The medicaid director may expend funds appropriated or available to the department of medicaid from persons and government entities. For purposes of this section, the director may enter into contracts or agreements with persons and government entities and make grants to persons and government entities. To the extent permitted by federal law, the director may advance funds to a grantee when necessary for the grantee to perform duties under the grant as specified by the director.
The director may adopt rules under section 5160.02 of the Revised Code as necessary to define terms and adopt procedures and other provisions necessary to implement this section.
Added by 130th General Assembly File No. 25, HB 59, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2013.