Article 1 General Provisions
Article 2 Medically Indigent Assistance Act
Article 3 Child Development Services
Article 4 Intermediate Sanctions for Medicaid Certified Nursing Home Act
Article 5 Gap Assistance Pharmacy Program for Seniors Act
Article 6 Trusts and Medicaid Eligibility
Article 7 Recognition and Designation of Federally Qualified Health Centers, Rural Health Clinics, and Rural Hospitals
Article 8 Medicaid Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee

Terms Used In South Carolina Code > Title 44 > Chapter 6

  • Authorized inspector: means an employee of the Division of Regulatory and Public Service Programs, Clemson University or an employee of a cooperating agency specifically authorized to enforce the provisions of the federal Noxious Weed Act. See South Carolina Code 44-6-610
  • Board of directors: means the board of directors of the corporation created pursuant to this chapter. See South Carolina Code 33-37-10
  • Commission: means the State Crop Pest Commission of South Carolina or any other person to whom authority may be delegated to act in its stead. See South Carolina Code 44-6-610
  • Corporation: means a South Carolina business development corporation created pursuant to this chapter. See South Carolina Code 33-37-10
  • Costs of medical education: means the direct and indirect teaching costs as defined under Medicare. See South Carolina Code 44-6-5
  • Department: means the State Department of Health and Human Services. See South Carolina Code 44-6-5
  • Department: means the Department of Health and Human Services. See South Carolina Code 44-6-400
  • Director: means the Director of the Division of Regulatory and Public Service Programs, Clemson University. See South Carolina Code 44-6-610
  • General hospital: means any hospital licensed as a general hospital by the Department of Health and Environmental Control. See South Carolina Code 44-6-5
  • Medically indigent: means :

    (a) all persons whose gross family income and size falls at or below the federal Community Service Administration guidelines and who meet certain qualifying criteria regarding real property allowance, qualifying services, residency requirements, and other sponsorship, and migrant or seasonal farm workers who have no established domicile in any state; and

    (b) all persons whose gross family income and size falls between one hundred percent and two hundred percent of the Community Service Administration guidelines who meet certain other qualifying criteria regarding real property allowance, qualifying services, residency requirements, and other sponsorship and whose medical bill is sufficiently large in relation to their income and resources to preclude full payment. See South Carolina Code 44-6-5
  • Member: means a financial institution authorized to do business in this State which undertakes to lend money to a corporation created pursuant to this chapter, upon its call and as provided by this chapter. See South Carolina Code 33-37-10
  • Net inpatient charges: means the total gross inpatient charges, minus the unreimbursed cost of medical education and the unreimbursed cost of providing medical care to medically indigent persons. See South Carolina Code 44-6-5
  • Noxious weed: means any living stage of any plant including seed or reproductive parts thereof or parasitic plants or parts thereof which is determined by the State Crop Pest Commission to be directly or indirectly injurious to public health, crops, livestock, or agriculture including, but not limited to, waterways and irrigation canals. See South Carolina Code 44-6-610
  • Nursing home: means a facility subject to licensure as a nursing home by the Department of Health and Environmental Control and subject to the permit provisions of Article 2, Chapter 7 of Title 44 and which has been certified for participation in the Medicaid program or has been dually certified for participation in the Medicaid and Medicare programs. See South Carolina Code 44-6-400
  • Office: means the Office of Research and Statistics of the Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Office. See South Carolina Code 44-6-5
  • Survey agency: means the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control or any other agency designated to conduct compliance surveys of nursing facilities participating in the Title XIX (Medicaid) program. See South Carolina Code 44-6-400
  • Target rate of increase: means the federal market basket index as modified by the South Carolina growth index. See South Carolina Code 44-6-5