§ 27-56-1 Short title
§ 27-56-2 Definitions
§ 27-56-3 Payment for services
§ 27-56-4 Prohibited activities
§ 27-56-5 Third-party payment
§ 27-56-6 When provisions applicable
§ 27-56-7 Applicability to certain providers
§ 27-56-8 Implementation of coverage
§ 27-56-9 Scope of practice
§ 27-56-10 Vision care providers – Contract requirements; rates; reimbursements; discounts

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 27 > Chapter 56

  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • APPOINTED COUNSEL: Any attorney licensed to practice law in the State of Alabama who is appointed by the court to represent an indigent defendant. See Alabama Code 15-12-1
  • APPOINTING AUTHORITY: In the case of employees in the offices of the elected officials of the county, such elected officials, and means, in the case of all other county employees, the county governing body, or the board or other agency supervising their work. See Alabama Code 45-48-121
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • board: The personnel board created by this part. See Alabama Code 45-48-121
  • CONTRACT COUNSEL: Any attorney licensed to practice law in the State of Alabama, or a firm, association, corporation, or partnership of lawyers so licensed, executing a contract for the provision of indigent defense services. See Alabama Code 15-12-1
  • county: Marshall County, Alabama. See Alabama Code 45-48-121
  • COVERED PERSON: Any individual, family, or family member on whose behalf third-party payment or prepayment of health or medical expenses is provided under an insurance policy, plan, or contract providing for third-party payment or prepayment of health care or medical expenses. See Alabama Code 27-56-2
  • director: The Director of the Office of Indigent Defense Services. See Alabama Code 15-12-1
  • employee: Any person, including law enforcement officers, not excepted by Section 45-48-121. See Alabama Code 45-48-121
  • EYE CARE PROVIDER: A licensed optometrist or a licensed ophthalmologist. See Alabama Code 27-56-2
  • INDIGENT DEFENSE SERVICES: Those legal services that are necessary for representation of an indigent defendant. See Alabama Code 15-12-1
  • MERIT EMPLOYEE: Any employee who has completed his or her six months of probationary employment. See Alabama Code 45-48-121
  • office: The Office of Indigent Defense Services. See Alabama Code 15-12-1
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • PUBLIC DEFENDER: Any attorney licensed to practice law in the State of Alabama, other than contract counsel or appointed counsel, who receives a salary for representing an indigent defendant. See Alabama Code 15-12-1
  • Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • subscription: include a mark when the person cannot write, if his name is written near the mark, and witnessed by a person who writes his own name as a witness, and include with respect to corporate securities facsimile signature placed upon any instrument or writing with intent to execute or authenticate such instrument or writing. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.