Sections
Chapter 1621 General Provisions 7301 – 7308
Chapter 1622 Coordinated In-Home and Community Support Services for the Elderly and Adults With Disabilities 7311 – 7312
Chapter 1622-A Consolidation of Long-Term Care Services 7316 – 7317
Chapter 1623 In-Home and Community Support Services for the Elderly and Other Adults At Risk of Inappropriate Placement in Institutional Settings 7321 – 7323

Terms Used In Maine Revised Statutes > Title 22 > Subtitle 5 - In-Home and Community Support Services for Adults With Long-Term Care Needs

  • Access to directory assistance: means access to a service that includes, but is not limited to, making available to customers, upon request, information contained in directory listings. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 35-A Sec. 7201
  • Access to emergency services: means access to emergency services, as defined in Title 25, section 2921, subsection 5, through 9-1-1 or enhanced 9-1-1 service, as defined in Title 25, section 2921, subsection 6, to the extent a local government in the service area of a provider of last resort service provides 9-1-1 or enhanced 9-1-1 services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 35-A Sec. 7201
  • Access to interexchange service: means the use of the wireline loop, as well as that portion of the switch that is paid for by the end user, or the functional equivalent of these network elements in the case of a wireless carrier, necessary to access an interexchange carrier's network. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 35-A Sec. 7201
  • Access to operator services: means access to any automatic or live assistance by a consumer to arrange for billing for or completion of a telephone call or both. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 35-A Sec. 7201
  • Activities of daily living: means activities as defined in federal and state rules including those essential to a person's daily living including: eating and drinking; bathing and hygiene; dressing, including putting on and removing prostheses and clothing; toileting, including toilet or bedpan use, ostomy or catheter care, clothing changes and cleaning related to toileting; locomotion or moving between locations within a room or other areas, including with the use of a walker or wheelchair; transfers or moving to and from a bed, chair, couch, wheelchair or standing position; and bed mobility or positioning a person's body while in bed, including turning from side to side. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 7302
  • Adjusted risk-based capital report: means a risk-based capital report that has been adjusted by the superintendent in accordance with section 6452, subsection 3. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 6451
  • Adults with long-term care needs: means adults who have physical or mental limitations which restrict their ability to carry out activities of daily living and impede their ability to live independently, or who are at risk of being, or who already have been, placed inappropriately in an institutional setting. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 7302
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Agreement: means a contract, grant or other method of payment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 7302
  • Agreement: means a contract between the department and a private entity to create a public-private partnership that allows for private sector participation in the financing, development, operation, management, ownership, leasing or maintenance of a transportation facility and that sets forth rights and obligations of the department and the private entity in that partnership. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 4251
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • an event the result of which is determined by chance: includes but is not limited to a shuffle of a deck or decks of cards, a roll of a die or dice or a random drawing or generation of an object or objects that may include, but are not limited to, a card or cards, a die or dice, a number or numbers or simulations of any of these. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 17-A Sec. 952
  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Authorized control level risk-based capital: means the number determined under the risk-based capital formula in accordance with the risk-based capital instructions; and   [PL 1993, c. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 6451
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Board: means a bureau, board or commission listed in Title 10, section 8001 or 8001-A, other licensor that is affiliated with or is a part of the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation, the Board of Overseers of the Bar or any other state agency or municipality that issues a license authorizing a person to engage in a business, occupation, profession or industry and any state agency, bureau, board, commission or municipality that issues a license or permit to hunt, fish, operate a boat, operate a snowmobile, operate an ATV or engage in any other sporting or recreational activity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2101
  • Bookmaking: means advancing gambling activity by unlawfully accepting bets from members of the public as a business, rather than in a casual or personal fashion, upon the outcomes of future contingent events. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 17-A Sec. 952
  • Candidate: means any person who has filed a petition under either sections 335 and 336 or sections 354 and 355 and has qualified as a candidate by either procedure, or any person who has received contributions or made expenditures or has given consent for any other person to receive contributions or make expenditures with the intent of qualifying as a candidate. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Central voter registration system: means a single electronic information system and database for voter registration information maintained by the Secretary of State and used by all municipal jurisdictions in the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Child support: means money paid directly to a parent, to another person or agency awarded parental rights and responsibilities with respect to a child or to the department on behalf of a child receiving public assistance and medical or dental insurance coverage provided on behalf of a child pursuant to court order. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 1501
  • Circulate: means the presenting of a petition to a voter with an accompanying request that the voter sign it. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Commission: means the Public Utilities Commission. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 35-A Sec. 102
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Health and Human Services, a designee or an authorized representative. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 101
