Or. Admin. R. 411-323-0020 - [Effective until 12/27/2022] Definitions and Acronyms

In addition to the following definitions, OAR 411-317-0000 includes general definitions for words and terms frequently used in OAR chapter 411, division 323. If a word or term is defined differently in OAR 411-317-0000, the definition in this rule applies.

(1) "Applicant" means a person, agency, corporation, or governmental unit who applies for certification and endorsement to operate an agency delivering services to individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities.
(2) "Audit" means an inspection completed by a Certified Public Accountant using standards and accepted practices of accounting.
(3) "Board of Directors" means the group of people formed to set policy and give directions to an agency designed to provide services to individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities. A Board of Directors may include local advisory boards used by multi-state organizations.
(4) "CDDP" means "Community Developmental Disabilities Program".
(5) "Certificate" means the document issued by the Department to an agency that certifies the agency is eligible to receive state funds for the delivery of services in an endorsed program.
(6) "Denial" means the refusal of the Department to issue:
(a) A certificate to operate an agency because the Department has determined the agency is not in compliance with these rules or the corresponding program rules; or
(b) An endorsement for an agency to operate a program because the Department has determined the agency is not in compliance with these rules or the corresponding program rules.
(7) "Endorsement" means the authorization to operate a program that delivers services. An endorsement is issued by the Department to a certified agency that has met the qualification criteria outlined in these rules and the corresponding program rules.
(8) "Executive Director" means the person designated by a Board of Directors or corporate owner of an agency that is responsible for the administration of the services delivered by the agency.
(9) "Financial Statements" means a balance sheet and statement of income as filed with the Internal Revenue Service.
(10) "Fiscal Year" means the period beginning on July 1st through June 30th the following year.
(11) "Informal Conference" means the discussion between the Department and an applicant or an agency that is held prior to a hearing to address any matters pertaining to the hearing. An administrative law judge does not participate in an informal conference. The informal conference may result in resolution of the issue.
(12) "ISP" means "Individual Support Plan".
(13) "ODDS" means "Office of Developmental Disabilities Services".
(14) "Ownership Interest" means, as defined in 42 CFR 455.101, the possession of equity in the capital, the stock, or the profits of the disclosing entity as determined by 42 CFR 455.102. A person with an ownership or control interest means a person or corporation that:
(a) Has an ownership interest totaling 5 percent or more in a disclosing entity;
(b) Has an indirect ownership interest equal to 5 percent or more in a disclosing entity;
(c) Has a combination of direct and indirect ownership interests equal to 5 percent or more in a disclosing entity;
(d) Owns an interest of 5 percent or more in any mortgage, deed of trust, note, or other obligation secured by the disclosing entity if that interest equals at least 5 percent of the value of the property or assets of the disclosing entity;
(e) Is an officer or director of a disclosing entity that is organized as a corporation; or
(f) Is a partner in a disclosing entity that is organized as a partnership.
(15) "Program" means the services delivered by a provider agency as described in:
(a) OAR chapter 411, division 304 for professional behavior services.
(b) OAR chapter 411, division 325 for 24-hour residential programs and settings.
(c) OAR chapter 411, division 328 for supported living programs.
(d) OAR chapter 411, division 345 for employment services.
(e) OAR chapter 411, division 348 for host home programs and settings.
(f) OAR chapter 411, division 380 for direct nursing services.
(g) OAR chapter 411, division 450 for community living supports.
(16) "Program Rules" mean the following rules:
(a) OAR chapter 411, division 304 for professional behavior services.
(b) OAR chapter 411, division 325 for 24-hour residential programs and settings.
(c) OAR chapter 411, division 328 for supported living programs.
(d) OAR chapter 411, division 345 for employment services.
(e) OAR chapter 411, division 348 for host home programs and settings.
(f) OAR chapter 411, division 380 for direct nursing services.
(g) OAR chapter 411, division 450 for community living supports delivered by a standard model agency as defined in OAR 411-450-0020.
(h) OAR chapter 411, division 450, excluding OAR 411-450-0090, for community living supports delivered by a community living supports agency as defined in OAR 411-450-0020.
(17) "Revocation" means the action taken by the Department to rescind:
(a) A certificate to operate an agency after the Department has determined that the agency is not in compliance with these rules or the corresponding program rules; or
(b) An endorsement for an agency to operate a program after the Department has determined that the agency is not in compliance with these rules or the corresponding program rules.
(18) "Suspension" means an immediate temporary withdrawal of the:
(a) Certificate to operate an agency after the Department determines that the agency is not in compliance with these rules or the corresponding program rules; or
(b) Endorsement for an agency to operate a program after the Department determines that the agency is not in compliance with these rules or the corresponding program rules.
(19) "These Rules" mean the rules in OAR chapter 411, division 323.

Notes

Or. Admin. R. 411-323-0020
APD 30-2022, temporary amend filed 06/25/2022, effective 7/1/2022 through 12/27/2022

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 409.050 & SB 1548 (2022 OR Law, Ch. 91)

Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 409.010, 427.007, 430.215 & SB 1548 (2022 OR Law, Ch. 91)

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