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9525.0900 DEFINITIONS.

Subpart 1.


The terms used in parts 9525.0900 to 9525.1020 have the meanings given to them in this part.

Subp. 2.

Administrative operating costs.

"Administrative operating costs" has the meaning given it in part 9553.0040, subpart 3.

Subp. 2a.

Base allocation.

"Base allocation" means the funds allocated to counties for the provision of semi-independent living services according to the formula in Minnesota Statutes, section 252.275, subdivision 4.

Subp. 3.

Case management.

"Case management" has the meaning given it in part 9525.0004, subpart 3.

Subp. 4.

Case manager.

"Case manager" has the meaning given it in part 9525.0004, subpart 4.

Subp. 5.

[Repealed, 18 SR 506]

Subp. 6.


"Commissioner" means the commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Human Services or the commissioner's designated representative.

Subp. 7.

County board.

"County board" means the county board of commissioners for the county of financial responsibility or its designated representative.

Subp. 8.

County of financial responsibility.

"County of financial responsibility" has the meaning given it in Minnesota Statutes, section 256G.02, subdivision 4.

Subp. 9.


"Department" means the Minnesota Department of Human Services.

Subp. 10.

Host county.

"Host county" means the county in which the services in a person's individual service plan are provided.

Subp. 11.

[Repealed, 18 SR 506; 18 SR 2244]

Subp. 11a.

Individual program plan.

"Individual program plan" has the meaning given it in part 9525.0004, subpart 11.

Subp. 12.

Individual service plan.

"Individual service plan" has the meaning given it in part 9525.0004, subpart 12.

Subp. 13.

Interdisciplinary team.

"Interdisciplinary team" has the meaning given it in part 9525.0015, subpart 15.

Subp. 14.

Intermediate care facility for persons with developmental disabilities or ICF/DD.

"Intermediate care facility for persons with developmental disabilities" or "ICF/DD" means a program licensed to provide services to persons with developmental disabilities under Minnesota Statutes, section 252.28, and a physical plant licensed as a supervised living facility under Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144, which together are certified by the Minnesota Department of Health as an intermediate care facility for persons with developmental disabilities. Unless otherwise stated, the term ICF/DD includes state-operated and community-based facilities.

Subp. 14a.

Legal representative.

"Legal representative" means the parent or parents of a person who is under 18 years of age, a guardian or conservator, or a guardian ad litem who is authorized by the court to make decisions about services for a person.

Subp. 14b.

Living allowance.

"Living allowance" means the provision of funds in the form of cash or a voucher according to part 9525.0950, where other public funds are unavailable, to enable a person eligible to receive semi-independent living services under part 9525.0920 to secure housing.

Subp. 15.

Local matching money.

"Local matching money" means local money made available by a county board for the provision of semi-independent living services.

Subp. 15a.


"Participant" means a person who is receiving semi-independent living services under parts 9525.0900 to 9525.1020.

Subp. 16.

Person with developmental disabilities.

"Person with developmental disabilities" has the meaning given it in part 9525.0016, subpart 2.

Subp. 16a.

Person with a related condition.

"Person with a related condition" has the meaning given in Minnesota Statutes, section 252.27, subdivision 1a.

Subp. 17.


"Provider" means an individual, organization, or agency, including a county board, that provides semi-independent living services and that meets the requirements of part 9525.0930 and Minnesota Statutes, chapter 245B.

Subp. 18.

[Repealed, 18 SR 506]

Subp. 18a.

Residential location.

"Residential location" means the physical site, including the structure, where a participant resides.

Subp. 19.

Semi-independent living services or SILS.

"Semi-independent living services" or "SILS" means services that include training and assistance in:


managing money;


preparing meals;




maintaining personal appearance and hygiene; and


other activities needed to maintain and improve an adult with developmental disabilities capability to live in the community.

Subp. 20.

[Repealed, 18 SR 506]

Subp. 20a.

Targeted allocation.

"Targeted allocation" means funds appropriated by the legislature for special purposes, to be allocated to counties by the commissioner based on proposals submitted by the counties.

Subp. 21.

Unit of service.

"Unit of service" means one hour of semi-independent living services delivered according to the participant's individual program plan as limited in part 9525.0950, subpart 1.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 252.275; 256B.092


10 SR 994; 12 SR 1148; 18 SR 506; 18 SR 2244; L 2005 c 56 s 2; L 2010 c 382 s 86

Published Electronically:

October 16, 2013