§ 333.26281 Short title
§ 333.26283 Definitions
§ 333.26285 Designation of lay caregiver
§ 333.26287 Notification of patient’s discharge or transfer
§ 333.26289 Consultation before discharge; issuance of discharge plan; live or recorded aftercare demonstration; documentation in medical record
§ 333.26291 Agent operating under advance directive
§ 333.26293 Entities in contractual relationship; liability; entities issuing health benefits plans; reimbursement obligations of insurance companies
§ 333.26295 Discharge or transfer to another facility; delay

Terms Used In Michigan Laws > Chapter 333 > Act 85 of 2016 - Designated Caregiver Act

  • Actuary: means a person who is a member in good standing of the American academy of actuaries, the society of actuaries, or the casualty actuarial society. See Michigan Laws 500.1151
  • After-care assistance: means assistance provided by a lay caregiver to a patient following the patient's discharge from a hospital that is related to the patient's condition at the time of discharge. See Michigan Laws 333.26283
  • Attending physician: means that term as defined in section 20102 of the public health code, 1978 PA 368, MCL 333. See Michigan Laws 333.26283
  • Commissioner: means the director. See Michigan Laws 500.102
  • Director: means , unless the context clearly implies a different meaning, the director of the department. See Michigan Laws 500.102
  • Discharge: means a patient's exit or release from a hospital to the patient's residence following any medical care or treatment rendered to the patient following an inpatient admission. See Michigan Laws 333.26283
  • Entry: means a patient's admission into a hospital for the purposes of receiving inpatient medical care. See Michigan Laws 333.26283
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Hospital: means that term as defined in section 20106 of the public health code, 1978 PA 368, MCL 333. See Michigan Laws 333.26283
  • Insurer: means an individual, corporation, association, partnership, reciprocal exchange, inter-insurer, Lloyds organization, fraternal benefit society, or other legal entity, engaged or attempting to engage in the business of making insurance or surety contracts. See Michigan Laws 500.106
  • lay caregiver: means an individual 18 years of age or older designated as a caregiver by a patient under this act who voluntarily provides after-care assistance to a patient in the patient's residence. See Michigan Laws 333.26283
  • 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.
  • Patient advocate: means that term as described and used in section 5506 of the estates and protected individuals code, 1998 PA 386, MCL 700. See Michigan Laws 333.26283
  • Rate: means the cost of insurance per payroll before adjustment for an individual insured's size, exposure, or loss experience. See Michigan Laws 500.2402
  • Reinsurance intermediary: means a reinsurance intermediary-broker or a reinsurance intermediary-manager. See Michigan Laws 500.1151
  • Reinsurance intermediary-broker: means any person, other than an officer or employee of the ceding insurer, who solicits, negotiates, or places reinsurance cessions or retrocessions on behalf of a ceding insurer without the authority or power to bind reinsurance on behalf of that insurer. See Michigan Laws 500.1151
  • Reinsurance intermediary-manager: means any person who has authority to bind or manages all or part of the assumed reinsurance business of a reinsurer, including the management of a separate division, department, or underwriting office, and acts as an agent for the reinsurer whether known as a reinsurance intermediary-manager, manager, or other similar term. See Michigan Laws 500.1151
  • Reinsurer: means any person duly authorized in this state pursuant to the applicable provisions of this act as an insurer with the authority to assume reinsurance. See Michigan Laws 500.1151
  • Residence: means the dwelling that the patient considers to be his or her home. See Michigan Laws 333.26283
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • 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.