(A) "Alternative meal service" means a service that sustains a consumer's health by enabling the consumer to procure up to two meals per day from a non-traditional provider, such as a restaurant.
(B) Requirements for an alternative meal service in addition to the conditions of participation under rule 173-39-02 of the Administrative Code:
(1) In general: Each meal that the provider furnishes shall comply with all the requirements for the home-delivered meal service under rule 173-39-02.14 of the Administrative Code, except for the requirements in that rule that pertain to the delivery of the meal.
(2) Provider qualifications:
(a) Only a non-agency provider who is certified under rule 173-39-02 of the Administrative Code shall provide the service.
(b) The provider shall maintain all appropriate vendor licenses.
(C) Unit and rate:
(1) A unit of an alternative meal service is one meal.
(2) The maximum rate allowable for one regular home-delivered meal is listed in rule 5101:3-1-06.1 of the Administrative Code.
Replaces: 173-39- 02.2
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 03/17/2016
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 173.02, 173.391
Rule Amplifies: 173.39, 173.391, 173.403, 173.431
Prior Effective Dates: 03/31/2006