4123-6-03.7 MCO participation in the HPP - bureau's authority to decertify, to refuse to certify or recertify an MCO.

(A) Should the administrator determine that sufficient evidence exists that an MCO has failed to comply with applicable workers' compensation statutes, rules governing MCOs, or a provision of a contract between the bureau and the MCO or for any other reason as set forth in rule 4123-6-03.6 of the Administrative Code, the administrator has the authority to decertify, or refuse to certify or recertify an MCO.

(B) In any case where the administrator finds a serious danger to the public health and safety and sets forth specific reasons for such findings, the administrator may immediately decertify an MCO.

(C) Upon a final order of the administrator to decertify, or refuse to recertify an MCO, employees and employers shall not receive services from such MCO pursuant to the HPP.

(D) Upon a final order of the administrator to decertify or refuse to recertify an MCO, any obligation of a provider to provide services under the HPP pursuant to a contract or agreement with such MCO shall be null and void.

Effective: 02/01/2010
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 11/17/2009 and 02/01/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4121.12 , 4121.121 , 4121.30 , 4121.31 , 4123.05
Rule Amplifies: 4121.121 , 4121.44 , 4121.441 , 4123.66
Prior Effective Dates: 2/16/95, 1/1/99