Section 82-1.1 - Definitions

Section 82-1.1 Definitions. As used in this subpart, the following words have the following meanings:

(a) "Commissioner" means the State Commissioner of Health.

(b) "Health facilities" shall include, but not be limited to hospitals as defined pursuant to section 2801(1) of the Public Health Law, facilities as defined pursuant to section 1.03(6) of the Mental Hygiene Law (other than community residences), certified home health agencies and long term home health care programs as defined pursuant to article 36 of the Public Health Law, hospices as defined pursuant to article 40 of the Public Health Law, and health maintenance organizations as defined pursuant to article 44 of the Public Health Law.

(c) "Health resources" shall include health services (including the provision of health care to individuals and the administration of health facilities), health professional personnel, and health facilities.

(d) "Provider of health care" means an individual: (1) who is a direct provider of health care (including but not limited to a physician, licensed midwife, dentist, nurse practitioner, licensed nurse, podiatrist, optometrist, physician's assistant, or ancillary personnel employed under the supervision of a physician) and whose primary current activity is the provision of health care to individuals or the administration (including trustees or members of boards of directors) of health facilities in which such care is provided; or (2) who holds a fiduciary position with, or has a fiduciary interest in, any entity which has as its primary purpose the delivery of health care, the conduct of research into or instruction for health professionals in the provision of health care, or the production of or supply of drugs or other articles for individuals or entities for use in the provision of or in research into or instruction in the provision of health care; or (3) who is a professional employee of a health professions school; or (4) who is the spouse of an individual described in paragraphs (1) or (2) or (3) of this subdivision.
 

Effective Date: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2000
Doc Status: 
Complete