Or. Admin. R. 411-028-0010 - Definitions

Unless the context indicates otherwise, the following definitions apply to the rules in OAR chapter 411, division 028:

(1) "Adult" means any person at least 18 years of age.
(2) "Adult Protective Services" mean the services provided in response to the need for protection from abuse described in OAR chapter 411, division 020, OAR chapter 407, division 045, and OAR chapter 943, division 045.
(3) "Case Management" means the functions described in OAR 411-028-0020 performed by a case manager or higher level management staff.
(4) "Case Manager" means a Department employee or an employee of the Department's designee that meets the minimum qualifications in OAR 411-028-0040 who is responsible for service eligibility, assessment of need, offering service choices to eligible individuals, service planning, service authorization and implementation, and evaluation of the effectiveness of Medicaid home and community-based services.
(5) "Collateral Contact" means contact by a case manager with others who may provide information regarding an individual's health, safety, functional needs, social needs, or effectiveness of the individual's plan for services. Collateral contact may include family members, service providers, medical providers, neighbors, pharmacy staff, friends, or other professionals involved in the service coordination of an individual receiving Medicaid home and community-based services.
(6) "Department" means the Department of Human Services.
(7) "Designee" means an organization that the Department contracts with or has an interagency agreement with for the purposes of providing case management services.
(8) "Disability" means a physical, cognitive, or emotional impairment which, for an individual, constitutes or results in a functional limitation in one or more of the activities of daily living defined in OAR 411-015-0006.
(9) "Individual" means an older adult or an adult with a disability applying for or determined eligible for Medicaid home and community-based services.
(10) "Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services" mean the services for older adults and adults with disabilities approved for Oregon by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
(11) "Older Adult" means any person at least 65 years of age.
(12) "OSIPM" means Oregon Supplemental Income Program-Medical as defined in OAR 461-101-0010. OSIPM is Oregon Medicaid insurance coverage for individuals who meet eligibility criteria as described in OAR chapter 461.
(13) "Representative" is a person either appointed by an individual to participate in service planning on the individual's behalf or a person with longstanding involvement in assuring the individual's health, safety, and welfare.


Or. Admin. R. 411-028-0010
SPD 15-2013(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 7-1-13 thru 12-28-13; SPD 46-2013, f. 12-13-13, cert. ef. 12-15-13; APD 9-2014(Temp), f. 4-17-14, cert. ef. 4-21-14 thru 10-18-14; APD 35-2014, f. & cert. ef. 10-1-14

Stat. Auth.: ORS 410.070

Stats. Implemented: ORS 410.070

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