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The DC Code: § 47-1270 Definitions.

Index47 Taxation, Licensing, Permits, Assessments, and Fees. (Refs & Annos)

For the purposes of this chapter, the term:

1
"Fund" means the Stevie Sellows Quality Improvement Fund established by this chapter.
2
"Gross revenue" means the sum of revenue for provisions of services to consumers with developmental disabilities. For purposes of this chapter, gross revenues does not include charitable contributions or interest income.
3
"Intermediate care facility for persons with intellectual or developmental disabilities" and "ICF-IDD" have the same meaning as under section 1905(d) of the Social Security Act, approved July 30, 1965 (79 Stat. 344; 42 U.S.C. 1396d(d)), but do not include a facility operated by the federal government.
4
"Medicaid" means the medical assistance programs authorized by title XIX of the Social Security Act, approved July 30, 1965 (79 Stat. 343; 42 U.S.C. § 1396 et seq.), and by [§ 1-307.02], and administered by the Department of Health.
5
"Quality of care improvements" means improving the quality of care for consumers with developmental disabilities by efforts to reduce turnover and increase the qualifications of the employees, excluding managers, administrators, and contract employees, such as an increase in salaries or benefits, or an increase in training and educational opportunities.
6
"Resident" means a person receiving services in an ICF-IDD.
7
"Reimbursement methodology" means the prospective Medicaid payment rate system for intermediate care facilities for persons with intellectual disabilities.

Historical and Statutory

Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 19-169 rewrote par. (3); in par. (6), substituted "ICF-IDD" for "ICF-MR"; and, in par. (7), substituted "for persons with intellectual disabilities" for "for the mentally retarded". Prior to amendment, par. (3) read as follows: "(3) 'Intermediate care facility for the mentally retarded' and 'ICF-MR' have the same meaning as under section 1905(d) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C.S. § 1396d(d)), but does not include a facility operated by the federal government." Legislative History of Laws Law 16-68, the "Stevie Sellows Intermediate Care Facility for the Mentally Retarded Quality Improvement Act of 2005", was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 16-170 which was referred to the Committee on Human Services. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on November 1, 2005, and December 6, 2005, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on December 22, 2005, it was assigned Act No. 16-230 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 16-68 became effective on March 8, 2006. Law 19-169, the "People First Respectful Language Modernization Amendment Act of 2012", was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 19-189, which was referred to the Committee on Human Services. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on March 6, 2012, and April 17, 2012, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on May 15, 2012, it was assigned Act No. 19-361 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 19-169 became effective on September 26, 2012. Miscellaneous Notes Section 7067 of D.C. Law 17-219 repealed section 3 of D.C. Law 16-68. Section 35 of D.C. Law 19-169 provides: "Sec. 35. No provision of this act shall impair any right or obligation existing under law." DC CODE § 47-1270 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Mar. 8, 2006, D.C. Law 16-68, § 2(b), 53 DCR 47; Sept. 26, 2012, D.C. Law 19-169, § 33(b)(3), 59 DCR 5567.)