(A) Subject to the availability of funds appropriated to the department of developmental disabilities for medicaid waiver state match, the department shall expend, in fiscal year 2009 and each fiscal year thereafter, not less than the amount appropriated in appropriation item 322-416, medicaid waiver state match, in fiscal year 2008 to do both of the following:
(1) Pay the nonfederal share of medicaid expenditures for home and community-based services that section 5123.047 of the Revised Code requires the department to pay;
(2) Assist county boards of developmental disabilities in paying the nonfederal share of medicaid expenditures for home and community-based services that section 5126.0510 of the Revised Code requires county boards to pay.
(B) The department shall make the expenditures required by division (A)(2) of this section in the form of allocations to county boards or by other means. If the department makes the expenditures in the form of allocations, the process for making the allocations shall conform to a process the department shall establish after consulting with representatives of county boards.
Amended by 128th General Assemblych.127,SB 79, §1, eff. 10/6/2009.
Effective Date: 2007 HB119 07-01-2007