42 U.S. Code § 3058f. Definitions

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As used in this subpart:
(1) Office

The term “Office” means the office established in section 3058g(a)(1)(A) of this title.

(2) Ombudsman

The term “Ombudsman” means the individual described in section 3058g(a)(2) of this title.

(3) Local Ombudsman entity

The term “local Ombudsman entity” means an entity designated under section 3058g(a)(5)(A) of this title to carry out the duties described in section 3058g(a)(5)(B) of this title with respect to a planning and service area or other substate area.

(4) Program

The term “program” means the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman program established in section 3058g(a)(1)(B) of this title.

(5) Representative

The term “representative” includes an employee or volunteer who represents an entity designated under section 3058g(a)(5)(A) of this title and who is individually designated by the Ombudsman.

(6) Resident

The term “resident” means an individual who resides in a long-term care facility.

Amendments

2016—Par. (6). Pub. L. 114–144 struck out “older” before “individual”.

Effective Date

Section inapplicable with respect to fiscal year 1992, see section 905(b)(6) of Pub. L. 102–375, set out as an Effective Date of 1992 Amendment note under section 3001 of this title.