3701.925 Applications from primary care practices with educational affiliations.

(A) The patient centered medical home education advisory group shall accept applications for inclusion in the patient centered medical home education pilot project from primary care practices with educational affiliations, as determined by the advisory group, with one or more of the following:

(1) The Boonshoft school of medicine at Wright state university;

(2) The university of Toledo college of medicine;

(3) The northeast Ohio medical university;

(4) The Ohio university college of osteopathic medicine;

(5) The college of nursing at the university of Toledo;

(6) The Wright state university college of nursing and health;

(7) The college of nursing at Kent state university;

(8) The university of Akron college of nursing;

(9) The school of nursing at Ohio university.

(B)

(1) Subject to division (C)(1) of this section, the advisory group shall recommend to the director of health for inclusion in the pilot project not less than the following number of primary care practices led by physicians:

(a) Ten practices affiliated with the Boonshoft school of medicine at Wright state university;

(b) Ten practices affiliated with the university of Toledo college of medicine;

(c) Ten practices affiliated with the northeast Ohio medical university;

(d) Ten practices affiliated with the centers for osteopathic research and education of the Ohio university college of osteopathic medicine.

(2) Subject to division (C)(2) of this section, the advisory group shall recommend to the director of health for inclusion in the pilot project not less than the following number of primary care practices led by advanced practice registered nurses:

(a) One practice affiliated with the college of nursing at the university of Toledo;

(b) One practice affiliated with the Wright state university college of nursing and health;

(c) One practice affiliated with the college of nursing at Kent state university or the university of Akron college of nursing;

(d) One practice affiliated with the school of nursing at Ohio university.

(C)

(1) All of the following apply with respect to the recommendation under division (B)(1) of this section of practices led by physicians:

(a) The advisory group shall strive to recommend practices in such a manner that the pilot project includes a diverse range of primary care specialties, including practices specializing in pediatrics, geriatrics, general internal medicine, or family medicine.

(b) When evaluating an application, the advisory group shall consider the percentage of patients in the practice who are part of a medically underserved population, including medicaid recipients and individuals without health insurance.

(c) The advisory group shall recommend not fewer than six practices that serve rural areas of this state, as those areas are determined by the advisory group.

(d) A member of the advisory group shall abstain from participating in any vote taken regarding the recommendation of a practice if the member would receive any financial benefit from having the practice included in the pilot project.

(2) All of the following apply with respect to the recommendation under division (B)(2) of this section of practices led by advanced practice registered nurses:

(a) When evaluating an application, the advisory group shall consider the percentage of patients in the practice who are part of a medically underserved population, including medicaid recipients and individuals without health insurance.

(b) If the advisory group determines that it has not received an application from a sufficiently qualified practice affiliated with a particular institution specified in division (B)(2) of this section, the advisory group shall make the recommendations required under that division in such a manner that the greatest possible number of those institutions are recommended to be included in the pilot project. To be recommended in this manner, a practice remains subject to the eligibility requirements specified in division (B) of section 3701.926 of the Revised Code. As specified in division (B)(2) of this section, the number of practices recommended for inclusion in the pilot project shall be at least four.

(c) A member of the advisory group shall abstain from participating in any vote taken regarding the recommendation of a practice if the member would receive any financial benefit from having the practice included in the pilot project.

(D) The advisory group shall provide to the director of health copies of all applications received under this section .

Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.194, HB 303, §1, eff. 3/20/2013.

Renumbered from § 185.05 and amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.127, HB 487, §101.01, eff. 9/10/2012.

Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.18, HB 139, §1, eff. 4/29/2011.

Added by 128th General AssemblyFile No.36, HB 198, §1, eff. 9/6/2010.