In this chapter,

Terms Used In Alaska Statutes 18.28.100 - Definitions

  • person: includes a corporation, company, partnership, firm, association, organization, business trust, or society, as well as a natural person. See Alaska Statutes 01.10.060

(1) “alternate community health aide” means a person who assists the primary community health aide when necessary and acts in the absence of the primary community health aide;

(2) “community health aide” includes a primary community health aide and an alternate health aide;

(3) “department” means the Department of Health and Social Services;

(4) “local health organization” means a nonprofit corporation or other entity that provides health services in a rural area that is less than 4,000 square miles;

(5) “primary community health aide” means a person who has completed the first of three levels of community health aide training offered by the Norton Sound Health Corporation at the Nome Hospital, the Kuskokwim Community College in Bethel, the Alaska Area Native Health Service in Anchorage, or another accredited training center;

(6) “regional health organization” means a nonprofit corporation or home rule borough that provides health aide services under a contract with the Alaska Native Health Service in a rural area that is at least 4,000 square miles.