Nebraska Revised Statute 71-804

Chapter 71 Section 804

71-804.

Terms, defined.

For purposes of the Nebraska Behavioral Health Services Act:

(1) Behavioral health disorder means mental illness or alcoholism, drug abuse, or other addictive disorder;

(2) Behavioral health region means a behavioral health region established in section 71-807;

(3) Behavioral health services means services, including, but not limited to, consumer-provided services, support services, inpatient and outpatient services, and residential and nonresidential services, provided for the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of behavioral health disorders and the rehabilitation and recovery of persons with such disorders;

(4) Community-based behavioral health services or community-based services means behavioral health services that are not provided at a regional center;

(5) Department means the Department of Health and Human Services;

(6) Director means the Director of Behavioral Health;

(7) Division means the Division of Behavioral Health of the department;

(8) Medical assistance program means the program established pursuant to the Medical Assistance Act;

(9) Public behavioral health system means the statewide array of behavioral health services for children and adults provided by the public sector or private sector and supported in whole or in part with funding received and administered by the department, including behavioral health services provided under the medical assistance program;

(10) Regional center means one of the state hospitals for the mentally ill designated in section 83-305; and

(11) Regional center behavioral health services or regional center services means behavioral health services provided at a regional center.

Cross References

  • Medical Assistance Act, see section 68-901.