4765-5-02 Criteria for eligibility.

(A) The division shall recommend approval of grant awards for applicants who are eligible to be grantees pursuant to section 4765.07 of the Revised Code and this chapter.

(B) Eligible grantees are limited to the following:

(1) Ohio-based EMS organizations with the main responsibility of providing continuous emergency medical services to an Ohio community pursuant to requests and/or calls from the public for emergency medical service response. Such EMS organizations must also meet one of the following:

(a) The EMS organization must be established or operated by a township, municipality, village, city, county, joint fire district, joint ambulance district, or joint township fire district within the state;

(b) The EMS organization must provide services, pursuant to a contract , memorandum of understanding, or memorandum of agreement, to a township, municipality, village, city, county, joint fire district, joint ambulance district, or joint township fire district within the state.

(2) Entities that meet the requirements of division (A)(2), (A)(3), (A)(4), or (A)(5) of section 4765.07 of the Revised Code.

(C) Grant applicants must provide to the division documentation of eligibility in accordance with the grant application form.

(D) Eligible grantees must comply with all applicable provisions of Chapter 4765. and Chapter 4766. of the Revised Code and this chapter.

(E) An EMS organization's failure to report as required under section 4765.06 of the Revised Code and Chapter 4765-4 of the Administrative Code may result in ineligibility status for purposes of the emergency medical services grant program established under section 4765.07 of the Revised Code and as provided in this chapter.

(F) If an EMS organization's medical director fails to meet the minimum qualifications established in rule 4765-3-05 of the Administrative Code, the EMS organization may be ineligible for the grant program established under section 4765.07 of the Revised Code and as provided in this chapter.

(G) An EMS organization must confirm the designated medical director's qualifications as established in rule 4765-3-05 of the Administrative Code. An organization's failure to report these qualifications or changes to the medical director's qualifications may result in its ineligibility for the grant program established under section 4765.07 of the Revised Code and as provided in this chapter.

Effective: 1/15/2017
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 10/28/2016 and 11/30/2021
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4765.06, 4765.07, 4765.11, 4766.03
Rule Amplifies: 4765.06, 4765.07
Prior Effective Dates: 10/01/95, 02/22/99, 06/29/01, 01/13/02, 12/30/04, 12/29/08, 02/06/12