5101:2-47-04 Intercounty and interstate case management responsibility for foster care maintenance.

(A) The Title IV-E agency that holds legal responsibility as defined in rule 5101:2-47-13 of the Administrative Code for the care and placement of the child retains responsibility for the management of the foster care maintenance (FCM) case regardless of where the biological family is living or where the child is placed.

(B) When legal responsibility for the care and placement is transferred to an agency in another county, the FCM case shall be transferred to the new agency.

(C) When a child receiving FCM moves or is placed from one state to another, Title XIX medicaid services will be provided by the state where the child is placed, and Title XX social services block grant services will be provided by the county where the child is placed. The child's placement must be made in accordance with the requirements of the interstate compact on the placement of children (ICPC) contained in Chapter 5101:2-52 of the Administrative Code.

(D) When a Title IV-E agency places a Title IV-E FCM eligible child in another Ohio county, , the child will be provided with Title XX services by the county where the child is placed , in accordance with that county's Title XX plan.

(E) When legal responsibility for the care and placement of a child is transferred from the Title IV-E agency to a private child placing agency (PCPA), the child is no longer eligible for FCM.

Effective: 06/01/2012
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 01/31/2012 and 06/01/2017
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 5103.03 , 5153.16 , 5101.141
Rule Amplifies: 5103.03 , 5153.16 , 5101.141
Prior Effective Dates: 1/1/83, 4/1/86 (Emer.), 7/1/86, 7/2/87, 5/01/1998, 4/23/2007