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  • AIDS home care program: means a coordinated plan of care and services provided at home to persons who are medically eligible for placement in a hospital or residential health care facility and who (a) are diagnosed by a physician as having acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS), or (b) are deemed by a physician, within his judgment, to be infected with the etiologic agent of acquired immune deficiency syndrome, and who has an illness, infirmity or disability which can be reasonably ascertained to be associated with such infection. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 9-117
  • approved program: means a program for the education of physician assistants which has been formally approved by the education department. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 9-150
  • Board: shall mean the medical equipment service agency advisory board created by section thirty-six hundred fifty-five of this article. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 9-143
  • Certified home health agency: means a home care services agency which possesses a valid certificate of approval issued pursuant to the provisions of this article, or a residential health care facility or hospital possessing a valid operating certificate issued under article twenty-eight of this chapter which is authorized under section thirty-six hundred ten of this article to provide a long term home health care program. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 9-117
  • Change in level of assessment: means the net percentage increase or decrease in the assessed valuation of all taxable real property in an assessing unit from one final assessment roll to the next, other than increases or decreases in the assessed valuation of special franchises, transportation properties of railroads subject to a ceiling assessment, wholly exempt properties, and other than increases or decreases in value attributable to physical or quantity changes in the property. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 1220
  • Change in level of assessment factor: means a multiplication factor which represents the change in level of assessment. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 1220
  • Construction: means the addition or deletion of services offered; a change in the agency's geographic service area; the erection, building, or substantial acquisition or alteration of a physical structure or equipment; or a substantial change in the method of providing services. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 9-117
  • delinquent tax: include any unpaid tax or other charge against lands owned by the state. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 1102
  • DNA: means deoxyribonucleic acid. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 9-101
  • Enforcing officer: means any elected or appointed officer of any tax district empowered or charged by law to enforce the collection of tax liens on real property; provided, however, that (a) where no law provides otherwise, the enforcing officer shall be (i) in a county which is a tax district, the county treasurer or commissioner of finance, (ii) in a city which is a tax district, the official so empowered or charged by the city charter, (iii) in a village which is a tax district, the village treasurer, and (iv) in a town which is a tax district, the town supervisor; and (b) when the duties and powers of an "enforcing officer" are vested in two or more elected or appointed officials, the governing body of the tax district shall designate which of such officials shall act as enforcing officer for the purposes set forth in this article. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 1102
  • Government funds: means funds provided under the provisions of title eleven of article five of the social services law. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 9-117
  • Home care services: means one or more of the following services provided to persons at home: (a) those services provided by a home care services agency; (b) home health aide services; (c) personal care services; (d) homemaker services; (e) housekeeper or chore services. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 9-117
  • Home care services agency: means an organization primarily engaged in arranging and/or providing directly or through contract arrangement one or more of the following: Nursing services, home health aide services, and other therapeutic and related services which may include, but shall not be limited to, physical, speech and occupational therapy, nutritional services, medical social services, personal care services, homemaker services, and housekeeper or chore services, which may be of a preventive, therapeutic, rehabilitative, health guidance, and/or supportive nature to persons at home. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 9-117
  • Home health aide services: means simple health care tasks, personal hygiene services, housekeeping tasks essential to the patient's health and other related supportive services. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 9-117
  • Home medical equipment: shall mean technologically sophisticated medical devices which are used in a home care setting, including but not limited to:

    (a) Oxygen and oxygen delivery systems;

    (b) Ventilation and aspiration devices;

    (c) Respiratory disease management services;

    (d) Electronic and computer driven wheelchairs and seating systems;

    (e) Monitoring devices;

    (f) Transcutaneous electrical nerve simulator (tens) units;

    (g) Low air loss cutaneous pressure management devices;

    (h) Sequential compression devices;

    (i) Obstructive sleep apnea treatment devices; and

    (j) Feeding pumps. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 9-143

  • Home medical equipment services: shall mean the delivery, provision, installation, maintenance and replacement of, or instruction in the use of medical equipment used by an individual requiring such services in their place of residence. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 9-143
  • Hospital: means a hospital as defined in section twenty-eight hundred one of this chapter. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 9-105
  • Hospital: means a hospital as defined in section twenty-eight hundred one of this chapter. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 9-117
  • hospital: means an institution or facility possessing a valid operating certificate issued pursuant to article twenty-eight of this chapter and authorized to employ physician assistants in accordance with rules and regulations of the public health and health planning council. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 9-150
  • hospital: means an institution or facility possessing a valid operating certificate issued pursuant to article twenty-eight of this chapter and authorized to employ specialist assistants in accordance with rules and regulations of the public health and health planning council. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 9-202
  • legal charges: means :

    (a) the cost of the mailing or service of notices required or authorized by this article;

    (b) the cost of publication of notices required or authorized by this title;

    (c) the amount of any interest and penalties imposed by law;

