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Article - Health Occupations




§9–101.

    (a)    In this title the following words have the meanings indicated.

    (b)    “Board” means the State Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators.

    (c)    “License” means, unless the context requires otherwise, a license issued by the Board to practice as a nursing home administrator.

    (d)    “Licensed nursing home administrator” means, unless the context requires otherwise, an individual who is licensed by the Board to practice as a nursing home administrator.

    (e)    “Nursing home” means an institution or part of an institution that:

        (1)    Is a “skilled nursing facility” or an “intermediate care facility” as those terms are defined by federal law and participates in a program under Title XVIII or Title XIX of the Social Security Act; or

        (2)    If it is licensed only by this State, otherwise meets the federal requirements for a “skilled nursing facility” or an “intermediate care facility” as those terms are defined by federal law.

    (f)    “Nursing home administrator” means an individual who administers, manages, or is in general administrative charge of a nursing home whether or not the individual:

        (1)    Has an ownership interest in the nursing home; or

        (2)    Shares duties and functions with other individuals.