431M-1 Definitions
431M-2 Policy coverage
431M-4 Mental illness, alcohol and drug dependence benefits
431M-6 Rules
431M-7 Preservation of certain benefits

Terms Used In Hawaii Revised Statutes > Chapter 431M

  • Accounting period: means a calendar year unless another twelve-month period is selected by a fiduciary. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 557A-102
  • Advanced practice registered nurse: means a person licensed pursuant to chapter 457. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 557A-414
  • Alcohol dependence: means any use of alcohol which produces a pattern of pathological use causing impairment in social or occupational functioning or produces physiological dependency evidenced by physical tolerance or withdrawal. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 557A-414
  • Alcohol or drug dependence outpatient services: means alcohol or drug dependence nonresidential treatment provided on an ambulatory basis to patients with alcohol or drug dependence problems that includes interventions prescribed and performed by qualified physicians, psychologists, licensed clinical social workers, licensed marriage and family therapists, licensed mental health [counselors], or advanced practice registered nurses. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 557A-414
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Certified substance abuse counselor: means a person who is certified pursuant to section 321-193. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 557A-414
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • county: includes the city and county of Honolulu. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 54-17
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Detoxification services: means the process whereby a person intoxicated by alcohol, drugs, or both, or a person who is dependent upon alcohol, drugs, or both, is assisted through the period of time necessary to eliminate, by metabolic or other means, the intoxicating alcohol or drug dependency factors, as determined by a physician or advanced practice registered nurse, while keeping the physiological risk to the person at a minimum. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 557A-414
  • Driver: means every person who drives or is in actual physical control of a vehicle. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:7-701
  • Drug dependence: means any pattern of pathological use of drugs causing impairment in social or occupational functioning and producing psychological or physiological dependency or both, evidenced by physical tolerance or withdrawal. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 557A-414
  • Highway: means the entire width between the boundary lines of every way publicly maintained and those private streets, as defined in section 46-16, over which the application of this chapter has been extended by ordinance, when any part thereof is open to the use of the public for purposes of vehicular travel. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:7-701
  • Hospital: means a facility licensed as a hospital by the department of health and accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 557A-414
  • In-hospital services: means the provision of medical, nursing, or therapeutic services twenty-four hours a day in a hospital. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 557A-414
  • Income: means money or property a fiduciary receives as the current return from a principal asset. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 557A-102
  • Licensed clinical social worker: means a person who is a licensed clinical social worker pursuant to chapter 467E. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 557A-414
  • Licensed dietitian: means a person who uses the title of licensed dietitian or dietitian and has been licensed to practice dietetics under chapter 448B. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 557A-414
  • Licensed marriage and family therapist: means a person licensed in marriage and family therapy practice pursuant to chapter 451J. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 557A-414
  • Licensed mental health counselor: means a person:

         (1)  Who engages in the practice of [mental] health counseling and uses the title of licensed mental health counselor;

         (2)  Who is licensed in mental health counseling practice pursuant to chapter 453D; and

         (3)  Whose license is in effect and not revoked or suspended. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 557A-414

  • Mental health outpatient facility: means a mental health establishment, clinic, institution, center, or community mental health center, that provides for the diagnosis, treatment, care, or rehabilitation of mentally ill persons, that has been accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations or the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities or certified by the department of health. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 557A-414
  • Mental health outpatient services: means mental health nonresidential treatment provided on an ambulatory basis to patients with mental illness that includes interventions prescribed and performed by a physician, psychologist, licensed clinical social worker, licensed marriage and family therapist, licensed mental health counselor, or advanced practice registered nurse. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 557A-414
  • Mental illness: means a syndrome of clinically significant psychological, biological, or behavioral abnormalities that results in personal distress or suffering, impairment of capacity for functioning, or both. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 557A-414
  • Motor vehicle: means every vehicle which is self-propelled and every vehicle which is propelled by electric power but not operated upon rails but excludes a moped. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:7-701
  • Neighborhood electric vehicle: means a self-propelled electrically powered motor vehicle to which all of the following apply:

         (1)  The vehicle is emission free;

         (2)  The vehicle is designed to be and is operated at speeds of twenty-five miles per hour or less;

         (3)  The vehicle has four wheels in contact with the ground;

         (4)  The vehicle has a gross vehicle weight rating of less than three thousand pounds; and

         (5)  The vehicle conforms to the minimum safety equipment requirements as adopted in the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:7-701

  • Nonhospital facility: means a facility for the care or treatment of alcohol dependent, drug dependent, or mentally ill persons, which has been accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations or the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities or certified by the department of health and, if residential, has been licensed as a special treatment facility by the department of health. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 557A-414
  • 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.
  • Partial hospitalization: means treatment services, including in-hospital treatment services or benefits, provided by a hospital or mental health outpatient facility to patients who, because of their conditions, require more than periodic hourly service. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 557A-414
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, limited liability company, association, joint venture, or any other legal or commercial entity. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 557A-102
  • Physician: means a person licensed in the practice of medicine or osteopathy pursuant to chapter 453. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 557A-414
  • Principal: means property held in trust for distribution to a remainder beneficiary when the trust terminates. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 557A-102
  • Psychologist: means a person licensed in the practice of psychology pursuant to chapter 465. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 557A-414
  • Qualified: means :

         (1)  Having skill in the diagnosis or treatment of substance use disorders, based on a practitioner's credentials, including but not limited to professional education, clinical training, licensure, board or other certification, clinical experience, letters of reference, other professional qualifications, and disciplinary action; or

         (2)  Being a licensed physician, psychologist, licensed clinical social worker, licensed marriage and family therapist, licensed mental health counselor, or advanced practice registered nurse, and certified pursuant to chapter 321. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 557A-414

  • Roadway: means that portion of a highway improved, designed, or ordinarily used for vehicular travel, exclusive of the berm or shoulder. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:7-701
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Substance abuse services: means the provision of medical, psychological, nursing, counseling, or therapeutic services in response to a treatment plan for alcohol or drug dependence or both which shall include, when appropriate, a combination of aftercare and individual, group, and family counseling services provided by qualified staff. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 557A-414
  • Trustee: includes an original, additional, or successor trustee, whether or not appointed or confirmed by a court. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 557A-102
  • Vehicle: means every device in, upon, or by which any person or property is or may be transported or drawn upon a roadway or highway, including mopeds and bicycles, but excluding toy bicycles, devices other than bicycles moved by human power, and devices used exclusively upon stationary rails or tracks. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:7-701