Utah Admin. Code R539-12-2 - Definitions

As used in this rule:

(1) Terms used in this rule are defined in Sections 62A-5-101 and R539-1-3.
(2) "Committee" means the Request for Services Committee.
(3) "Committee chair" means the Request for Services Administrator. Alternates include any supervisor that the Request for Services Administrator reports to; the division Assistant Director; and the division Director.
(4) "Immediate jeopardy" means danger of loss, harm, or failure within 30 days.
(5) "Non-voting committee member" means a division budget specialist, and a specialist or administrator that provides subject matter expertise or consultation.
(6) "Plan cycle" means the period between the person-centered support plan's effective start date and effective end date. A plan cycle is typically 365 days, or 366 days during a leap year.
(7) "Plan total" means the sum of each service line item in the budget. Each service line item multiplies the service rate by the service units.
(8) "Request for services" means a process integrated into USTEPS that facilitates the creation of a person-centered budget through an initial budget and any budget adjustment by submitting proposed service codes, units, and rates; designated start and end dates; and evidence of need to the Request for Services Committee for review.
(9) "Restricted service code" means a service code related to a residential service, day support, or public transportation that includes RHS, HHS, PPS, DSG, DSI, DSP, EPR, and UTA.
(10) "Surplus" means the difference between the plan maximum and the plan cycle expenditures within two consecutive and closed plan cycles.
(11) "Voting committee member" means an employee of the division that reviews and makes a decision about a request for services. A voting member is an employee that:
(a) reports to the Request for Services Administrator; or
(b) is designated by the division Director.


Utah Admin. Code R539-12-2
Adopted by Utah State Bulletin Number 2022-07, effective 3/25/2022

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