(A) The Ohio department of aging (ODA) is responsible for the daily administration of the choices (HCBS) waiver. ODA will administer the waiver pursuant to an interagency agreement with the Ohio department of job and family services (ODJFS), in accordance with section 5111.91 of the Revised Code.
(B) The choices waiver provides HCBS to persons aged sixty and over who reside in the service area defined in the approved 1915(c) waiver for the choices program and who require intermediate level of care as set forth in rule 5101:3-3-06 of the Administrative Code or skilled care level of care as set forth in rule 5101:3-3-05 of the Administrative Code and are enrolled in the waiver.
(1) The choices HCBS waiver services and program eligibility criteria are set forth in Chapter 5101:3-32 of the Administrative Code.
(2) The maximum allowable reimbursement rates for choices HCBS waiver program services are listed in appendix A to this rule and are effective on July 1, 2011.
(3) Choices HCBS reimbursement must be provided in accordance with paragraphs (A) to (C) of rule 5101:3-1-60 of the Administrative Code.
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 07/14/2011 and 09/01/2016
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 5111.85
Rule Amplifies: 5111.85, 173.403
Prior Effective Dates: 1/1/04, 7/1/05, 7/1/06, 7/1/07, 7/2/07 (Emer.), 10/1/07, 7/1/08 (Emer.), 7/1/11 (Emer.)