173.55 Waiting list for department of aging-administered medicaid waiver components and the PACE program.

(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 ;

(b) The choices program ;

(c) The medicaid-funded component of the assisted living program .

(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 173.501, 173.521 or 173.542 of the Revised Code may be so enrolled without being placed on the unified waiting list.

History. Renumbered from § 173.404 and amended by 130th General Assembly File No. 25, HB 59, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2013.

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.