DHS 101.03 Note Note: The plan of care is designed to achieve the recipient's discharge from inpatient status at the earliest possible time.
DHS 101.03(3) (3)“Activities of daily living" means activities relating to the performance of self care, work and leisure or play activities, including dressing, feeding or eating, grooming, mobility and object manipulation.
DHS 101.03(4) (4)“Acute mental illness" means a mental illness which is not of life-long duration, which is severe in degree and causes a substantially diminished level of functioning in the activities of daily living and an inability to cope with the ordinary demands of life, and which may lead to an inability to maintain stable adjustment and independent functioning without short-term treatment.
DHS 101.03(5) (5)“Administrator" means the person who manages a health care facility.
DHS 101.03 Note Note: The administrator should have a bachelor's degree and either experience or specialized training in the administration of health institutions or agencies; or qualifications and experience in one of the professional health disciplines.
DHS 101.03(6) (6)“AFDC" means aid to families with dependent children, a public assistance program under Title IV-A of the Social Security Act of 1935, as amended, and s. 49.19, Stats.
DHS 101.03(7) (7)“AFDC-related person" means a person who meets one of the conditions under s. DHS 103.03 (1) (b).
DHS 101.03(8) (8)“Agency" means the county department of social services, or human services, or a tribal agency which administers income maintenance programs.
DHS 101.03(9) (9)“Ambulatory" means able to walk without personal assistance or mechanical aids, and without difficulty.
DHS 101.03(9m) (9m)“Ambulatory prenatal care" means care and treatment for a pregnant woman and her fetus to protect and promote the woman's health and the healthy development of the fetus.
DHS 101.03(10) (10)“Ambulatory surgical center" means a facility that operates exclusively for the purpose of providing surgical services to patients not requiring hospitalization, and that meets the requirements of s. DHS 105.49.
DHS 101.03(11) (11)“Ancillary cost" means an extraordinary and unique cost incurred by a nursing home or other qualified provider of services or materials furnished to a nursing home resident, which is not included in calculating the nursing home's daily rate but which MA reimburses separately under s. DHS 107.09 (4) (a).
DHS 101.03(12) (12)“ANSI" means American national standards institute.
DHS 101.03(12m) (12m)“AODA day treatment" means alcohol and other drug abuse treatment services provided by a provider certified under s. DHS 105.25 to a recipient who, in the clinical judgement of a qualified treatment professional, is experiencing a problem with alcohol or other drugs and requires intensive services of a prescribed duration, which may include assessment and evaluation, treatment planning, group and individual counseling, recipient education when necessary for effective treatment, and rehabilitative services, to ameliorate or remove the disability and restore effective functioning.
DHS 101.03(13) (13)“AODA treatment services" means alcohol and other drug abuse treatment services provided by a provider certified pursuant to s. DHS 105.22 or 105.23 to assist alcoholics and drug abusers and persons affected by problems related to the abuse of alcohol or drugs.
DHS 101.03 Note Note: Examples of AODA treatment services are client evaluation, orientation and motivation, treatment planning, consultation and referral, client education, individual counseling, group counseling and crisis intervention.
DHS 101.03(14) (14)“Applicant" means a person who directly or through a representative makes application for MA.
DHS 101.03(15) (15)“Application for medical assistance" means the process of completing and signing a department-approved application form by which action a person indicates to the agency authorized to accept the application a desire to receive MA.
DHS 101.03(16) (16)“Approved prescription drug products list" means a list prepared by the U.S. food and drug administration that identifies drug products approved on the basis of safety and effectiveness.
DHS 101.03(17) (17)“Asset limit" means that limit against which nonexempt assets under ch. DHS 103 are compared to determine financial eligibility for MA.
DHS 101.03(17m) (17m)“Assistive listening device" or “ALD" means a personal communication unit for sound amplification. One type of “assistive listening device" is a hearing aid.
DHS 101.03(17r) (17r)“BadgerCare" means the MA-related program established under s. 49.665, Stats.
DHS 101.03(17t) (17t)“BadgerCare fiscal test group" means all members of the BadgerCare group and all persons who are financially responsible for all members of the BadgerCare group who live in the same household as the person for whom they are legally responsible and who are not SSI recipients.
DHS 101.03(17w) (17w)“BadgerCare group" means all persons listed on an application for BadgerCare who meet nonfinancial eligibility requirements.
DHS 101.03(17x) (17x)“Benefits counseling" means counseling that describes the effect of earned income on a person's public benefits and other support services, such as food stamps, housing assistance, supplemental security income, social security disability insurance or medical assistance.
DHS 101.03(18) (18)“Board" means a community mental health board established under s. 51.42, Stats., a developmental disabilities board established under s. 51.437, Stats., or a community human services board established under s. 46.23, Stats.
DHS 101.03(19) (19)“Border-status provider" means a provider located outside of Wisconsin who regularly gives service to Wisconsin recipients and who is certified to participate in MA.
