5166.21 [Renumbered from 5111.871] Transitions developmental disabilities waiver.

The department of medicaid shall enter into a contract with the department of developmental disabilities under section 5162.35 of the Revised Code with regard to one or more of the medicaid waiver components created by the department of medicaid under section 5166.20 of the Revised Code. The contract shall include the medicaid waiver component known as the transitions developmental disabilities waiver. The contract shall provide for the department of developmental disabilities to administer the components in accordance with the terms of the federal medicaid waivers authorizing the components. The contract shall include a schedule for the department of developmental disabilities to begin administering the transitions developmental disabilities waiver.

If the department of developmental disabilities or the department of medicaid denies an individual's application for home and community-based services provided under any of these medicaid components, the department that denied the services shall give timely notice to the individual that the individual may appeal pursuant to section 5160.31 of the Revised Code.

The departments of developmental disabilities and medicaid may approve, reduce, deny, or terminate a medicaid service included in the individualized service plan developed for a medicaid recipient eligible for home and community-based services provided under any of these medicaid components. The departments shall consider the recommendations a county board of developmental disabilities makes under division (A)(1)(c) of section 5126.055 of the Revised Code. If either department approves, reduces, denies, or terminates a medicaid service, that department shall give timely notice to the medicaid recipient that the recipient may appeal pursuant to section 5160.31 of the Revised Code.

If supported living, as defined in section 5126.01 of the Revised Code, is to be provided as a medicaid service under any of these components, any person or government entity with a current, valid provider agreement and a current, valid certificate under section 5123.161 of the Revised Code may provide the medicaid service.

If a medicaid service is to be provided under any of these components by a residential facility, as defined in section 5123.19 of the Revised Code, any person or government entity with a current, valid provider agreement and a current, valid license under section 5123.19 of the Revised Code may provide the medicaid service.

History. Renumbered from § 5111.871 by 130th General Assembly File No. 25, HB 59, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2013.

Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.28, HB 153, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2011.

Amended by 128th General Assemblych.28, SB 79, §1, eff. 10/6/2009.

Effective Date: 06-26-2003; 07-01-2005; 2007 HB119 06-30-2007