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Rule 173-39-02.14 | ODA provider certification: home-delivered meals.

 

(A) "Home-delivered meal" means a meal regulated by rule 5160-44-11 of the Administrative Code.

(B) Every ODA-certified provider of home-delivered meals shall comply with the following requirements:

(1) General requirements: The provider shall comply with the requirements for every ODA-certified agency provider in rule 173-39-02 of the Administrative Code.

(2) Requirements specific to home-delivered meals:

(a) For all meals, the provider shall comply with the requirements in rule 5160-44-11 of the Administrative Code.

(b) If ODA's designee authorizes home-delivered meals for an individual, the provider shall provide the individual with home-delivered meals that are kosher if the individual requests a kosher diet.

(3) If a conflict exists between a requirement in rule 173-39-02 of the Administrative Code and a requirement in rule 5160-44-11 of the Administrative Code, the provider shall comply with the requirement in rule 173-39-02 of the Administrative Code.

(C) Units and rates:

(1) A unit of regular home-delivered meals is one home-delivered meal.

(2) A unit of home-delivered meals with a therapeutic diet is one home-delivered meal with a therapeutic diet.

(3) Appendix A to rule 5160-1-06.1 of the Administrative Code establishes the maximum rates allowable for units of home-delivered meals.

(4) Rule 5160-31-07 of the Administrative Code establishes rate-setting methodology for units of home-delivered meals.

(5) Section 173.524 of the Revised Code authorizes the PASSPORT program to pay for home-delivered meals with a kosher diet at the same rate as a therapeutic diet.

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 173.522, 173.52, 173.391, 173.02, 173.01
Amplifies: 173.391, 173.39, 173.522; 42 C.F.R. 441.352, 173.52
Five Year Review Date: 1/1/2024
Prior Effective Dates: 4/16/2006, 1/1/2011, 9/1/2016