5124.512 Agreements with entering operators effective at a later date.

(A) The department of medicaid may enter into a provider agreement with an entering operator that goes into effect at 12:01 a.m. on the date determined under division (B) of this section if all of the following are the case:

(1) The department receives a properly completed written notice required by section 5124.51 of the Revised Code.

(2) The department receives, from the entering operator and in accordance with the method specified in rules authorized by section 5124.53 of the Revised Code, a completed application for a provider agreement and all other forms and documents specified in rules adopted under that section.

(3) The department receives, from the exiting operator or owner and in accordance with the method specified in rules authorized by section 5124.53 of the Revised Code, all forms and documents specified in rules adopted under that section.

(4) One or more of the following apply:

(a) The requirement of division (A)(1) of this section is met after the time required by section 5124.51 of the Revised Code;

(b) The requirement of division (A)(2) of this section is met more than ten days after the effective date of the change of operator;

(c) The requirement of division (A)(3) of this section is met more than ten days after the effective date of the change of operator.

(5) The entering operator is eligible to enter into a provider agreement for the ICF/IID as provided in section 5124.06 of the Revised Code.

(B) The department shall determine the date a provider agreement entered into under this section is to go into effect as follows:

(1) The effective date shall give the department sufficient time to process the change of operator and give the department sufficient time to assure no duplicate payments are made and make the withholding required by section 5124.521 of the Revised Code.

(2) The effective date shall be not earlier than the latest of the following:

(a) The effective date of the change of operator;

(b) The date that the entering operator complies with section 5124.51 of the Revised Code and division (A)(2) of this section;

(c) The date that the exiting operator or owner complies with section 5124.51 of the Revised Code and division (A)(3) of this section.

(3) The effective date shall be not later than the following after the later of the dates specified in division (B)(2) of this section:

(a) Forty-five days if the change of operator does not entail the relocation of residents;

(b) Ninety days if the change of operator entails the relocation of residents.

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