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Rule 173-9-02 | Background checks for paid direct-care positions: applicability.


(A) Applicability: This chapter applies to every paid direct-care position unless this rule states otherwise. (For more information, please see the tables to appendix A to rule 173-9-04 of the Administrative Code.)

(B) Inapplicability: This chapter does not apply to the following positions:

(1) A volunteer position.

(2) A position whose sole duty is transporting consumers under Chapter 306. of the Revised Code (i.e., while working for a county transit system, regional transit authority, or regional transit commission).

(3) A position in a residential care facility. (See the background check requirements in Chapter 3701-13 of the Administrative Code.)

(4) A position providing home health services or another service for which the provider needs a home health license under Chapter 3740. of the Revised Code. (See the background check requirements in Chapter 3701-60 of the Administrative Code.)

Last updated November 1, 2023 at 8:22 AM

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 121.07, 173.01. 173.02, 173.38, 173.381, 173.391, 173.392; 42 U.S.C. 3025; 45 C.F.R. 1321.11
Amplifies: 173.38, 173.381; 42 C.F.R. 460.68, 460.71
Five Year Review Date: 11/1/2028
Prior Effective Dates: 7/11/1991, 3/4/1997 (Emer.), 7/31/1997, 12/27/2001, 4/17/2003, 12/28/2006, 1/1/2008, 2/15/2009, 8/11/2011, 1/1/2013, 4/1/2014, 2/1/2015, 8/1/2017