For purposes of sections 71-2097 to 71-20,101:
(1) Civil penalties include any remedies required under federal law and include the imposition of monetary penalties;
(2) Department means the Department of Health and Human Services;
(3) Federal regulations for participation in the medicaid program means the regulations found in 42 C.F.R. parts 442 and 483, as amended, for participation in the medicaid program under Title XIX of the federal Social Security Act, as amended; and
(4) Nursing facility means any intermediate care facility or nursing facility, as defined in sections 71-420 and 71-424, which receives federal and state funds under Title XIX of the federal Social Security Act, as amended.