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9550.0310 DEFINITIONS.

Subpart 1.

Scope.

For the purpose of parts 9550.0300 to 9550.0370, the following terms have the meanings given them.

Subp. 2.

Commissioner.

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

Subp. 3.

County board.

"County board" means the county board of commissioners in each county. When a human services board or welfare board has been established under Minnesota Statutes, sections 402.02 to 402.10, it shall be considered to be the county board for the purposes of parts 9550.0300 to 9550.0370.

Subp. 4.

Department.

"Department" means the Minnesota Department of Human Services.

Subp. 5.

Local agency.

"Local agency" means the social services agency authorized by the county board to provide community social services.

Subp. 6.

Social service cost pool.

"Social service cost pool" means all direct and indirect costs incurred by local agencies in providing community social services, except costs that are not allocated through the use of the social service time study.

Subp. 7.

Social service time study.

"Social service time study" means the study conducted by the department that measures the portion of local agency staff time spent on various social service activities for the purpose of determining the percentage of administrative costs attributable to social service expenditures that are federally reimbursable.

Subp. 8.

Substitute care.

"Substitute care" means placement in a group home, family foster home, or other publicly supported out-of-home residential facility, including any out-of-home residential facility under contract with the state, county, other political subdivision, or any of their agencies, to provide those services.

Subp. 9.

Title IV-E.

"Title IV-E" means the federal program that reimburses administrative and training costs incurred in providing services under Public Law 96-272 as amended through June 17, 1980.

Subp. 10.

Title IV-E money.

"Title IV-E money" means the federal dollars claimed and received by the department as reimbursement for administrative and training costs incurred by the local agencies under Title IV-E.

Subp. 11.

Title XIX.

"Title XIX" means the federal program that reimburses the costs incurred in providing health care to eligible persons under United States Code, title 42, sections 1396 to 1396p.

Subp. 12.

Title XIX money.

"Title XIX money" means the federal dollars claimed and received by the department under Title XIX as reimbursement for administrative costs incurred by the local agencies in providing social services to medical assistance program recipients.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 256.01; 256.011; 393.07

History:

12 SR 827; L 2003 1Sp14 art 11 s 11

Published Electronically:

October 15, 2013