Lawriter - OAC - 5160-2-30 Hospital franchise fee program.

5160-2-30 Hospital franchise fee program.

This rule sets forth the hospital franchise fee assessment applicable for the assessment program year that ends in calendar year 2016, and for each program year thereafter, for the hospital franchise fee program implemented under sections 5168.20 to 5168.28 of the Revised Code.

(A) Definitions

For purposes of the hospital franchise fee program only, ''total facility costs'' are as defined in section 5168.20 of the Revised Code, and also exclude a hospital's costs associated with providing care to recipients of the medicare program as shown on the cost-reporting data used for purposes of determining the hospital's assessment under section 5168.21 of the Revised Code.

(B) Assessment

The amount of each hospital's franchise fee assessment for the assessment program year that ends in calendar year 2016, and for each program year thereafter, shall be two and sixty-six hundredths per cent of the hospital's total facility costs as defined in paragraph (A) of this rule.

(C) Hospitals not enrolled as medicaid providers

(1) Hospitals, as defined in section 5168.20 of the Revised Code, that are not enrolled in the medicaid program shall, upon request, submit to the department an electronic copy of the hospital's medicare cost report (CMS 2552-10) or audited financial statements for the period described in section 5168.21 of the Revised Code.

(2) Hospitals not enrolled as medicaid providers shall be assessed a hospital franchise fee as described in paragraph (B) of this rule.

(3) Each hospital that is not enrolled as a medicaid provider shall pay the assessment according to a schedule established by the department at the time the department mails its written notice of the final determination of the hospital's assessment.



Effective: 3/28/2016
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 01/12/2016 and 03/28/2021
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 5164.02, 5168.26
Rule Amplifies: 5168.20, 5168.21, 5168.22, 5168.23, 5168.24, 5168.25, 5168.26 , 5168.27, 5168.28
Prior Effective Dates: 10/14/10 (Emer), 1/1/11, 9/29/11 (Emer), 12/28/11, 5/9/13 (Emer), 7/29/13, 2/24/14, 4/30/15