HEALTH CARE EMPLOYEE
"Health care employee" means any individual directly or indirectly
employed by, or serving as a volunteer for, a health care employer, who
(A) is involved in direct patient care, or (B) has direct contact with
the patient or the patient's family when (i) collecting or processing
information needed for patient forms and record documentation, or (ii)
escorting or directing the patient or the patient's family on the
premises of the health care employer.
"Health care employer" means any institution, as defined in section
19a-490 of the general statutes, with fifty or more full or part-time
employees. Health care employer includes a facility for the care or
treatment of mentally ill persons or persons with substance abuse
issues, a residential facility for persons with intellectual disability
licensed pursuant to section 17a-227 of the general statutes, and a
community health center, as defined in section 19a-490a of the general
General Statutes § 19a-490q (a) (1) and (2) (applies to § 53a-167c).