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Rule 173-39-02.5 | ODA provider certification: home maintenance and chores.

 

(A) "Home maintenance and chores" means the service defined in rule 5160-44-12 of the Administrative Code.

(B) Every ODA-certified provider of home maintenance and chores 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 maintenance and chores: The provider shall comply with the requirements in rule 5160-44-12 of the Administrative Code.

(3) If a conflict exists between a requirement in rule 173-39-02 of the Administrative Code and a requirement in rule 5160-44-12 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) One unit of home maintenance and chores is one job.

(2) Appendix A to rule 5160-1-06.1 of the Administrative Code establishes the maximum-allowable rate per job.

(3) Rule 5160-31-07 of the Administrative Code requires the unit rate to be negotiated between the provider and ODA's designee. The negotiated rate shall include all administrative, labor, and material costs for a specific job. The provider shall not bill ODA's designee for any amount in excess of the negotiated rate, unless ODA's designee revises the negotiated rate in one of the following situations:

(a) ODA's designee revises the rate before the provider begins the job.

(b) ODA's designee revises the rate to coincide with authorizing the provider to address an unforeseen issue as part of the original job.

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 173.01, 173.02, 173.391, 173.52, 173.522
Amplifies: 173.39, 173.391, 173.52, 173.522; 42 C.F.R. 441.352
Five Year Review Date: 7/1/2024
Prior Effective Dates: 3/31/2006, 3/17/2011, 7/10/2014, 12/1/2017, 1/1/2019