4766-3-01 Definitions.

(A) "Ambulette Service" has the same meaning as "nonemergency medical service organization" as defined in division (O) of section 4766.01 of the Revised Code.

(B) "Board" means the Ohio medical transportation board as described in section 4766.02 of the Revised Code.

(C) "Client" means an individual who requires the use of a wheelchair or who is confined to a wheelchair and is transported by an ambulette in order to receive health care services at a health care facility or health practitioner's office in non-emergency circumstances.

(D) "Headquarters" means the location from which a licensee operates and designated by the licensee as the location where the records described in this chapter are maintained or readily available.

(E) "Operate" means to engage in conduct or activity in furtherance of the licensed activity at or from a physical location owned, leased or maintained by the licensee where employees report to work and vehicles or aircraft are stored. Operate also includes the act of receiving a person within Ohio for transportation to a location within Ohio.

(F) "Readily Available" means produced upon demand by the board.

(G) "Reinspection Fee" means a fee required to conduct an inspection as a result of the issuance of a notice of deficiency, also referred to as a notice of non-compliance with a provision of Chapter 4766. of the Revised Code or rule 4766 of the Administrative Code, by the board, or its designee, to a licensee or license applicant, regarding a permitted ambulette or an ambulette for which a permit application is pending.

(H) "Satellite Base" means a physical location other than headquarters from which a licensee operates.

(I) "Service Code" has the same meaning as service number.

(J) "Service Number" means the number assigned to the licensee by the Ohio medical transportation board for the purpose of identifying and validating the service or licensee.

(K) "Temporary Vehicle" means an ambulette issued a temporary permit used to replace a permitted ambulette in accordance with rule 4766-3-12 of the Administrative Code that is out of service until the permitted ambulette is returned to service not to exceed sixty days.

Effective: 04/16/2012
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 04/16/2017
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4766.03
Rule Amplifies: 4766.01