Definitions and Acronyms
(1)“Brokerage” means an entity or distinct operating unit within an existing entity that uses the principles of self-determination to perform the functions associated with planning and implementation of brokerage and support services for individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities.
(2)“Brokerage Director” means the Director of a publicly or privately-operated Brokerage, who is responsible for administration and provision of services according to these rules, or the designee of the Brokerage Director.
(3)“CDDP” means “Community Developmental Disabilities Program”.
(4)“Certificate” means the document issued by the Department to a Brokerage that certifies the Brokerage is eligible to receive state funds for the provision of services under these rules.
(5)“Geographic Service Area” means the area within the state of Oregon where a case management entity is approved to provide developmental disabilities services.
(6)“Policy Oversight Group” means the group that meets the requirements of OAR 411-340-0150 (Standards for Administration and Operations) that is formed to provide individual-based leadership and advice to each Brokerage regarding issues, such as development of policy, evaluation of services, and use of resources.
(7)“Support Services” mean the case management services provided by a personal agent employed by a Brokerage and the services authorized by the Brokerage.
(8)“These Rules” mean the rules in OAR chapter 411, division 340.
Rule 411-340-0020 — Definitions and Acronyms,