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  • PART I ADMINISTRATION OF THE GOVERNMENT
  • TITLE II EXECUTIVE AND ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS
    OF THE COMMONWEALTH
  • CHAPTER 19A DEPARTMENT OF ELDER AFFAIRS

Section 1 - Establishment; secretary, powers and duties

Section 2 - Offices of administration and of program planning and management; assistant secretaries

Section 3 - Divisions and administrative units; directors; description of organization, filing

Section 4 - Home care program; needs and services of adult handicapped; powers and duties of secretary

Section 4A - Sliding fee scale for home care services; financial eligibility limits

Section 4B - Aging services access points

Section 4C - Pharmacy outreach program; medication education and intervention resource center; executive office of elder affairs

Section 5 - Citizen advisory boards

Section 6 - Regulations

Section 7 - Acceptance of gifts or grants

Section 8 - Employees; appointments and removal; age restriction

Section 9 - Experts and technical consultants; appointment

Section 10 - Civil service status or tenure of employees

Section 11 - Interagency cooperation

Section 12 - Biennial evaluations of programs and projects; standards, restriction; publication of summaries; annual report

Section 13 - Repealed, 2007, 192, Sec. 3

Section 14 - Definitions applicable to Secs. 14 to 26

Section 15 - Reports of abuse; liability

Section 16 - Protective services system

Section 17 - Protective services agencies; authorized activities

Section 18 - Assessment and evaluation of reports; investigations; arrangement for protective services

Section 19 - Consent to protective services; interference with provision of services

Section 20 - Lack of capacity to consent to protective services; hearings; emergency orders; placement or commitment

Section 21 - Geriatric evaluation process

Section 22 - Financial eligibility guidelines; reimbursements by elderly persons

Section 23 - Records; disclosure; destruction; regulations; penalties

Section 24 - Reports

Section 25 - Rules and regulations

Section 26 - Powers and responsibilities of other departments or agencies

Section 27 - Definitions applicable to Secs. 27 to 35

Section 28 - Long term care ombudsman program; director

Section 29 - Access to consenting residents; purpose of visit

Section 30 - Access to facility by ombudsman or designee; purpose; access to residents’ records

Section 31 - Residents’ records; confidentiality; investigations; notice of actions and findings; notice of abuse

Section 32 - Complaints; investigation and resolution; contracts with local programs

Section 33 - Ombudsman; duties

Section 33A - Liability of ombudsmen; willful interference with duties; retaliation

Section 34 - Rules and regulations

Section 35 - Construction of chapter; interagency cooperation

Section 36 - Eligibility for public assistance programs; reverse mortgage proceeds

Section 37 - Hot lunch program; incorporation into school lunch program

Section 38 - Liability of counselors and coordinators; description of duties and responsibilities

Section 39 - Subsidized catastrophic prescription drug insurance program; department of elder affairs

Section 40 - Prescription drug review commission; membership; recommendations

Section 41 - Veterans Independence Plus Initiative Trust Fund