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§1519.1.  Definitions

As used in this Subpart, the terms defined in this Section shall have the meanings herein given to them, except where the context clearly indicates otherwise.

(1)  "Academic health center" means an organization that has a medical school, one or more other health professional schools or programs, and one or more affiliated teaching hospitals.

(2)  "Administrative board" means the administrative board for the Medical Center of Louisiana at New Orleans created by cooperative endeavor agreement pursuant to R.S. 17:1519.9.

(3)  "Board" means the Board of Supervisors of Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College.

(4)  "Chancellor" means either the chancellor of the LSU Health Sciences Center at New Orleans or the chancellor of the LSU Health Sciences Center at Shreveport. "Chancellors" means both such chancellors.

(5)  "Health care services division" or "division" means the organizational unit of the LSU Health Sciences Center at New Orleans comprised of the hospitals and administrative personnel immediately responsible for the operation of the division.

(6)  "Huey P. Long Medical Center" means the Huey P. Long Medical Center and any facilities owned or leased by the board to provide services formerly or currently provided by the hospital.

(7)  "LSU Health Sciences Center" and "LSU HSC" mean the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at New Orleans or the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at Shreveport. "LSU Health Sciences Center at New Orleans" and "LSU HSC-NO" mean the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at New Orleans. "LSU Health Sciences Center-Shreveport" and "LSU HSC-S" mean the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at Shreveport.

(8)  "LSU HSC hospitals" means the health care institutions set forth in R.S. 17:1519.2(B), together with all programs and facilities thereof. "LSU HSC-NO hospitals" means all the health care institutions set forth in R.S. 17:1519.2(B)(1), together with all the programs and facilities thereof.

(9)  "LSU HSC-S hospitals" means all the health care institutions set forth in R.S. 17:1519.2(B)(3), together with all the programs and facilities thereof.

(10)  "Medical Center of Louisiana at New Orleans" means Charity Hospital and the Medical Center of Louisiana at New Orleans including University Hospital at New Orleans.

(11)  "University Hospital Shreveport" means Louisiana State University Hospital Shreveport, which merged with the LSU Health Sciences Center at Shreveport pursuant to R.S. 17:1517.

(12)  "Medically indigent" means any person whose income is below two hundred percent of the federal poverty level and who is uninsured.

Acts 1997, No. 3, §1, eff. July 1, 1997; Acts 1999, No. 802, §1, eff. July 2, 1999; Acts 2003, No. 872, §2, eff. July 1, 2003; Acts 2003, No. 906, §1, eff. July 1, 2003; Acts 2007, No. 220, §1, eff. July 2, 2007.

NOTE:  See Acts 2003, No. 872, §3, relative to provisions of Acts 2003, No. 906, superceding Act 872 to the extent in conflict.

NOTE:  See R.S. 17:1519(5) as amended by Acts 2003, No. 872, §1, and repeal of R.S. 17:1519.1(B)(4) in Acts 2003, No. 872, §2, all superceded by Acts 2003, No. 906, as provided in Acts 2003, No. 872, §3.



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