DHS 101.03(20) (20)“Budgetable income" means earned and unearned income that is considered available for determining financial eligibility for MA under s. 49.46 (1) or 49.47 (4), Stats., and ch. DHS 103.
DHS 101.03(22) (22)“Capitation fee" means a fee the department pays periodically to a provider for each recipient enrolled under a contract with the provider for the provision of medical services, whether or not the recipient receives services during the period covered by the fee.
DHS 101.03(22g) (22g)“Caretaker relative" means a person listed in s. 49.19 (1) (a) 2. a., Stats.
DHS 101.03(22m) (22m)“Case management" means activities which help MA recipients and, when appropriate, their families, identify their needs and manage and gain access to necessary medical, social, rehabilitation, vocational, educational and other services. Case management includes assessment, case plan development, and ongoing monitoring and service coordination under s. DHS 107.32.
DHS 101.03(23) (23)“Categorically needy" means the group of persons who meet the nonfinancial and financial eligibility conditions to be eligible for AFDC or SSI.
DHS 101.03(24) (24)“Certified occupational therapist assistant" or “COTA"means a person who meets the requirements of s. DHS 105.28 (2).
DHS 101.03(24m) (24m)“CESA" means a cooperative educational service agency under ch. 116, Stats.
DHS 101.03(25) (25)“Chronic mental illness" means a mental illness which may be of lifelong duration, which is severe in degree and persistent in duration, which causes a substantially diminished level of functioning in the primary activities of daily living and an inability to cope with the ordinary demands of life, and which may lead to an inability to maintain stable adjustment and independent functioning without long-term treatment and support.
DHS 101.03(26) (26)“Claim" means a request from a provider on an approved claim form for payment for services to a recipient.
DHS 101.03(27) (27)“Clinical note" means a dated written notation of contact with a patient by a member of a health care team, which contains a description of signs and symptoms, treatment or drugs given, the patient's reaction and any changes in physical or emotional condition.
DHS 101.03(27g) (27g)“COBRA continuation coverage" has the meaning under 29 CFR 2590.701-2(2).
DHS 101.03(27m) (27m)“Community support program" or “CSP" means a community-based coordinated care and treatment program operated by a provider certified under s. DHS 105.255 to provide mental health and psychosocial rehabilitative services, including case management services, to MA-eligible, chronically mentally ill recipients residing in the community.
DHS 101.03(28) (28)“Compensation received" means the dollar value that can be attached to what is received in return for property and, without limitation by enumeration, that is in one or more of the following forms:
DHS 101.03(28)(b) (b) Other assets such as accounts receivable and promissory notes, both of which must be valid and collectible to be of value, and stocks, bonds, and both land contracts and life estates;
DHS 101.03(28)(c) (c) Discharge of a debt;
DHS 101.03(28)(d) (d) Prepayment of a bona fide and irrevocable contract such as a mortgage, shelter lease or loan, or the prepayment of taxes; or
DHS 101.03(28)(e) (e) Services, for which a valuation equal to the cost of purchase on the open market is assigned.
DHS 101.03 Note Note: The presumption that services and accommodations rendered to each other by the members of a family or other relatives were gratuitous can be rebutted only by direct and positive evidence of a prior express contract for payment.
DHS 101.03(29) (29)“Concurrent review" means the department's informal review of a complaint on the basis of which a fair hearing has been requested, including an investigation into the facts of a recipient's request for a fair hearing, whereby the department attempts to achieve an informal resolution acceptable to the recipient before the fair hearing takes place.
DHS 101.03 Note Note: This review does not preclude the recipient's right to a fair hearing.
DHS 101.03(30) (30)“Conditional eligibility" means eligibility for MA which is conditional upon the applicant or recipient meeting the financial eligibility standards specified in 20 CFR 416.1240 and 416.1242 within a predetermined period of time.
DHS 101.03(31) (31)“Confined to a place of residence" means a recipient's physical medical condition or functional limitation in one or more of the areas listed in s. DHS 134.13 (9) (c), including self-care, understanding and use of language, learning, mobility, self-direction and capacity for independent learning, which:
DHS 101.03(31)(a) (a) Restricts the recipient's ability to leave his or her place of residence except with the aid of a supportive device such as crutches, a cane, a wheelchair or a walker, the assistance of another person or the use of special transportation;
DHS 101.03(31)(b) (b) Is such that leaving the residence is medically contraindicated; or
DHS 101.03(31)(c) (c) Requires a considerable and taxing effort to leave the home for medical services.
DHS 101.03(32) (32)“Consultation" means communication between 2 or more providers concerning the diagnosis or treatment in a given case, which may include, but is not limited to, history-taking examination of the patient, rendering an opinion concerning diagnosis or treatment, or offering service, assistance or advice.
DHS 101.03(33) (33)“Controlling interest or ownership" means that a person:
DHS 101.03(33)(a) (a) Possesses a direct or indirect interest in 5% or more of the issued shares of stock in a corporate entity;
DHS 101.03(33)(b) (b) Is the owner of an interest of 5% or more in any mortgage, deed of trust, note, or other secured obligation;
DHS 101.03(33)(c) (c) Is an officer or director of the corporation; or
DHS 101.03(33)(d) (d) Is a partner in the partnership.
