(A) To be approved as a medical equipment supplier of orthotics, prosthetics, or wheelchairs, a provider shall meet the requirements of rule 3701-43-02 of the Administrative Code and the following.
(B) If the provider is:
(1) A prosthetist, he or she shall be certified by the "American Board for Certification in Orthotics and Prosthetics";
(2) An orthotist, he or she shall be certified by the "American Board for Certification in Orthotics and Prosthetics" or the "Board for Orthotist Certification";
(3) A prosthetist or orthotist provider providing wheelchairs, the provider shall be capable of maintaining and repairing the wheelchairs on the provider's premises; or
(4) Is neither a prosthetist nor an orthotist, the provider shall possess a certificate of attendance at a seating seminar presented by a major wheelchair manufacturer and be capable of providing maintenance and repair of wheelchairs on the provider's premises.
(C) All orthotic, prosthetic, or wheelchair services provided shall be requested by a physician approved under rule 3701-43-03 of the Administrative Code who is an orthopedic surgeon, physiatrist, neurologist or rheumatologist.
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 05/14/2008 and 05/01/2013
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3701.021
Prior Effective Dates: 12/1/2001, 11/30/03