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Glossary Terms for Policy 830.120

Health Care Provider
A person who is licensed, certified, registered, or otherwise authorized by the law of this state to provide health care in the ordinary course of business or practice of a profession.
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Serious Health Condition
1. In-patient care in a hospital, hospice, or residential medical care facility, including any period of incapacity or subsequent treatment in connection with or consequent to the inpatient care. 2. A serious health condition involving continuing treatment by a health care provider, including a period of incapacity of more than three consecutive calendar days, and any subsequent treatment or period of incapacity relating to the same condition that also involves treatment two or more times by a health care provider on at least one occasion which results in a regimen of continuing treatment under the supervision of a health care provider. 3. Any period of incapacity due to pregnancy or for prenatal care. 4. Any period of incapacity or treatment for a chronic condition which requires periodic visits for treatment by a health care provider and continues over an extended period of time, including recurring episodes of a single underlying condition, and which may cause an episodic rather than continuing period of incapacity. 5. A period of incapacity which is permanent or long term due to a condition for which treatment may not be effective. The employee or family member must be under the continuing supervision of, but need not be receiving active treatment by, a health care provider. 6. Any period of absence to receive multiple treatments, including any period of recovery, by a health care provider either for restorative surgery after an accident or injury, or for a condition that would likely result in a period of incapacity of more than three consecutive calendar days in the absence of medical intervention or treatment such as cancer, severe arthritis, kidney disease.
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Spouse
Husband or wife as defined or recognized under state law for purposes of marriage in the state where the employee resides.
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Workweek
A regular recurring period of 168 hours beginning at a time determined by the appointing authority and continuing for seven consecutive 24-hour periods.
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