As used in this subchapter, the following definitions apply:
(1) "Department" means the department of public health and human services.
(2) "Placement by the department" means placement by the department of a child with multiagency service needs in the custody of the department or committed to the department pursuant to 41-3-403 , 41-3-404 , 41-3-406 , or 41-5-523 , MCA, with an out-of-state provider.
(3) "Out-of-state provider" means a residential treatment program that is an approved Montana medicaid provider of residential treatment or a program which is licensed in its state of residency to provide:
(a) shelter care;
(b) youth group home care;
(c) therapeutic youth group home care;
(d) therapeutic foster care;
(e) residential treatment as a child care agency; or
(f) an equivalent of the care described in this section.
(4) "Child with multiagency service needs" means a child as defined in 52-2-301 , MCA.