NRS 449.260

As used in NRS 449.250 to 449.430, inclusive:


“Community mental health center” means a facility providing services for the prevention or diagnosis of mental illness, or care and treatment of patients with mental illness, or rehabilitation of such persons, which services are provided principally for persons residing in a particular community in or near which the facility is situated.


“Construction” includes the construction of new buildings, modernization, expansion, remodeling and alteration of existing buildings, and initial equipment of such buildings, including medical transportation facilities, and includes architects’ fees, but excludes the cost of off-site improvements and, except with respect to public health centers, the cost of the acquisition of the land.


“Facility for persons with intellectual disabilities” means a facility specially designed for the diagnosis, treatment, education, training or custodial care of persons with intellectual disabilities, including facilities for training specialists and sheltered workshops for persons with intellectual disabilities, but only if such workshops are part of facilities which provide or will provide comprehensive services for persons with intellectual disabilities.


“Federal Act” means 42 U.S.C. §§ 291 to 291o-l, inclusive, and 300k to 300t, inclusive, and any other federal law providing for or applicable to the provision of assistance for health facilities.


“Federal agency” means the federal department, agency or official designated by law, regulation or delegation of authority to administer the Federal Act.


“Health facility” includes a public health center, hospital, facility for hospice care, facility for persons with intellectual disabilities, community mental health center, and other facility to provide diagnosis, treatment, care, rehabilitation, training or related services to persons with physical or mental impairments, including diagnostic or diagnostic and treatment centers, rehabilitation facilities and nursing homes, as those terms are defined in the Federal Act, and such other facilities for which federal aid may be authorized under the Federal Act, but, except for facilities for persons with intellectual disabilities, does not include any facility furnishing primarily domiciliary care.


“Nonprofit health facility” means any health facility owned and operated by a corporation or association, no part of the net earnings of which inures or may lawfully inure to the benefit of any private shareholder or natural person.


“Public health center” means a publicly owned facility for the provision of public health services, including related facilities such as laboratories, clinics and administrative offices operated in connection with public health centers.


“State Department” means the Department of Health and Human Services, acting through its appropriate divisions.

Source: Section 449.260 — Definitions., https://www.­leg.­state.­nv.­us/NRS/NRS-449.­html#NRS449Sec260.

Last Updated

Jun. 24, 2021

§ 449.260’s source at nv​.us