173-45-09 Fees.

(A) Consumer guide fee:

(1) For the publication of the guide, ODA shall collect the following annual consumer guide fees from facilities:

(a) From nursing facilities, ODA shall collect six hundred fifty dollars.

(b) From residential care facilities, ODA shall collect three hundred fifty dollars.

(2) Each facility shall pay the consumer guide fee in full to ODA in fewer than thirty days after the date on which ODA mailed the billing statement to the facility.

(3) ODA shall certify to the Ohio attorney general the amount of any payment it does not receive from a facility in fewer than forty-five days after the date on which ODA mailed the billing statement to the facility.

(B) Billing statement: One time, every year, ODA shall bill each facility for the consumer guide fee. In each billing statement, ODA shall include the following:

(1) A description of the time period covered by the billing statement.

(2) A statement indicating that the facility shall pay ODA in fewer than thirty days after the date on which ODA mailed the billing statement to the facility.

(3) A statement indicating that the facility shall make the payment in the form of a check or money order payable to the "Long-Term Care Consumer Guide Fund".

(4) The address to which the facility shall mail the payment.

(5) A statement indicating that ODA may certify to the office of the attorney general for collection any fee that is not paid in fewer than forty-five days after the date on which ODA mailed the billing statement to the facility.

Effective: 8/1/2016
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 04/22/2016 and 08/01/2021
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 173.01, 173.02, 173.49 ; 42 U.S.C. 1396a(a)(9)(D)
Rule Amplifies: 173.48 ; 42 U.S.C. 1396a(a)(9)(D)
Prior Effective Dates: 173-45-13: 01/12/2001, 09/21/2005. 173-45-09: 09/07/2006, 08/30/2010, 09/29/2011