5123.197 Initial residential facility license or modification of existing facility license not required in certain instances.

Neither an applicant for an initial residential facility license under section 5123.19 of the Revised Code nor an applicant for a modification of an existing residential facility license under that section is required to obtain approval of a plan for the proposed new residential facility or modification to the existing residential facility pursuant to section 5123.042 of the Revised Code if all of the following apply:

(A) The new residential facility or modification to the existing residential facility is to serve individuals who have diagnoses or special care needs for which a medicaid payment rate is set pursuant to section 5124.152 of the Revised Code;

(B) The medicaid director and director of developmental disabilities determine that there is a need under the medicaid program for the proposed new residential facility or modification to the existing residential facility and that approving the application for the initial residential facility license or modification to the existing residential facility license is fiscally prudent for the medicaid program;

(C) The director of budget and management notifies the medicaid director and director of developmental disabilities that the director of budget and management agrees with the directors' determination under division (B) of this section.

Amended by 130th General Assembly File No. 25, HB 59, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2013.

Added by 128th General AssemblyFile No.9, HB 1, §101.01, eff. 7/17/2009.