173.50 PACE administration.

(A) Pursuant to a contract entered into with the department of medicaid as an interagency agreement under section 5162.35 of the Revised Code, the department of aging shall carry out the day-to-day administration of the component of the medicaid program known as the program of all-inclusive care for the elderly or PACE. The department of aging shall carry out its PACE administrative duties in accordance with the provisions of the interagency agreement and all applicable federal laws, including the "Social Security Act," section 1934, 42 U.S.C. 1396u-4 .

(B) To the extent authorized by rules authorized by section 5162.021 of the Revised Code, the director of aging may adopt rules in accordance with Chapter 119. of the Revised Code regarding the PACE program, including rules establishing priorities for enrolling in the program pursuant to section 173.501 of the Revised Code. The rules

shall address only those issues that are not addressed in rules adopted by the medicaid director for the PACE program.

Amended by 130th General Assembly File No. 25, HB 59, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2013.

Amended by 128th General AssemblyFile No.9, HB 1, §101.01, eff. 10/16/2009.

Effective Date: 09-29-2005 .