Title: Section 495.2 - Definitions.
(a) Eligible applicant means an operator of an adult home, enriched housing program or residence for adults who has a valid operating certificate from the department and who is providing services to eligible residents in compliance with applicable statutes and regulations governing the operation of such facility.
(b) Eligible resident means an individual in receipt of Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or Home Relief (HR) benefits and who resides in an adult home, enriched housing program or residence for adults.
(c) Application means the process and forms for submitting prescribed data and information to the department in order to participate in the Quality Incentive Payment Program.
(d) Quality incentive payment program means a grant program whereby the department issues a payment to each eligible operator of an adult home, residence for adults or enriched housing program who is in compliance with applicable statutes and regulations. Such payment is based on the number of individuals in receipt of SSI or HR benefits residing in such a facility.
(e) Department means the New York State Department of Social Services.
(f) Operator means the certified operator of an adult home, enriched housing program or residence for adults. *NB Effective until 97/06/04
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