(A) The department of medicaid shall enter into an agreement with the department of administrative services for the department of administrative services to contract through competitive selection pursuant to section 125.07 of the Revised Code with a vendor to perform an assessment of the data collection and data warehouse functions of the medicaid data warehouse system, including the ability to link the data sets of all agencies serving medicaid recipients.
The assessment of the data system shall include functions related to fraud and abuse detection, program management and budgeting, and performance measurement capabilities of all agencies serving medicaid recipients, including the departments of aging, health, job and family services, medicaid, mental health and addiction services, and developmental disabilities.
A qualified vendor with whom the department of administrative services contracts to assess the data system shall also assist the medicaid agencies in the definition of the requirements for an enhanced data system or a new data system and assist the department of administrative services in the preparation of a request for proposals to enhance or develop a data system.
(B) Based on the assessment performed pursuant to division (A) of this section, the department of administrative services shall seek a qualified vendor through competitive selection pursuant to Chapter 125. of the Revised Code to develop or enhance a data collection and data warehouse system for the department of medicaid and all agencies serving medicaid recipients.
The department of medicaid shall seek enhanced federal financial participation for ninety per cent of the funds required to establish or enhance the data system. The department of administrative services shall not award a contract for establishing or enhancing the data system until the department of medicaid receives approval from the United States secretary of health and human services for the ninety per cent federal financial participation.
Amended by 131st General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 64, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2015.
Renumbered from § 5111.915 by 130th General Assembly File No. 25, HB 59, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2013.
Amended by 128th General Assemblych.28, SB 79, §1, eff. 10/6/2009.
Effective Date: 09-29-2005