(A) As used in this section:
(1) "Department of aging-administered medicaid waiver component" means each of the following:
(a) The medicaid-funded component of the PASSPORT program created under section 173.40 of the Revised Code;
(b) The choices program created under section 173.403 of the Revised Code;
(c) The medicaid-funded component of the assisted living program created under section 5111.89 of the Revised Code.
(2) "PACE program" means the component of the medicaid program the department of aging administers pursuant to section 173.50 of the Revised Code.
(B) If the department of aging determines that there are insufficient funds to enroll all individuals who have applied and been determined eligible for department of aging-administered medicaid waiver components and the PACE program, the department shall establish a unified waiting list for the components and program. Only individuals eligible for a department of aging-administered medicaid waiver component or the PACE program may be placed on the unified waiting list. An individual who may be enrolled in a department of aging-administered medicaid waiver component or the PACE program through a home first component established under section 173.401, 173.501, or 5111.894 of the Revised Code may be so enrolled without being placed on the unified waiting list.
Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.28,HB 153, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2011.
Added by 128th General AssemblyFile No.33,HB 398, §1, eff. 8/31/2010.