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65-411. Definitions. As used in this act:

(a) "Secretary" means the secretary of health and environment.

(b) "The federal act" means titles VI and XVI of the United States public health service act (42 U.S.C. 291 et seq.) and any amendments thereto.

(c) "Medical facility" includes public health centers; psychiatric hospitals; health maintenance organizations as defined in K.S.A. 40-3202 and amendments thereto; medical care facilities as defined in K.S.A. 65-425 and amendments thereto; adult care homes, which term shall be limited to nursing facilities and intermediate personal care homes as these terms are defined in K.S.A. 39-923 and amendments thereto; kidney disease treatment centers, including centers not located in a medical care facility; and other facilities as may be designated by the secretary of health, education and welfare for the provision of health care.

(d) "Public health center" means a publicly owned facility for the provision of public health services, including related facilities such as laboratories, clinics and administrative offices operated in connection with public health centers.

(e) "Nonprofit medical facility" means any medical facility owned and operated by one or more nonprofit corporations or associations, no part of the net earnings of which inures, or may lawfully inure, to the benefit of any private shareholder or individual.

(f) "Medical facility project" means a project for the modernization of a medical facility, the construction of a new outpatient or inpatient medical facility or the conversion of an existing medical facility for the provision of new health services.

History: L. 1947, ch. 328, § 2; L. 1955, ch. 286, § 2; L. 1974, ch. 352, § 72; L. 1976, ch. 265, § 2; L. 1978, ch. 235, § 1; L. 1992, ch. 322, § 11; June 4.


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