Part 4101 Supplemental Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees of the Farm Credit Administration

Terms Used In CFR > Title 5 > Chapter XXXI

  • Administrator: The Administrator of the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, or any person authorized to act for the Administrator. See 37 CFR 1.22
  • Adverse event: means an untoward, undesirable, and usually unanticipated event that causes death or serious injury or the risk thereof. See 42 CFR 486.302
  • Animal: All animals except birds, but including poultry. See 37 CFR 1.22
  • Animal Import Center: Quarantine facilities operated by APHIS in Newburgh, New York, and Miami, Florida. See 37 CFR 1.22
  • APHIS representative: An individual, including, but not limited to, an animal health technician or veterinarian, authorized by the Administrator to perform the services for which the user fees in this part are charged. See 37 CFR 1.22
  • Bird: Any member of the class aves, other than poultry. See 37 CFR 1.22
  • Certification: means a CMS determination that an OPO meets the requirements for certification at §486. See 42 CFR 486.302
  • Death record review: means an assessment of the medical chart of a deceased patient to evaluate potential for organ donation. See 42 CFR 486.302
  • Donor: means a deceased individual from whom at least one vascularized organ (heart, liver, lung, kidney, pancreas, or intestine) is recovered for the purpose of transplantation. See 42 CFR 486.302
  • Donor document: means any documented indication of an individual's choice regarding his or her wishes concerning organ and/or tissue donation that was made by that individual or another authorized individual in accordance with any applicable State law. See 42 CFR 486.302
  • Equine: Any horse, ass, mule, or zebra. See 37 CFR 1.22
  • Expected donation rate: means the donation rate expected for an OPO based on the national experience for OPOs serving similar hospitals and donation service areas. See 42 CFR 486.302
  • Export health certificate: An official document that, as required by the importing country, is endorsed by an APHIS representative and states that animals, animal products, organisms, vectors, or birds to be exported from the United States were found to be healthy and free from evidence of communicable diseases and pests. See 37 CFR 1.22
  • Germ plasm: Semen, embryos, or ova. See 37 CFR 1.22
  • Immediate jeopardy: means a situation in which the provider's or supplier's non-compliance with one or more Medicare accreditation requirements has caused, or is likely to cause, serious injury, harm, impairment, or death to a patient. See 42 CFR 488.1005
  • Import compliance assistance: Import compliance assistance includes services provided to an importer whose shipment arrives at a port of entry without the necessary paperwork or with incomplete paperwork and who requires assistance to meet the requirements for entry into the United States. See 37 CFR 1.22
  • Load: Those animals, birds, or animal germ plasm, presented for importation into the United States in a single shipment, that originate from one address, are destined for one address, and require one entry permit or authorization. See 37 CFR 1.22
  • National accrediting organization: means an organization that accredits provider or supplier entities under a specific program and whose accredited provider or supplier entities under each program are widely dispersed geographically across the United States. See 42 CFR 488.1005
  • Nonstandard housing: Nonstandard housing is individual housing not normally available at an APHIS animal import center, any housing constructed or purchased at the request of the importer, any housing with blinds, dense foliage, or plants, and any housing where the temperature can be adjusted. See 37 CFR 1.22
  • Organ: means a human kidney, liver, heart, lung, pancreas, or intestine (or multivisceral organs when transplanted at the same time as an intestine). See 42 CFR 486.302
  • Person: An individual, corporation, partnership, trust, association, or any other public or private entity, or any officer, employee, or agent thereof. See 37 CFR 1.22
  • Pet birds: Birds, except hatching eggs and ratites, that are imported or exported for the personal pleasure of their individual owners and are not intended for resale. See 37 CFR 1.22
  • Poultry: Chickens, doves, ducks, geese, grouse, guinea fowl, partridges, pea fowl, pheasants, pigeons, quail, swans, and turkeys. See 37 CFR 1.22
  • Re-certification cycle: means the 4-year cycle during which an OPO is certified. See 42 CFR 486.302
  • Reasonable assurance: means an accrediting organization has demonstrated to CMS' satisfaction that its accreditation program requirements meet or exceed the Medicare program requirements. See 42 CFR 488.1005
  • Standard feed: Seed, or dry feeds such as dog food or monkey biscuits, whether soaked in water or not. See 37 CFR 1.22
  • Test: A single analysis performed on a single specimen from an animal, animal product, commercial product, or animal feed. See 37 CFR 1.22
  • Transplant hospital: means a hospital that provides organ transplants and other medical and surgical specialty services required for the care of transplant patients. See 42 CFR 486.302
  • United States: The several States of the United States, the District of Columbia, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands of the United States, and all other territories and possessions of the United States. See 37 CFR 1.22