Oregon Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division
(1) “Authority” means the Oregon Health Authority(2) “Carrier” has the meaning given to that term under ORS 743B.005 (Definitions). (3) “Community” means a geographic region, county, tribe or other group of individuals living in proximity. (4) “Community lead” means a local public health authority, early learning hub, or tribe that is designated by the Authority to serve as the coordinating entity for the newborn nurse home visiting program in a specified community.(5) “Comprehensive newborn nurse home visit” means a home visit where a comprehensive, defined set of assessments and activities must be completed as described in OAR 333-006-0120 (Visit and Service Requirements). (6) “Early learning hub” means any entity designated by regional partners to coordinate early learning services, as determined by rules adopted by the Early Learning Council under ORS 417.827 (Early Learning Hubs).(7) “Families with newborns” or “families” means all families caring for newborns up to the age of six months, including foster and adoptive newborns. (8) “Health benefit plan” has the meaning given to that term under ORS 743B.005 (Definitions). (9) "Newborn nursehome visiting services provider“ or ”certified provider" meansa person or LPHA certified by the Authority to provide newborn nurse home visiting services.(10) “Home visitor” means an individual who provides newborn nurse home visiting services on behalf of a newborn nurse home visiting services provider. (11) “Identified community” means the community that the community lead is designated to coordinate the newborn nurse home visiting services for. (12) “Local public health authority” or “LPHA” has the meaning given that term in ORS 431.003 (Definitions).(13) “Newborn nurse home visiting services” or “services” means the services described in these rules provided to families with newborns.(14) “Other home visiting provider” means a provider of any home visiting services serving pregnant women and families with young children and may include newborn nurse home visiting services providers. (15) “Newborn Nurse Home Visiting Program” or “program” means the statewide program that families with newborns may voluntarily participate in to receive newborn nurse home visiting services. Newborn nurse home visiting services providers provide services through the program and community leads coordinate the provision of the program in the identified community. (16) “Support newborn home visit” means a home visit to complete defined set of assessments and activities or address a specific nurse or family-identified need. (17) “These rules” means OAR 333-006-0000 (Purpose) to 333-006-0160 (Health Benefit Plans Reporting Requirements).