5165.74 [Renumbered from 5111.48] Uncorrected deficiencies constituting severity level one or two or severity level three, scope level two finding.

(A) If the department of health cites a deficiency, or cluster of deficiencies, that was not substantially corrected before a survey and constitutes a severity level three and scope level two finding, the department of medicaid or a contracting agency may, subject to sections 5165.82 and 5165.83 of the Revised Code, impose one or more of the following remedies:

(1) Do either of the following:

(a) Issue an order denying medicaid payments to the facility for all medicaid eligible residents admitted after the effective date of the order;

(b) Impose a fine.

(2) Issue an order denying medicaid payments to the facility for medicaid eligible residents admitted after the effective date of the order who have certain diagnoses or special care needs specified by the department or agency;

(3) Issue an order requiring the facility to correct the deficiency or cluster of deficiencies under the plan of correction proposed by the facility and approved by the department of health under section 5165.69 of the Revised Code.

(B) If the department of health cites a deficiency, or cluster of deficiencies, that was not substantially corrected before a survey and constitutes a severity level three and scope level one finding, the department of medicaid or a contracting agency may, subject to sections 5165.82 and 5165.83 of the Revised Code, impose one or more of the following remedies:

(1) Impose a fine;

(2) Issue an order denying medicaid payments to the facility for medicaid eligible residents admitted after the effective date of the order who have certain diagnoses or special care needs specified by the department or agency;

(3) Issue an order requiring the facility to correct the deficiency or cluster of deficiencies under the plan of correction proposed by the facility and approved by the department of health under section 5165.69 of the Revised Code.

(C) If the department of health cites a deficiency, or cluster of deficiencies, that was not substantially corrected before a survey and constitutes a severity level two and a scope level three or four finding, the department of medicaid or a contracting agency may, subject to sections 5165.82 and 5165.83 of the Revised Code, impose one or more of the following remedies:

(1) Impose a fine;

(2) Issue an order denying medicaid payments to the facility for medicaid eligible residents admitted after the effective date of the order who have certain diagnoses or special care needs specified by the department or agency;

(3) Issue an order requiring the facility to correct the deficiency or cluster of deficiencies under the plan of correction submitted by the facility and approved by the department of health under section 5165.69 of the Revised Code.

(D) If the department of health cites a deficiency, or cluster of deficiencies, that was not substantially corrected before a survey, constitutes a severity level two and scope level one or two finding, and is a repeat finding, the department of medicaid or a contracting agency may issue an order requiring the facility to correct the deficiency or cluster of deficiencies under the plan of correction submitted by the facility and approved by the department of health under section 5165.69 of the Revised Code.

(E) If the department of health cites a deficiency, or cluster of deficiencies, that was not substantially corrected before a survey and constitutes a severity level one and scope level three or four finding, the department of medicaid or a contracting agency may issue an order requiring the facility to correct the deficiency or cluster of deficiencies under the plan of correction submitted by the facility and approved by the department of health under section 5165.69 of the Revised Code.

(F) If the department of health cites a deficiency, or cluster of deficiencies, that was not substantially corrected before a survey, constitutes a severity level one and scope level two finding, and is a repeat finding, the department of medicaid or a contracting agency may issue an order requiring the facility to correct the deficiency or cluster of deficiencies under the plan of correction submitted by the facility and approved by the department of health under section 5165.69 of the Revised Code.

Renumbered from § 5111.48 by 130th General Assembly File No. 25, HB 59, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2013.

Effective Date: 07-01-2000