Topics U

Topics U:

Uniform Fee System

Uniform methods and procedures administered by the Department for charging fees for social services and mental hygiene services, including fees for residential care, on the basis of the client's, spouse's or parent's ability to pay. See also Chapter HFS 1 rules.

Universal Precautions

Precautionary measures to be taken by health care workers in regard to blood and other body fluids when caring for patients, as recommended by the U.S. Public Health Service's Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to prevent transmission of HIV and other blood-borne and body fluid-borne infections. See OSHA standard for occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens, 29 CFR 1810.1030.

UPC

Uniform placement criteria for AODA services.

USDA

U.S. Department of Agriculture.