As part of the long-term care consultation program established under section 173.42 of the Revised Code, the department of aging may establish procedures for the conduct of periodic or follow-up long-term care consultations for residents of nursing facilities, including annual or more frequent reassessments of the residents' functional capabilities. If the procedures are established, the department or program administrator shall assign individuals to nursing facilities to serve as care managers within the facilities. The individuals assigned shall be individuals who are certified under section 173.422 of the Revised Code to provide long-term care consultations.
Added by 128th General AssemblyFile No.9, HB 1, §101.01, eff. 10/16/2009.