§ 2-601. Definitions
West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth--GeneralEffective: July 1, 2014
Effective: July 1, 2014
MD Code, Health - General, § 2-601
§ 2-601. Definitions
(b)(1) “Claim” means a request or demand, under a contract or otherwise, for money or other property, whether or not the State has title to the money or property, that is:
(2) “Claim” does not include requests or demands for money or other property that the State through a State health plan or State health program has paid to an individual as compensation for State employment or as an income subsidy with no restrictions on that individual's use of the money or other property.
(c) “Documentary material” includes:
(d) “Employee” means an individual who performs services:
(e) “Employer” means a person or group of persons who, acting directly or indirectly on behalf of another person or group of persons:
(f)(1) “Knowing” or “knowingly” means, with respect to information and without requiring proof of specific intent to defraud, that a person:
(g) “Material” means having a natural tendency to influence or be capable of influencing the payment or receipt of money or other property.
(h) “Obligation” means an established duty, whether or not fixed, arising from:
(j) “Public body” means:
(k) “Retaliatory action” means:
(l)(1) “State health plan” means:
(iii) A private health insurance carrier, health maintenance organization, managed care organization as defined in § 15-101 of this article, health care cooperative or alliance, or another person that provides or contracts to provide health care services that are wholly or partially reimbursed by, or are a required benefit of, a health plan established in accordance with the federal Social Security Act of 1939, as amended, or by the State.
(m) “State health program” means the Medical Assistance Program, the Cigarette Restitution Fund Program, the Developmental Disabilities Administration, the Behavioral Health Administration, the Prevention and Health Promotion Administration, or any other unit of the Department that pays a provider for a service rendered or claimed to have been rendered to a recipient.
(n) “Supervisor” means an individual within an employer's organization who has the authority to:
Added by Acts 2010, c. 4, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2010. Amended by Acts 2014, c. 460, § 1, eff. July 1, 2014.
MD Code, Health - General, § 2-601, MD HEALTH GEN § 2-601
Current with all legislation from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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