    (d) the cost of recording or filing legal documents required or authorized by this article; and

    (e) the reasonable and necessary cost of any search of the public record required or authorized to satisfy the notice requirements of this article, and the reasonable and necessary expenses for legal services of a tax district in connection with a proceeding to foreclose a tax lien; provided, that: (i) a charge of up to one hundred fifty dollars per parcel shall be deemed reasonable and necessary to cover the combined costs of such searches and legal expenses, and such an amount may be charged without substantiation, even if salaried employees of the tax district performed the search or legal services; and (ii) a tax district may charge a greater amount with respect to one or more parcels upon demonstration to the satisfaction of the court having jurisdiction that such greater amount was reasonable and necessary. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 1102

  • Licensed home care services agency: means a home care services agency, issued a license pursuant to section three thousand six hundred five of this chapter. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 9-117
  • Limited home care services agency: means a certified operator of an adult home or an enriched housing program which directly provides: personal care services authorized and provided in accordance with rules and regulations of the department of social services; and the administration of medications and application of sterile dressings by a registered nurse, provided, however, that the services provided by such agency are not services that must be provided to residents of such facilities pursuant to article seven of the social services law and rules and regulations of the department of social services. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 9-117
  • Long term home health care program: means a coordinated plan of care and services provided at home to invalid, infirm, or disabled persons who are medically eligible for placement in a hospital or residential health care facility for an extended period of time if such program were unavailable. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 9-117
  • Marijuana: means marijuana as defined in section thirty-three hundred two of this chapter and shall also include tetrahydrocannabinols or a chemical derivative of tetrahydrocannabinol. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 9-105
  • Material change in level of assessment: means a change in level of assessment of two percent or more in any one year. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 1220
  • Medical equipment service agency: means any person engaged in the business of providing home medical equipment services, whether directly or through a contractual arrangement, to an individual at their place of residence. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 9-143
  • Person: means any individual, corporation, partnership, or legal entity of any kind, or a governmental agency, board or body. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 9-101
  • Person: shall mean an individual, corporation, partnership, joint venture, or any business entity. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 9-110
  • Person: shall mean an individual, corporation, partnership, joint venture, or any business entity. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 9-143
  • Person: means an individual, a corporation (including a foreign corporation and a municipal corporation), a joint stock association, a

    partnership, the state, and any other organization, state, government or county which may lawfully own property in the state. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 1102

  • Personal care services: means services to assist with personal hygiene, dressing, feeding and household tasks essential to the patient's health. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 9-117
  • Physician: means a person licensed to practice medicine in the state of New York including a person authorized to practice medicine in a federal medical facility in the state. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 9-105
  • physician: means a practitioner of medicine licensed to practice medicine pursuant to article one hundred thirty-one of the education law. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 9-150
  • physician assistant: means a person who is licensed as a physician assistant pursuant to section sixty-five hundred forty-one of the education law. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 9-150
  • Recombinant DNA: means DNA molecules which;

    (a) have been formed by joining together DNA segments in a cell-free system and which have the capacity to enter a cell and to replicate in such cell either autonomously or after they have become an integrated part of such cell's genome; or

    (b) are the result of a replication of the DNA molecules described in paragraph (a) of this subdivision. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 9-101

  • Recombinant DNA activity: means the possession of recombinant DNA by any person and any activity undertaken by any person for the production of recombinant DNA. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 9-101
  • Residential health care facility: means a residential health care facility as defined in section twenty-eight hundred one of this chapter. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 9-117
  • specialist assistant: means a person who is registered pursuant to section sixty-five hundred forty-eight of the education law as a specialist assistant for a particular medical speciality as defined by regulations promulgated by the commissioner pursuant to section thirty-seven hundred eleven of this article. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 9-202
  • state hospital review and planning council: shall mean the public health and health planning council. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 9-117
  • Tanning facility: shall mean any establishment where one or more ultraviolet radiation device is used, offered, or made available for use by any human being, for which a fee is charged, directly or indirectly, but shall not include any facility where any such device is used by a qualified health care professional for treatment of medical conditions. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 9-110
  • Tax district: means : (a) a county, other than (i) a county for which the cities and towns enforce delinquent taxes pursuant to the county administrative code, or (ii) a county wholly contained within a city;

    (b) a city, other than a city for which the county enforces delinquent taxes pursuant to the city charter;

    (c) a village, other than a village for which the county enforces delinquent taxes pursuant to section fourteen hundred forty-two of this chapter; or

    (d) a town in a county in which towns enforce delinquent taxes pursuant to the county administrative code. See N.Y. Real Property Tax Law 1102

  • Ultraviolet radiation device: shall mean any equipment which is designed to emit electromagnetic radiation in the wavelength interval of two hundred to four hundred nanometers in air, and which is intended to induce tanning of the human skin through irradiation, including, but not limited to, a sunlamp, tanning booth, or tanning bed. See N.Y. New York City Administrative Code 9-110