5162.60 Managed care performance payment fund.

(A) There is hereby created in the state treasury the managed care performance payment fund. The fund shall consist of all of the following:

(1) Amounts transferred to it by the director of budget and management for the purpose of the managed care performance payment program established under section 5167.30 of the Revised Code;

(2) All fines imposed on and collected from medicaid managed care organizations for failure to meet performance standards or other requirements specified in provider agreements or rules adopted under section 5167.02 of the Revised Code;

(3) All investment earnings of the fund.

(B) Amounts in the fund may be used for the following:

(1) To make performance payments to medicaid managed care organizations in accordance with section 5167.30 of the Revised Code;

(2) To meet obligations specified in the provider agreements;

(3) To pay for medicaid services provided by a medicaid managed care organization;

(4) To reimburse a medicaid managed care organization that has paid a fine for failure to meet performance standards or other requirements specified in provider agreements or rules adopted under section 5167.02 of the Revised Code if that organization comes into compliance with those standards or requirements.

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