5160-1-06.4 Home and community-based services (HCBS) waivers: choices.

(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 medicaid (ODM), in accordance with section 5162.35 of the Revised Code.

(B) The choices waiver provides HCBS to persons aged sixty and over that reside in the service area defined in the approved 1915(c) waiver for the choices program and who require an intermediate or skilled care level of care as set forth in rule 5101:3-3-08 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 September 27, 2013.

(3) Choices HCBS reimbursement must be provided in accordance with of rule 5101:3-1-60 of the Administrative Code.

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Effective: 09/27/2013
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 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.), 9/29/11, 7/1/13 (Emer.)