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Health and Human Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 7302
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Transportation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 4203
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 411
  • Company action level risk-based capital: means , with respect to any insurer, the product of 2. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 6451
  • Construction: means the installation of permanent equipment or structures. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 35-A Sec. 4372
  • Consumer: means a person eligible for services under this subtitle. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 7302
  • Consumer assessment: means an evaluation of the functional capacity of an individual to live independently given appropriate supports with activities of daily living and instrumental activities of daily living or through the provision of information about service options that are available to meet the individual's needs. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 7302
  • Contest of chance: means any game, contest, scheme or device in which:  
A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 17-A Sec. 952
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corrective order: means an order issued by the superintendent specifying corrective actions that the superintendent has determined are required. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 6451
  • Customer: includes any person, government or governmental division which has applied for, been accepted and is currently receiving service from a public utility. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 35-A Sec. 102
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Department: means the Department of Health and Human Services and its agents and authorized representatives. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 101
  • Department: means the Department of Health and Human Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 7302
  • Department: means the Department of Transportation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 4203
  • Direct-marketing: means the marketing of agricultural commodities by farmers directly to consumers. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 7 Sec. 411
  • Domestic insurer: means any insurance company domiciled in this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 6451
  • Dual-tone multifrequency signaling: means a method of signaling that facilitates the transportation of signaling through a network, shortening call set-up time. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 35-A Sec. 7201
  • Earnings: means compensation paid or payable for personal services, whether denominated as wages, salary, commission, bonus or otherwise, and specifically includes periodic payments pursuant to pension or retirement programs, or insurance policies of any type, and all gain derived from capital, from labor or from both combined, including profit gained through sale or conversion of capital assets, and unemployment compensation benefits and workers' compensation benefits. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2101
  • Election official: means a warden, ward clerk, deputy warden or election clerk. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Election year: means the calendar year within which a particular election is held. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Electoral division: means an area set off for election purposes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • Emergency: means a situation in which property or human or animal life is in jeopardy and the prompt summoning of aid is essential. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 35-A Sec. 7102
  • Engages a prostitute: means providing or agreeing to provide, either to the person whose prostitution is sought or to a 3rd person, pecuniary benefit in return for a sexual act or sexual contact as those terms are defined in section 251;  
  • [PL 1995, c. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 17-A Sec. 851
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • federal Affordable Care Act: means the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Public Law 111-148, as amended by the federal Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010, Public Law 111-152, and any amendments to or regulations or guidance issued under those acts. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 14
  • Federal interconnection rights and obligations: means the rights and obligations of a telecommunications entity under 47 United States Code, Sections 251 and 252 or any other provision of federal law or regulation governing telecommunications network facility interconnection or wholesale access rights and obligations to the extent the rights and obligations under the federal law or regulation may be regulated or overseen by the commission. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 35-A Sec. 102
  • Federal Reserve System: The central bank of the United States. The Fed, as it is commonly called, regulates the U.S. monetary and financial system. The Federal Reserve System is composed of a central governmental agency in Washington, D.C. (the Board of Governors) and twelve regional Federal Reserve Banks in major cities throughout the United States. Source: OCC
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • 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.
  • Foreign insurer: means any insurance company that is authorized to do business in this State under section 404 but is not domiciled in this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 24-A Sec. 6451
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Immediate family: means a person's spouse, parent, grandparent, child, grandchild, sister, half-sister, brother, half-brother, stepparent, stepgrandparent, stepchild, stepgrandchild, stepsister, stepbrother, mother-in-law, father-in-law, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, guardian, former guardian, domestic partner, the half-brother or half-sister of a person's spouse, or the spouse of a person's half-brother or half-sister. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 21-A Sec. 1
  • in writing: include printing and other modes of making legible words. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • In-home and community support services: means health and social services and other assistance required to enable adults with long-term care needs to remain in their places of residence. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 7302
  • Incumbent local exchange carrier: means , with respect to an area, the local exchange carrier that on February 8, 1996 provided telephone exchange service in the area and: