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

  • Adult: means a person who has attained the age of 18 years. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 15 Sec. 225
  • 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 36 Sec. 752
  • Agreement: means a contract, grant or other method of payment. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 752
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • 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
  • Bridge: means a structure, including supports, designed principally to carry motor vehicles that is erected over a depression or an obstruction, such as water, a highway or a railway, and has an opening measured along the center of the roadway of more than 20 feet between the undercropping of abutments or spring lines of arches or the extreme ends of openings for multiple boxes. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 562
  • Capital improvement: includes construction of new structures, replacement of existing structures, removal of closed structures and rehabilitation of existing structures. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 562
  • Capital responsibility: means the responsibility to provide all resources needed to make capital improvement to a structure. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 562
  • Child: means a person who has not attained 18 years of age. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2418
  • 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 29-A Sec. 2487
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Health and Human Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 752
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Health and Human Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 22 Sec. 1-A
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Health and Human Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2253
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Health and Human Services, a designee or an authorized representative. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2418
  • Consumer: means a person eligible for services under this subtitle. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 752
  • 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 36 Sec. 752
  • Cross examine: Questioning of a witness by the attorney for the other side.
  • Custodial parent: means a parent, caretaker relative or legal custodian of a dependent child who is the child's primary residential care provider. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2101
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Department: means the Department of Health and Human Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 752
  • Department: means the Department of Health and Human Services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2253
  • Dependent child: means any minor child who is not emancipated. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2101
  • 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
  • FHWA: means an agency of the United States Department of Transportation. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 562
  • Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
  • 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
  • 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 36 Sec. 752
  • Institutional settings: means residential care facilities, licensed pursuant to chapter 1664; intermediate care and skilled nursing facilities and units and hospitals, licensed pursuant to chapter 405; and state institutions for individuals who have a mental illness or who have intellectual disabilities or autism or other related conditions. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 752
  • Intestate: Dying without leaving a will.
  • Low use bridge: means a bridge with an AADT of under 100 motor vehicles. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 562
  • Maintenance: means the work necessary to preserve a structure's existing structural or functional capacity and integrity and to abate deterioration of its components. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 562
  • Maintenance responsibility: means the responsibility to provide all resources needed to perform maintenance on a structure. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 562
  • Minor span: means a structure designed principally to carry motor vehicles that is larger than a culvert but has a span less than that required to be defined as a bridge. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 562
  • Municipality: includes departments or bureaus of State Government and quasi-independent agencies or boards of State Government that are responsible for structures on public highways, excepting the Maine Turnpike Authority. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 562
  • Parent: means the legal parent or the legal guardian when no legal parent exists. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2418
  • Per stirpes: The legal means by which the children of a decedent, upon the death of an ancestor at a level above that of the decedent, receive by right of representation the share of the ancestor
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, partnership, association or any other legal entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 155
  • Person: means an individual, trust, estate, partnership, association, company, corporation, political subdivision of the State, instrumentality of the State or other entity. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2418
  • Personal care assistance services: means services required by an adult with long-term care needs to achieve greater physical independence, which may be self-directed and include, but are not limited to:
A. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 752
  • Personal care assistant: means an individual who has completed a training course of at least 40 hours, which includes, but is not limited to, instruction in basic personal care procedures, such as those listed in subsection 7, first aid and handling of emergencies; or an individual who meets competency requirements, as determined by the department or its designee; or, if providing service to a consumer receiving self-directed attendant services under chapter 1622, a person approved by the consumer or the consumer's surrogate as being able to competently assist in the fulfillment of the personal care assistance services outlined in the consumer's plan of care. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 752
  • Prevention: means any activity designed to educate or provide information to individuals and groups about the use of alcohol and other drugs. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2253
  • Property valuation: means the value of all taxable property in a municipality based upon 100% of the current market value as determined by the State Tax Assessor. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 562
  • Provider: means any entity, agency, facility or individual who offers or plans to offer any in-home or community support services or institutionally based long-term care services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 752
  • Public assistance: means money payments and medical care furnished to or on behalf of dependent children by the State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2101
  • Qualified providers: means community-based agencies or a network of agencies with the organizational and administrative capacity to administer and monitor an array of in-home and community support services that will promote choice and portability with an emphasis on coordinating and implementing the services in the consumer's plan of care. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 752
  • Redundant bridge: means a bridge in which the AADT multiplied by the detour length in miles is less than 200. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 562
  • Responsible parent: means the parent of a dependent child. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2101
  • Right of survivorship: The ownership rights that result in the acquisition of title to property by reason of having survived other co-owners.
  • state: means any state, territory or possession of the United States, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 29-A Sec. 2418
  • Structure: means a bridge or minor span. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 23 Sec. 562
  • Support order: means a judgment, decree or order, whether temporary, final or subject to modification, issued by a court or an administrative agency of competent jurisdiction for the support and maintenance of a child, including a child who has attained the age of majority under the law of the issuing state, or a child and the parent with whom the child is living, that provides for monetary support, health care, arrearages or reimbursement and may include related costs and fees, interest and penalties, income withholding, attorney's fees and other relief. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2101
  • Surrogate: means an unpaid agent of a consumer designated to assist with the management of the tasks associated with in-home and community support services. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 36 Sec. 752
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Treatment: means the broad range of emergency, outpatient, intermediate and inpatient services and care, including career counseling, diagnostic evaluation, employment, health, medical, psychiatric, psychological, recreational, rehabilitative, social service care, treatment and vocational services, that may be extended to a drug user, a person with substance use disorder or a person in need of assistance due to the use of a dependency-related drug. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2253
  • Treatment program: means any program or service, or portion of a program or service, sponsored under the auspices of a public or private nonprofit agency providing services especially designed for the treatment of those persons listed in subsection 22. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2253