333-010-0600 - Definitions

333-010-0600. Definitions

(1) "Case" means a reportable case of type 1 or type 2 diabetes in an individual who is 18 years of age or younger, and a resident of Oregon.

(2) "Diabetes Program" means the Oregon Diabetes Prevention and Control Program of the Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division, the program authorized to collect, receive, and maintain a childhood diabetes database under ORS 444.300.

(3) "Date of diagnosis" means the date of initial diagnosis by a practitioner of a case of diabetes being reported to the Diabetes Program.

(4) "Effective Date" means the date after which reporting by schools and physicians shall be required.

(5) "Identifying information" includes, but is not limited to the student's name, address, date of birth, and information that identifies the individual or could be used to identify the individual, and relates to the individual's past, present or future health, and the provision of healthcare to the individual. "Identifying information" also includes "Individually Identifiable Health Information" as that is defined in the 1996 Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act and "Directory Information" as that is defined in the Federal Family Educational Right to Privacy Act (FERPA) (20 U.S.C. ¦ 1232g; 34 CFR Part 99).

(6) "Practitioner" means any person whose professional license allows him or her to diagnose or treat diabetes patients.

(7) "Reportable childhood diabetes" means a medical condition, occurring in a person aged 18 years or younger, and meeting the criteria for diagnosis of diabetes in a child as outlined by the American Diabetes Association. (Reference: American Diabetes Association. Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes. Diabetes Care 2005; 28: S4-S36.)

(8) "School" means any public, public charter, or registered private school in Oregon.

(PH 6-2007, f. & cert. ef. 4-13-07)

Publications: Publications referenced are available from the agency.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 444.300

Stats. Implemented: ORS 444.300-444.330

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