The department of medicaid may make any investigation it considers appropriate to obtain information necessary to fulfill its duties under sections 5168.40 to 5168.56 of the Revised Code. At the request of the department, the attorney general shall aid in any such investigations. The attorney general shall institute and prosecute all necessary actions for the enforcement of sections 5168.40 to 5168.56 of the Revised Code, except that at the request of the attorney general, the county prosecutor of the county in which a nursing home or hospital that has failed to comply with sections 5168.40 to 5168.56 of the Revised Code is located shall institute and prosecute any necessary action against the nursing home or hospital.
Renumbered from § 3721.57 by 130th General Assembly File No. 25, HB 59, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2013.
Effective Date: 07-01-2000 .