Section: Consultation with governing body
1. For the purposes of this act:
a. "Certified trained personnel" means that the one or more individuals directly providing mobility assistance vehicle services shall possess and carry upon his person a current certificate of completion of an advanced medical training course, as determined by the Commissioner of Health and Senior Services.
b. "Division" means the Division of Medical Assistance and Health Services in the Department of Human Services.
c. "Mobility assistance vehicle service" means the provision of nonemergency health care transportation, supervised by certified trained personnel, for sick, infirm or otherwise disabled Medicaid recipients who are under the care and supervision of a physician and whose medical condition is not of sufficient magnitude or gravity to require transportation by ambulance, but does require transportation from place to place for medical care and whose use of an alternate form of transportation, such as taxicab, bus, other public conveyance or private vehicle might create a serious risk to life and health.
d. "Medicaid recipient" means any person who is determined to be eligible to receive mobility assistance vehicle services as provided under this act and meets the eligibility requirements pursuant to the "New Jersey Medical Assistance and Health Services Act," P.L.1968, c. 413.
e. "Provider" means any person, public or private institution, agency or business concern lawfully providing mobility assistance vehicle services authorized under this act.
L.1981,c.134,s.1; amended 1997, c.102, s.1.
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