“Caseload standards” means the minimum and maximum number of cases that an employee can reasonably be expected to perform in a normal work month based on the number of cases handled by or the number of different job functions performed by the employee.
“Commission” means the Health and Human Services Commission.
“Executive commissioner” means the executive commissioner of the Health and Human Services Commission.
“Health and human services system” means the system for providing or otherwise administering health and human services in this state by the commission, including through an office or division of the commission or through another entity under the administrative and operational control of the executive commissioner.
“Health and human services agencies” includes the:
Department of Aging and Disability Services;
Department of State Health Services; and
Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services.
“Platform” means the technology, system, software, application, modality, or other method through which a health professional remotely interfaces with a patient when providing a health care service or procedure as a telemedicine medical service or telehealth service.
“Professional caseload standards” means caseload standards that are established or are recommended for establishment for employees of health and human services agencies by management studies conducted for health and human services agencies or by an authority or association, including the Child Welfare League of America, the National Eligibility Workers Association, the National Association of Social Workers, and associations of state health and human services agencies.
“Section 1915(c) waiver program” means a federally funded program of the state under Medicaid that is authorized under Section 1915(c) of the federal Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. Section 1396n(c)).