustaining him in a daily living environment, including, but not limited to, bathing, washing, dressing, toileting, grooming, eating, communication, continence, mobility, and associated tasks. (3-20-20)

02. Children's Habilitation Intervention Services (CHIS). CHIS are medically necessary, evidence-informed or evidence-based therapeutic techniques based on applied behavior analysis principles used to result in positive outcomes. These intervention services are delivered directly to Medicaid eligible students with identified developmental limitations that impact the student's functional skills and behaviors across an array of developmental domains. CHIS include habilitative skill building, behavioral intervention, behavioral consultation, crisis intervention, and interdisciplinary training services. (3-13-20)T

03. Educational Services. Services that are provided in buildings, rooms, or areas designated or use d as a school or an educational setting, which are provided during the specific hours and time periods in which the educational instruction takes place in the school day and period of time for these students, which are included in the individual educational plan (IEP) for the student. (7-1-16)

04. Evidence-Based Interventions. Interventions that have been scientifically researched and reviewed in peer reviewed journals, replicated successfully by multiple independent investigators, have been shown to produce measurable and substantiated beneficial outcomes, and are delivered with fidelity by certified or credentialed individuals trained in the evidence-based model. (3-20-20)

05. Evidence-Informed Interventions. Interventions that use elements or components of evidence-based techniques and are delivered by a qualified individual who are not certified or credentialed in an evidence-based model. (3-20-20)

06. Human Services Field. A diverse field that is focused on improving the quality of life for participants. Areas of academic study include sociology, special education, counseling, and psychology. or other areas of academic study as referenced in the Medicaid Provider Handbook. (3-20-20)

07. School-Based Services. School-based services are health-related and rehabilitative services provided by Idaho public school districts and charter schools under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). (7-1-13)

08. The Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association (PRA). An association that works to improve and promote the practice and outcomes of psychiatric rehabilitation and recovery. The PRA also maintains a certification program to promote the use of qualified staff to work for individuals with mental illness. http://www.psychrehabassociation.org. (7-1-16)

09. PRA Credential. Certificate or certification in psychiatric rehabilitation based upon the primary population with whom the individual works in accordance with the requirements set by the PRA. (7-1-19)

10. Practitioner of the Healing Arts. A physician's assistant, nurse practitioner, or clinical nurse specialist who is licensed and approved by the state of Idaho to make such recommendations or referrals for Medicaid services. (7-1-13)

11. Serious Mental Illness (SMI). In accordance with 42 CFR 483.102(b)(1), a person with SMI: (3-20-14)

a. Currently or at any time during the year, must have had a diagnosable mental, behavioral, or emotional disorder of sufficient duration to meet the diagnostic criteria specified in the DSM-V; and (3-20-14)

b. Must have a functional impairment that substantially interferes with or limits one (1) or more major life activities. Functional impairment is defined as difficulties that substantially interfere with or limit role functioning with an individual's basic daily living skills, instrumental living skills, and functioning in social, family, vocational or educational contexts. Instrumental living skills include maintaining a household, managing money, getting around the community, and taking prescribed medication. An adult who met the functional impairment criteria during the past year without the benefit of treatment or other support services is considered to have a serious mental illness. (3-20-14)

12. Serious and Persistent Mental Illness (SPMI). A participant must meet the criteria for SMI, have at least one (1) additional functional impairment, and have a diagnosis under DSM-V with one (1) of the following: Schizophrenia, Schizoaffective Disorder, Bipolar I Disorder, Bipolar II Disorder, Major Depressive Disorder Recurrent Severe, Delusional Disorder, or Borderline Personality Disorder. The only Not Otherwise Specified (NOS) diagnosis included is Psychotic Disorder NOS for a maximum of one hundred twenty (120) days without a conclusive diagnosis. (3-20-14)

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