Definitions for "State plan"
a policy document that describes the mission and goals of a state as well as how the state will promote, coordinate and support national and community service.
A state's Medicaid program, federally approved under Title XIX of the Social Security Act. The state plan defines which services will be covered and terms of eligibility for different types of services. While states must include certain basic services and eligibility standards in their Medicaid program, the term "state plan" often refers specifically to those other services and eligibility standards that are optional (examples: ambulance, physical therapy, prescribed drugs). In addition to basic and optional state plan services, there are other home and community-based services that require special federal approval in the form of a waiver from the regular terms of the Social Security Act. (See "Waivers.")
the comprehensive statement submitted by the State Department to the Department of Health and Human Services describing the nature and scope of its Child Support Enforcement Program and giving assurance that it will be administered in conformity with the specific requirements stipulated in Title IV-D of the Social Security Act and other official issuances of Health and Human Services.
Usually refers to a document prepared by the Department as a condition for receipt of Federal funds; often a compliance document or a record of policy and procedure.
Document developed by a state agency, based on guidelines from and to be approved by Federal agency, in order to insure that (1) funds flow to state and/or (2) that state is in compliance with regulations.