Or. Admin. R. 943-120-0300 - Definitions

In addition to the definitions in OAR chapter 410 division 120, the following definitions apply to OAR 943-120-0300 to 943-120-0350:

(1) "Claim" means a bill for services, a line item of a service, or all services for one client within a bill. Claim includes a bill or an encounter associated with requesting reimbursement, whether submitted on paper or electronically. Claim also includes any other methodology for requesting reimbursement that may be established in contract or program-specific rules.
(a) Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) are categorically eligible families with income levels under current TANF eligibility rules;
(b) CHIP children under one year of age whose household has income under 185% Federal Poverty Level (FPL) and do not meet one of the other eligibility classifications;
(c) Poverty Level Medical (PLM) adults under 100% of the FPL and clients who are pregnant women with income under 100% of FPL;
(d) PLM adults over 100% of the FPL are clients who are pregnant women with income between 100% and 185% of the FPL;
(e) PLM children under one year of age who have family income under 133% of the FPL or were born to mothers who were eligible as PLM adults at the time of the child's birth;
(f) PLM or CHIP children one through five years of age who have family income under 185% of the FPL and do not meet one of the other eligibility classifications;
(g) PLM or CHIP children six through 18 years of age who have family income under 185% of the FPL and do not meet one of the other eligibility classifications;
(h) OHP adults and couples are clients age 19 or over and not Medicare eligible, with income below 100% of the FPL who do not meet one of the other eligibility classifications, and do not have an unborn child or a child under age 19 in the household;
(i) OHP families are clients, age 19 or over and not Medicare eligible, with income below 100% of the FPL who do not meet one of the other eligibility classifications, and have an unborn child or a child under the age of 19 in the household;
(j) General Assistance (GA) recipients are clients who are eligible by virtue of their eligibility under the GA program, ORS 411.710 et seq.;
(k) Assistance to Blind and Disabled (AB/AD) with Medicare eligibles are clients with concurrent Medicare eligibility with income levels under current eligibility rules;
(l) AB/AD without Medicare eligibles are clients without Medicare with income levels under current eligibility rules;
(m) Old Age Assistance (OAA) with Medicare eligibles are clients with concurrent Medicare Part A or Medicare Parts A and B eligibility with income levels under current eligibility rules;
(n) OAA with Medicare Part B only are OAA eligibles with concurrent Medicare Part B only with income under current eligibility rules;
(o) OAA without Medicare eligibles are clients without Medicare with income levels under current eligibility rules; or
(p) Children, Adults and Families (CAF) children are clients with medical eligibility determined by CAF or Oregon Youth Authority (OYA) receiving OHP under ORS 414.025, 418.034, and 418.189 to 418.970. These individuals are generally in placement outside of their homes and in the care or custody of CAF or OYA.
(2) "Covered Services" means medically appropriate health services or items that are funded by the legislature and described in ORS Chapter 414, including OHP authorized under ORS 414.705 to 414.750, and applicable Authority rules describing the benefit packages of covered services except as excluded or limited under OAR 410-141-0500 or other public assistance services provided to eligible clients under program-specific requirements or contracts by providers required to enroll with the Authority under OAR 943-120-0300 to 943-120-0350.
(3) "Medicaid Management Information System (MMIS)" means the automated claims processing and information retrieval system for handling all Medicaid transactions.
(4) "Non-Participating Provider" means a provider who does not have a contractual relationship with the PHP or CCO.
(5) "Prepaid Health Plan (PHP)" means a managed health, dental, chemical dependency, physician care organization, or mental health care organization that contracts with the Division or Addictions and Mental Health Division (AMH) on a case managed, prepaid, capitated basis under the OHP. PHP's may be a Dental Care Organization (DCO), Fully Capitated Health Plan (FCHP), Mental Health Organization (MHO), Primary Care Organization (PCO), or Chemical Dependency Organization (CDO).
(6) "Provider" means an individual, facility, institution, corporate entity, or other organization which supplies health care or other covered services or items, also termed a performing provider, that must be enrolled with the Authority pursuant to OAR 943-120-0300 to 943-120-0350 to seek reimbursement from the Authority, including services provided, under program-specific rules or contracts with the Authority or with a county, PHP, or CCO.
(7) "Quality Improvement" means the effort to improve the level of performance of key processes in health services or health care. A quality improvement program measures the level of current performance of the processes, finds ways to improve the performance and implements new and better methods for the processes. Quality improvement includes the goals of quality assurance, quality control, quality planning, and quality management in health care where "quality of care is the degree to which health services for individuals and populations increase the likelihood of desired health outcomes and are consistent with current professional knowledge."
(8) "Visit Data" means program-specific or contract data collection requirements associated with the delivery of service to clients on the basis of an event such as a visit.

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Or. Admin. R. 943-120-0300
OHA 14-2011(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 7-1-11 thru 12-27-11; OHA 20-2011, f. 8-30-11, cert. ef. 9-1-11; OHA 8-2012, f. 10-30-12, cert. ef. 11-1-12

Stat. Auth.: ORS 413.042

Stats. Implemented: ORS 414.065

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