Arizona Administrative Code
Title 9 - HEALTH SERVICES
Chapter 1 - DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES - ADMINISTRATION
Article 6 - PER CAPITA MATCHING FUNDS
Section R9-1-601 - Definitions

Universal Citation: AZ Admin Code R 9-1-601

Current through Register Vol. 30, No. 12, March 22, 2024

In this Article, unless otherwise specified:

1. "Application" means the information and documents submitted to the Department by a local health department to obtain approval from the Department to receive funds through a Per Capita Matching Grant.

2. "Business hours" means the specific time period during a day in which a local health department is open to provide local health department services.

3. "Clinical services" means activities performed by a local health department that are:

a. Provided to an individual within a local health department building or at a location specified by the local health department, and

b. Intended to provide medical or nursing services to the individual.

4. "Communicable disease" means the same as in A.A.C. R9-6-101.

5. "Communicable disease control services" means activities intended to identify, prevent, or reduce the incidence, spread, or severity of communicable diseases.

6. "Department" means the Arizona Department of Health Services.

7. "Designated service area" means a geographical section of Arizona, specified by a local health department, in which local health department services are provided.

8. "Direction" means the same as in A.R.S. § 36-401.

9. "Electronic" means the same as in A.R.S. § 44-7002.

10. "Environmental health services" means activities intended to identify, prevent, or reduce the exposure of an individual to substances or conditions in air, water, food, soil, or objects with which the individuals may come into contact, which may adversely impact human health.

11. "Epidemiologic investigation" means the same as in A.A.C. R9-6-101.

12. "Health education" means supplying oral or written information to an individual or a group of individuals for the purpose of enabling the individual or group of individuals to attain or maintain optimal health.

13. "High-risk population" means individuals in a designated service area who have medical, social, financial, or other problems that increase the chances that the individuals will need more help than most other individuals in order to maintain or attain optimal health.

14. "Immunization" means the same as in A.R.S. § 36-671.

15. "Local health department" means the same as in A.R.S. § 36-671.

16. "Local health department services" means activities performed by a local health department within a designated service area that:

a. Are funded in part by a Per Capita Matching Grant;

b. Assist individuals, groups of individuals, and populations to improve health and prevent disease;

c. Address:
i. Communicable disease control services,

ii. Maternal and child health services, or

iii. Environmental health services; and

d. Include activities such as:
i. Providing public health nursing services;

ii. Providing clinical services to individuals;

iii. Providing health education;

iv. Performing epidemiologic investigations;

v. Planning for public health emergencies and mobilizing community resources during emergencies;

vi. Assisting individuals to access state or federal health programs;

vii. Coordinating local services concerning nutrition, health-related services, financial assistance with health-related expenses, or other services needed by an individual;

viii. Serving as a resource for local programs; and

ix. Evaluating the effects of activities and services provided by the local health department.

17. "Maternal and child health services" means activities, such as those specified in A.R.S. § 36-132, that are intended to promote the health of women and children.

18. "Medical services" means the same as in A.R.S. § 36401.

19. "Modification" means a change to the local health department services identified in a local health department's narrative plan, as specified in R9-1-602(A)(1)(b).

20. "Nursing services" means the same as in A.R.S. § 36401.

21. "Per Capita Matching Grant" means an allocation of funds by the Department to a local health department as provided in A.R.S. § 36-189.

22. "Population" means a group of individuals who share a specific characteristic or set of characteristics.

23. "Public health emergency" means any local emergency, as defined in A.R.S. § 26-301, that may affect the health of individuals or populations within a designated service area.

24. "Public health nursing services" means activities performed by a local health department within a designated service area that include:

a. Assessing the health and health needs of individuals and populations;

b. Developing and administering nursing services to meet the health needs of high-risk populations;

c. Evaluating the effects of nursing services on the health of an individual or a population;

d. Coordinating nursing or medical services for an individual or a population;

e. During planning for public health emergencies, recommending strategies to meet the health needs of individuals and high-risk populations; and

f. Performing nursing services in response to public health emergencies.

25. "Registered nurse" means an individual licensed under A.R.S. Title 32, Chapter 15, Article 2, to practice professional nursing, as defined in A.R.S. § 32-1601.

26. "Registered sanitarian" means an individual who meets the requirements for a registered sanitarian specified in A.R.S. § 36-136.01 and 9 A.A.C. 16, Article 4.

27. "Service population" means the specific group of individuals who are eligible to receive local health department services from a local health department.

28. "State fiscal year" means the period from July 1 of one year through June 30 of the following year.

29. "Submit" means to send a document from a local health department to the Department by mail, electronically, or by an express package delivery service.

30. "Supervision" means the same as in A.R.S. § 36-401.

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