5165.80 [Renumbered from 5111.53] Transfer of residents to other appropriate care settings.

(A) Whenever a nursing facility is closed under sections 5165.60 to 5165.89 of the Revised Code, the department of medicaid or contracting agency shall arrange for the safe and orderly transfer of all residents, including residents who are not medicaid eligible residents, to other appropriate care settings. Whenever a nursing facility's participation in the medicaid program is terminated under sections 5165.60 to 5165.89 of the Revised Code, the department or agency shall arrange for the safe and orderly transfer of all medicaid eligible residents or, if the termination results in the closure of the facility, of all residents. The provider and all persons involved in the facility's operation shall cooperate with and assist in the transfer of residents.

(B) After a nursing facility's participation in the medicaid program is terminated under section 5165.71, 5165.72, 5165.77, 5165.771, or 5165.85 of the Revised Code, the department of medicaid or contracting agency may appoint a temporary manager subject to the continuing consent of the provider, or may apply to the common pleas court of the county in which the facility is located for such injunctive relief as is necessary for the appointment of a special master, to ensure the transfer of medicaid eligible residents to other appropriate care settings and, if applicable, the orderly closure of the facility.

Renumbered from § 5111.53 by 130th General Assembly File No. 25, HB 59, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2013.

Effective Date: 07-01-2000