DHS 101.03(33m) (33m)“Convalescent leave" means a resident's temporary release from an institution for mental diseases (IMD) to residency in a community setting, not more frequently than once a year and beginning on the fourth day after release, with the trial period of residence in the community lasting at least 4 days but not longer than 30 days or until the person is permanently discharged from the IMD, whichever occurs first.
DHS 101.03(34) (34)“Corrective shoes" means:
DHS 101.03(34)(a) (a) Surgical straight case shoes for metatarsus adductus;
DHS 101.03(34)(b) (b) Any shoe attached to a brace, not including arch supports, for prosthesis;
DHS 101.03(34)(c) (c) Mismated shoes involving a difference of a full size or more; or
DHS 101.03(34)(d) (d) Shoe modifications for a discrepancy in limb length or a rigid foot deformation.
DHS 101.03(34m) (34m)“Cost-effectiveness" means the cost of paying premiums or purchasing health insurance for a medicaid purchase plan recipient through an employer and the associated administrative cost is likely to be less than or equal to the cost of providing medical assistance.
DHS 101.03(35) (35)“Covered service" means a service, procedure, item or supplies for which MA reimbursement is available, provided to a recipient of MA by an MA-certified provider qualified to provide the particular service, procedure, item or supplies or under the supervision of a certified and qualified provider.
DHS 101.03(36) (36)“Daily nursing home rate" means the amount that a nursing home is reimbursed for providing each day of routine health care services to a recipient who is a patient in the home, determined in accordance with s. 49.45 (6m) (a), Stats.
DHS 101.03(36m) (36m)“Date of account creation" means the date the recipient establishes an independence account with a financial institution.
DHS 101.03(37) (37)“Day treatment" or “day hospital" means a non-residential program in a medically supervised setting that provides case management, medical care, psychotherapy and other therapies, including recreational, physical, occupational and speech therapies, and follow-up services, to alleviate problems related to mental illness or emotional disturbances.
DHS 101.03 Note Note: Day treatment services are provided by an interdisciplinary team on a routine, continuous basis for a scheduled portion of a 24-hour day and may include structural rehabilitative activities including training in basic living skills, interpersonal skills and problem-solving skills.
DHS 101.03(38) (38)“Deeming" means a process by which income and assets are considered available to applicants or recipients for the purpose of determining financial eligibility for MA under s. 49.46 (1) or 49.47 (4), Stats., and ch. DHS 103.
DHS 101.03(39) (39)“Department" means the department of health services.
DHS 101.03(40) (40)“Department-approved occupancy rate" means a rate of nursing home occupancy established by the department and communicated to providers which is used for purposes of determining whether a bed-hold payment may be made to a nursing home.
DHS 101.03(41) (41)“Developmental disability" means intellectual disability or a related condition such as cerebral palsy, epilepsy, or autism, but excluding mental illness and infirmities of aging, which is:
DHS 101.03(41)(a) (a) Manifested before the individual reaches age 22;
DHS 101.03(41)(b) (b) Likely to continue indefinitely; and
DHS 101.03(41)(c) (c) Results in substantial functional limitations in 3 or more of the following areas of major life activity:
DHS 101.03(41)(c)1. 1. Self-care;
DHS 101.03(41)(c)2. 2. Understanding and use of language;
DHS 101.03(41)(c)3. 3. Learning;
DHS 101.03(41)(c)4. 4. Mobility;
DHS 101.03(41)(c)5. 5. Self-direction;
DHS 101.03(41)(c)6. 6. Capacity for independent living; and
DHS 101.03(41)(c)7. 7. Economic self-sufficiency.
DHS 101.03(42) (42)“Differential diagnostic examination" means an examination and assessment of a recipient's emotional and social functioning which includes one or more of the following: neurologic studies, psychological tests and psycho-social assessments.
DHS 101.03(42m) (42m)“Direct deposit" means an electronic transfer of funds from the recipient's financial institution to the medicaid purchase plan or the department's fiscal agent, initiated by the completion of all registration forms deemed necessary by the department, the recipient's financial institution, or the department's fiscal agent and prepared with evidence of authorized consent from all parties involved in the transaction.
DHS 101.03(43) (43)“Direct, immediate, on-premises supervision" means supervision with face-to-face contact between the supervisor and the person being supervised, as necessary, with the supervisor being physically present in the same building when the service is being performed by the person being supervised.
DHS 101.03(44) (44)“Direct services" mean nursing home services that benefit patient recipients on an individual basis rather than a group basis, including physician visits to patients, therapy modalities, drug dispensing, radiology or laboratory services provided by a certified radiology or laboratory unit, oral exams, and physical examinations.“Direct services" are often referred to as billable services, medical services or professional services.
Published under s. 35.93, Stats. Updated on the first day of each month. Entire code is always current. The Register date on each page is the date the chapter was last published.