§16-2C-1. Definitions.
For the purposes of this article:

"Home health services" shall mean and include, but not be limited to, the following services furnished to an individual who is under the care of a physician, such services to be provided on a visiting basis in a place of residence used as the individual's home: (1) Part-time or intermittent nursing care provided by or under the supervision of a registered professional nurse; (2) physical, occupational or speech therapy; (3) medical social services under the direction of a physician; (4) part-time or intermittent services of a home health aide.

"Department" shall mean the state department of health.

"Local boards" shall mean local health boards established pursuant to the provisions of article two or two- a of this chapter.