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68-935. Terms, defined.For purposes of the False Medicaid Claims Act:(1) Attorney General means the Attorney General, the office of the Attorney General, or a designee of the Attorney General;(2) Claim means any request or demand, whether under a contract or otherwise, for money or property that is made to a contractor, grantee, provider, or other recipient if the state provides any portion of the money or property that is requested or demanded or if the government will reimburse the contractor, grantee, or other recipient for any portion of the money or property that is requested or demanded, whether or not the state pays any portion of such request or demand;(3) Good or service includes (a) any particular item, device, medical supply, or service claimed to have been provided to a recipient and listed in an itemized claim for payment and (b) any entry in the cost report, books of account, or other documents supporting such good or service;(4) Knowing or knowingly means that a person, with respect to information:(a) Has actual knowledge of such information;(b) Acts in deliberate ignorance of the truth or falsity of such information; or(c) Acts in reckless disregard of the truth or falsity of such information;(5) Person means any body politic or corporate, society, community, the public generally, individual, partnership, limited liability company, joint-stock company, or association; and(6) Recipient means an individual who is eligible to receive goods or services for which payment may be made under the medical assistance program. SourceLaws 1996, LB 1155, § 68; R.S.1943, (2003), § 68-1037.02; Laws 2004, LB 1084, § 2; R.S.Supp.,2004, § 68-1074; Laws 2006, LB 1248, § 35.