(A) "Non-emergency transportation (NET)" is a statewide program that is administered by the county department of job and family services (CDJFS) in accordance with Chapter 5101:3-24 of the Administrative Code. NET was formerly the enhanced medicaid transportation (EMT) program. Any reference to the EMT program now refers to NET. NET is the provision of transport:
(1) For medicaid eligible consumers whose:
(a) Medicaid eligibility has been determined in accordance with Chapters 5101:1-37 to 5101:1-42 of the Administrative Code.
(b) Transportation cannot be provided or arranged through other medicaid transportation or community resources.
(2) To and from medicaid providers who meet provider participation requirements in accordance with Chapter 5101:3 of the Administrative Code who are providing medicaid covered service(s). A "medicaid covered service" is a reimbursable service in accordance with Chapters 5101:3-1 to 5101:3-56 of the Administrative Code excluding Chapters 5101:3-15 and 5101:3-24 of the Administrative Code.
(3) That is the most cost-effective mode(s) of transportation that addresses the consumer's medical condition and timeliness concerns.
(4) Only to medicaid covered services that are within the consumer's community as defined in rule 5101:3-24-03 of the Administrative Code, unless the specific service is not available within the community.
(B) The CDJFS must implement the provisions of Chapter 5101:3-24 of the Administrative Code with all nondiscriminatory requirements in accordance with rule 5101:9-2-01 of the Administrative Code.
Replaces: Part of 5101:3-24-01, 5101:3-24-03, 5101:3-24-04, 5101:3-24-05, 5101:3-24-06
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 01/01/2011
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 5111.02
Rule Amplifies: 5111.01, 5111.02
Prior Effective Dates: 5/5/88 (Emer), 8/6/88, 1/1/89, 12/31/90, 8/26/00, 1/1/94