5101:2-16-72 Publicly funded child care records review.

(A) Child care providers with a provider agreement pursuant to rule 5101:2-16-44 of the Administrative Code and caretakers determined eligible for publicly funded child care purusant to rule 5101:2-16-30 of the Administrative Code shall cooperate and participate in reviews conducted by the Ohio department of job and family services (ODJFS), the Ohio auditor of state, Ohio inspector general, Ohio attorney general, any entity acting on behalf of ODJFS, or the federal government.

(B) Child care providers shall provide documentation required to be maintained by Chapters 5101:2-12, 5101:2-13, 5101:2-14, 5101:2-16 and 5101:2-18 of the Administrative Code:

(1) Upon request in writing, no later than fifteen days from the date the child care provider was notified of the request.

(2) Immediately for on-site requests.

(C) The following may occur as a result of a child care provider failing to cooperate with a review:

(1) Suspension of the provider agreement entered into with ODJFS pursuant to rule 5101:2-16-44 of the Administrative Code and in accordance with section 5104.37 of the Revised Code.

(2) Termination of the provider agreement entered into with ODJFS pursuant to rule 5101:2-16-44 of the Administrative Code.

(3) Determination of an overpayment for any claims under examination as part of the review.

(D) Child care providers whose provider agreement has been terminated pursuant to this rule shall not re-enter into a provider agreement for a period of five years from the termination date.

(E) Child care providers may complete and submit the JFS 01949 "Request for Appeal of Suspension of Child Care Provider Agreement" (2/2014) to appeal a suspension of a provider agreement. The provider shall submit a completed JFS 01949 within fifteen calendar days from the date the child care provider was notified of this action.

(F) Child care providers may request in writing a reconsideration of any overpayment identified and subject to collection.

(G) The following may occur as a result of a caretaker failing to cooperate with a review:

(1) Termination of child care benefits, as outlined in rule 5101:2-16-35 of the Administrative Code.

(2) Recovery of any identified overpayment, as required by rule 5101:2-16-71 of the Administrative Code.

Effective: 05/04/2014
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 05/01/2019
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 5104.38
Rule Amplifies: 5104.37