(A) Except as provided in division (B) of this section, the department of job and family services may deny payment to a hospital for direct graduate medical education costs associated with the delivery of services to any medicaid recipient if the hospital refuses without good cause to contract with a managed care organization that serves participants in the care management system established under section 5111.16 of the Revised Code who are required to be enrolled in a managed care organization and the managed care organization serves the area in which the hospital is located.
(B) A hospital is not subject to division (A) of this section if all of the following are the case:
(1) The hospital is located in a county in which participants in the care management system are required before January 1, 2006, to be enrolled in a medicaid managed care organization that is a health insuring corporation.
(2) The hospital has entered into a contract before January 1, 2006, with at least one health insuring corporation serving the participants specified in division (B)(1) of this section.
(3) The hospital remains under contract with at least one health insuring corporation serving participants in the care management system who are required to be enrolled in a health insuring corporation.
(C) The director of job and family services shall specify in the rules adopted under section 5111.19 of the Revised Code what constitutes good cause for a hospital to refuse to contract with a managed care organization.
Effective Date: 06-30-2005