(A) The Ohio department of job and family services (ODJFS) reimburses the county department of job and family services (CDJFS) for child care non-administrative expenses outlined in this rule through the child care non-administration funding allocation.
(B) This allocation consists of state and federal funds. The catalog of federal domestic assistance (CFDA) number for this allocation is 93.575.
(C) ODJFS distributes this allocation on a federal fiscal year (FFY) basis, October first through September thirtieth.
(D) ODJFS utilizes the following methodology to distribute available funds for this allocation:
(1) Thirty per cent is based on the total county population of children from birth to thirteen years of age that are at or below one hundred per cent of the federal poverty level as compared to the statewide total population of children in the same category, utilizing the most recent available U.S. bureau of census figures.
(2) Thirty per cent is based on the county number of temporary assistance for needy families (TANF) children from birth to thirteen years of age as compared to the statewide total number of children in the same category, utilizing the most recent available state fiscal year (SFY) data from "Client Registry Information System-Enhanced" (CRIS-E).
(3) Thirty per cent is based on the county number of children determined eligible for publicly funded child care as compared to the statewide total number of children in the same category, utilizing the most recent available SFY data from the "Child Care Information Data System" (CCIDS)/3299 payment roster screen.
(4) Ten per cent is based on the county number of certified type B homes as compared to the statewide total in the same category, utilizing the most recent available SFY data from the CCIDS/3299 payment roster screen.
(E) The CDJFS may report the following allowable child care related expenditures:
(1) Shared costs (as allocated in accordance with the ODJFS cost allocation plan);
(2) Eligibility determination and redetermination;
(3) Preparation and participation in judicial hearings;
(4) Recruitment, certification, inspection, reviews, and supervision of child care placements;
(5) Information and referral;
(7) Quality child care ceiling excesses;
(8) Provider monitoring activities;
(9) Establishment and maintenance of computerized childcare information; and
(10) Arrangement, placement, and reporting child care.
(F) The CDJFS shall capture expenditures through the random moment sample (RMS) process as described in rule 5101:9-7-20 of the Administrative Code and report expenditures on the JFS 02827 " Quarterly Financial Statement" (rev. 10/2011) as contained in rule 5101:9-7-29 of the Administrative Code.
(G) Child care provider contracts/purchased services are funded outside of the county allocation process.
(H) CDJFS may apply child care expenditures and draw requests in excess of the child care allocation to TANF funding as follows:
(1) The CDJFS may apply draws and expenditures associated with child care eligibility determinations and other direct expenditures identified as TANF administrative activities as defined in rule 5101:9-6-08.8 of the Administrative Code, to the TANF administration allocation; or,
(2) The CDJFS may apply child care draws and expenditures associated with activities categorized as non-administration, as described in rule 5101:9-6-08 of the Administrative Code to the TANF regular allocation.
(I) The definitions, requirements, and responsibilities contained in rule 5101:9-6-50 of the Administrative Code are applicable to this rule.
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 12/30/2014
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 5104.42, 5101.02
Rule Amplifies: 5104.42
Prior Effective Dates: 12/20/91, 1/2/96 (Emer), 7/1/96, 11/17/96, 2/17/97, 11/1/97, 1/26/98, 12/11/03, 2/5/06, 9/28/08. 10/1/09 (Emer), 12/30/09, 5/27/10