5166.301 Home care attendant services providers.

The medicaid director shall enter into a provider agreement with an individual to authorize the individual to provide home care attendant services to consumers if the individual does both of the following:

(A) Agrees to comply with the requirements of sections 5166.30 to 5166.3010 and rules adopted under section 5166.02 of the Revised Code;

(B) Provides the director evidence satisfactory to the director of all of the following:

(1) That the individual either meets the personnel qualifications specified in 42 C.F.R. 484.4 for home health aides or has successfully completed at least one of the following:

(a) A competency evaluation program or training and competency evaluation program approved or conducted by the director of health under section 3721.31 of the Revised Code;

(b) A training program approved by the appropriate director that includes training in at least all of the following and provides training equivalent to a training and competency evaluation program specified in division (B)(1)(a) of this section or meets the requirements of 42 C.F.R. 484.36(a):

(i) Basic home safety;

(ii) Universal precautions for the prevention of disease transmission, including hand-washing and proper disposal of bodily waste and medical instruments that are sharp or may produce sharp pieces if broken;

(iii) Personal care aide services;

(iv) The labeling, counting, and storage requirements for schedule II, III, IV, and V medications.

(2) That the individual has obtained a certificate of completion of a course in first aid from a first aid course to which all of the following apply:

(a) It is not provided solely through the internet.

(b) It includes hands-on training provided by a first aid instructor who is qualified to provide such training according to standards set in rules adopted under section 5166.02 of the Revised Code.

(c) It requires the individual to demonstrate successfully that the individual has learned the first aid taught in the course.

(3) That the individual meets any other requirements for the medicaid provider agreement specified in rules adopted under section 5166.02 of the Revised Code.

Renumbered from § 5111.881 by 130th General Assembly File No. 25, HB 59, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2013.

Added by 128th General AssemblyFile No.9, HB 1, §101.01, eff. 10/16/2009. .