Mich. Admin. Code R. 325.76 - Definitions

Rule 6. As used in these rules:

(a) "Department" means the department of health and human services.
(b) "Drug" means any of the following as provided in section 17703 of the public health code, 1978 PA 368, MCL 333.17703:
(i) A substance recognized or for which the standards or specifications are prescribed in the official compendium.
(ii) A substance intended for use in the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment, or prevention of disease in human beings or other animals.
(iii) A substance, other than food, intended to affect the structure or a function of the body of human beings or other animals.
(iv) A substance intended for use as a component of a substance specified in subdivision (i), (ii), or (iii), but not including a device or its components, parts, or accessories.
(c) "Health facility" means any facility or agency licensed under article 17 of the public health code, 1978 PA 368, MCL 333.20101 to 333.22260, that provides health care services. "Health facility" includes a hospital, clinical laboratory, surgical outpatient facility, health maintenance organization, nursing home, home for the aged, rural health county medical care facility, and ambulance operation. "Health facility" does not include any facility or agency that is prohibited by law under 42 CFR part 2 from releasing records on substance abuse disorders.
(d) "Health professional" means a person licensed under article 15 of the public health code, 1978 PA 368, MCL 333.16101 to 333.18838, in medicine, osteopathic medicine, as a physician's assistant, or nurse practitioner.
(e) "Illicit drugs" means any Schedule 1 drug, new and emerging psychoactive substances, or Schedule 2-5 drugs that are not obtained directly from, or pursuant to, a valid prescription or order of a practitioner while acting in the course of the practitioner's professional practice.
(f) "Local health department" means a public health department established under the provisions of part 24 of the public health code, 1978 PA 368, MCL 333.2401 to 333.2498, to protect the public health and prevent disease within a specific geographic area.
(g) "Poison" means a substance which, when ingested, inhaled or absorbed, injected into, or developed within the body, causes damage to structure or disturbance of function in the body.
(h) "Poisoning" means any morbid condition, including death, that is related to, characterized by, affected by, induced by, or a product of a poison as defined in subrule (g)."
(i) "Public health investigation" means the collection of medical, epidemiologic, exposure, and other information to determine the magnitude and cause of illness or injury, which is used to determine appropriate actions to prevent or mitigate additional illness or injury.
(j) "Substance use disorder services" means substance use disorder prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation services established under the provisions of article 6 of the public health code, 1978 PA 368, MCL 333.6230 to 333.6251, to reduce the consequences of substance use disorders in individuals and communities.


Mich. Admin. Code R. 325.76
2019 MR 20, Eff. 10/17/2019

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