Kan. Admin. Regs. § 26-4-5 - Definitions
Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 39, September 30, 2021
As used in article 4 of the department's regulations, the following terms shall have these meanings.
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26-4-5. Definitions. As used in article 4 of the department's regulations, the following terms shall have these meanings.
(a) "Appellant" means the area agency on aging, customer, service provider, or an applicant wishing to be a customer or service provider who is affected by, and wishes to appeal, an action or proposed action.
(b) "Customer" means a person who has applied for or asked to receive, or who is receiving, services or benefits from any program, other than a medicaid program, administered by the department.
(c) "Respondent" means the department on aging, an area on aging, a service provider, or an agent whose action or proposed action is being appealed.
(d) "Agent" means a person or organization authorized by grant, subgrant, contract, subcontract, or any other formal or informal arrangement to take action and perform services on behalf of the secretary, the department, an area agency, or a service provider.
(e) "Party" means either an appellant or a respondent, while "parties" means both the appellant and respondent. (Authorized by and implementing K.S.A. 75-5908 and K.S.A. 1996 Supp. 75-5928 and 75-5931; effective Nov. 14, 1997.)