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Article 1 Organization 11-1401 – 11-1409
Article 2 Operation 11-1431 – 11-1442

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 11 > Chapter 10 - Community Health System

  • agreement: means an agreement between the sponsoring county and a nonprofit corporation under this chapter for the corporation to assume the health care responsibilities previously performed by the county, including all arrangements and understandings, including a lease agreement, between the county and corporation. See Arizona Laws 11-1401
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • board: means the board of directors of a nonprofit corporation that operates a community health system pursuant to this chapter. See Arizona Laws 11-1401
  • Board of supervisors: means the board of supervisors of the sponsoring county. See Arizona Laws 11-1401
  • Bonds: means any bonds, refunding bonds, notes or other debt instrument issued by a nonprofit corporation under this chapter. See Arizona Laws 11-1401
  • Community health system: means the health system maintained, owned or operated by a nonprofit corporation after the transfer date under this chapter. See Arizona Laws 11-1401
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • corporation: means a nonprofit corporation that is organized under title 10 and that is qualified or will qualify under section 501(c)(3) of the internal revenue code. See Arizona Laws 11-1401
  • County health system: means the health system maintained, owned or operated by the sponsoring county immediately before the transfer date. See Arizona Laws 11-1401
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Director: means the director of the department. See Arizona Laws 3-101
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
  • Health system: means any health care institution and all related real and personal property including, without limitation, all clinics, rehabilitation centers, therapy facilities, outpatient clinics, nursing homes, blood banks, ambulance facilities, extended care facilities, dispensaries, pharmacies, parking facilities, laundry facilities, dormitories, offices and administration buildings, cafeterias and food service facilities, research, laboratory and diagnostic facilities, libraries, information systems and data bases, ambulances, stretcher vans and other medical transportation equipment, education facilities, school-based clinics, equipment, tools, machinery, accounts receivable and other intangible assets, health maintenance organizations, health care services organizations and health insurance plans, including all related reserves, deposits, prepayments, risk pools and similar assets of these organizations and plans, graduate medical and other health care professional educational programs, public health education programs and business operations, in each case maintained, owned or operated for the payment and delivery of medical services, nursing services, home health services, home delivery services, emergency medical services, behavioral health services, long-term care services, health-related services and health screening services, adult day health services, adult foster care services, hospice services, personal care services, respite care services, supervisory care services and medical equipment services. See Arizona Laws 11-1401
  • Health system assets: means all real, personal, tangible and intangible property and rights in property that are used by or accruing to the county health system. See Arizona Laws 11-1401
  • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • Intangible property: Property that has no intrinsic value, but is merely the evidence of value such as stock certificates, bonds, and promissory notes.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Lease agreement: means any agreement providing for the lease and conveyance, if any, of health system assets to a nonprofit corporation under this chapter. See Arizona Laws 11-1401
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Peace officers: means sheriffs of counties, constables, marshals, policemen of cities and towns, commissioned personnel of the department of public safety, personnel who are employed by the state department of corrections and the department of juvenile corrections and who have received a certificate from the Arizona peace officer standards and training board, peace officers who are appointed by a multicounty water conservation district and who have received a certificate from the Arizona peace officer standards and training board, police officers who are appointed by community college district governing boards and who have received a certificate from the Arizona peace officer standards and training board, police officers who are appointed by the Arizona board of regents and who have received a certificate from the Arizona peace officer standards and training board, police officers who are appointed by the governing body of a public airport pursuant to section 28-8426 and who have received a certificate from the Arizona peace officer standards and training board, peace officers who are appointed by a private postsecondary institution pursuant to section 15-1897 and who have received a certificate from the Arizona peace officer standards and training board and special agents from the office of the attorney general, or of a county attorney, and who have received a certificate from the Arizona peace officer standards and training board. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, things in action and evidences of debt. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Population: means the population according to the most recent United States decennial census. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Property: includes both real and personal property. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Sponsoring county: means a county that enters into an operating agreement under this chapter. See Arizona Laws 11-1401
  • Transfer date: means a date, agreed to by the sponsoring county and a nonprofit corporation, for the lease of any health system assets and the assumption of all or part of the health system liabilities by the corporation. See Arizona Laws 11-1401
  • Wilfully: means , with respect to conduct or to a circumstance described by a statute defining an offense, that a person is aware or believes that the person's conduct is of that nature or that the circumstance exists. See Arizona Laws 1-215