5124.25 Payment of medicaid rate add-on for outlier services provided for ventilator-dependent residents.

(A) Subject to division (D) of this section, the department of developmental disabilities may pay a medicaid rate add-on to an ICF/IID provider for outlier ICF/IID services the ICF/IID provides to qualifying ventilator-dependent residents on or after the effective date of this section, if the provider applies to the department of developmental disabilities to receive the rate add-on and the department approves the application. The department of developmental disabilities may approve a provider's application if both of the following apply:

(1) The provider submits to the department of developmental disabilities a best practices protocol for providing outlier ICF/IID services under this section and the department of developmental disabilities determines that the protocol is acceptable;

(2) The provider and ICF/IID meet all other eligibility requirements for the rate add-on established in rules authorized by this section.

(B) An ICF/IID that has been approved by the department of developmental disabilities to provider outlier ICF/IID services under this section shall provide the services in accordance with both of the following:

(1) The best practices protocol the department of developmental disabilities determined is acceptable;

(2) Requirements regarding the services established in rules authorized by this section.

(C) To qualify to receive outlier ICF/IID services from an ICF/IID under this section, a resident of the ICF/IID must be a medicaid recipient, be under twenty-two years of age, be dependent on a ventilator, and meet all other eligibility requirements established in rules authorized by this section.

(D) The department of developmental disabilities shall negotiate the amount of the medicaid payment rate add-on, if any, to be paid under this section, or the method by which that amount is to be determined, with the department of medicaid. The department of developmental disabilities shall not pay the rate add-on unless the department of medicaid has approved the amount of the rate add-on or method by which the amount is to be determined.

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