(A) The department of job and family services may enter into contracts with managed care organizations, including health insuring corporations, under which the organizations are authorized to provide, or arrange for the provision of, health care services to medical assistance recipients who are required or permitted to obtain health care services through managed care organizations as part of the care management system established under section 5111.16 of the Revised Code.
(B) The department or its actuary shall base the hospital inpatient capital payment portion of the payment made to managed care organizations on data for services provided to all recipients enrolled in managed care organizations with which the department contracts, as reported by hospitals on relevant cost reports submitted pursuant to rules adopted under this section.
(C) The director of job and family services may adopt rules in accordance with Chapter 119. of the Revised Code to implement this section.
(D) The department of job and family services shall allow a managed care organization to use providers to render care upon completion of the managed care organization's credentialing process.
Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.28,HB 153, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2011.
Effective Date: 06-26-2003; 06-30-2005; 2007 HB119 09-29-2007; 2008 HB125 06-25-2008