5165.42 Additional penalties.

In addition to the other penalties authorized by this chapter, the department of medicaid may impose the following penalties on a nursing facility provider:

(A) If the provider does not furnish invoices or other documentation that the department requests during an audit within sixty days after the request, a fine of no more than the greater of the following:

(1) One thousand dollars per audit;

(2) Twenty-five per cent of the cumulative amount by which the costs for which documentation was not furnished increased the total medicaid payments to the provider during the state fiscal year for which the costs were used to determine a rate.

(B) If an exiting operator or owner fails to provide notice of a facility closure or voluntary withdrawal of participation in the medicaid program as required by section 5165.50 of the Revised Code, or an exiting operator or owner and entering operator fail to provide notice of a change of operator as required by section 5165.51 of the Revised Code, a fine of not more than the current average bank prime rate plus four per cent of the last two monthly payments.

Amended by 132nd General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 49, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2017.

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