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The 2009 Florida Statutes

Title XXX
SOCIAL WELFARE
Chapter 430
ELDERLY AFFAIRS
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Section 430.703, Florida Statutes 2009

430.703  Definitions.--As used in this act, the term:

(1)  "Agency" means the Agency for Health Care Administration.

(2)  "Community diversion" means a strategy that places participants in the most appropriate care settings and provides comprehensive home and community-based services of sufficient quantity, type, and duration to prevent or delay the need for long-term placement in a nursing facility.

(3)  "Community diversion pilot project" means any pilot service delivery system that places participants in the most appropriate care settings and provides comprehensive home and community-based services of sufficient quantity, type, and duration to prevent or delay the need for long-term placement in a nursing facility.

(4)  "Community diversion pilot project area" means a geographic area selected by the department where the department will conduct a community diversion pilot project.

(5)  "Department" means the Department of Elderly Affairs.

(6)  "Managed care organization" means an entity that meets the requirements of the Office of Insurance Regulation of the Financial Services Commission for operation as a health maintenance organization and meets the qualifications for participation as a managed care organization established by the agency and the office.

(7)  "Other qualified provider" means an entity licensed under chapter 400 or chapter 429 that demonstrates a long-term care continuum and meets all requirements pursuant to an interagency agreement between the agency and the department.

(8)  "Participant" means an individual enrolled in a community diversion pilot project.

History.--s. 3, ch. 97-87; s. 23, ch. 2000-163; s. 465, ch. 2003-261; s. 10, ch. 2004-386; s. 88, ch. 2006-197.

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