(1)“Absent day” means a calendar day:
(a)Either the BRS client is:
(A)Enrolled but not physically present in the BRS provider’s program and is not on a transitional visit, or
(B)The BRS client is on a transitional visit and present at 11:59 p.m. at a hosting placement that is a BRS contractor or provider;
(b)The Department’s placement plan is to return the BRS client to the sending BRS provider; and
(c)Where the BRS contractor or BRS provider obtains authorization from the contract administrator to bill the calendar day as an absent day.
(a)An endorsement certifying that the BRS program meets all of the rigorous guidelines for service and quality established by any of the following entities:
(A)The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF),
(B)The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), or
(C)The Council on Accreditation (COA), or
(D)An independent, not for profit accrediting organization approved by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
(b)A provisional endorsement issued by one of the entities in paragraphs (a)(A)-(a)(D) of this rule and conditionally approved by the Department for a period not to exceed 270 days from the date the provisional endorsement is issued.
(3)“Babysitting” means the provision of temporary, occasional care for a BRS client by an individual 18 years of age or older that is:
(a)Ten consecutive hours or less; and
(b)Not overnight care.
(4)“Evidence Based” means an approach to medicine, education, and other disciplines that emphasizes the practical application of the findings of the best available current research.
(5)“Fictive kin” has the same meaning as kith and means an individual who is not related to the BRS client by blood, adoption or marriage but has an emotionally significant relationship with the BRS client that has the characteristics of a family relationship.
(6)“Hosting placement” means the BRS contractor, BRS provider or foster home where the transitional visit is taking place.
(10)“Sending placement” means the BRS contractor or BRS provider where the BRS client is currently enrolled while the BRS client is on a transitional visit.
(11)“Transitional visit” means an overnight visit by the BRS client to a hosting placement for the purpose of facilitating the BRS client’s transition during the last 90 days of placement.
Rule 413-095-0000 — Definitions,