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Rule 5101:2-47-04 | Intercounty and interstate case management responsibility for foster care maintenance.


(A) The Title IV-E agency that holds legal responsibility as defined in rule 5101:2-47-13 of the Administrative Code for the care and placement/custody of the child retains responsibility for the management of the foster care maintenance (FCM) case regardless of where the biological family is living or where the child is placed.

(B) When legal responsibility for the care and placement/custody is transferred to an agency in another county, the FCM case shall be transferred to the new agency.

(C) When a child who is eligible for FCM reimbursement moves or is placed into a reimbursable setting in another state, Title XIX medicaid services will be provided by the receiving state. The child's placement must be made in accordance with the requirements of the interstate compact on the placement of children (ICPC) contained in Chapter 5101:2-52 of the Administrative Code.

(D) When a Title IV-E agency places a FCM eligible child in another Ohio county, the child will be provided with Title XX services by the county where the child is placed, in accordance with that county's Title XX plan.

(E) When legal responsibility for the care and placement/custody of a child is transferred from the Title IV-E agency to a private child placing agency (PCPA), the child is no longer eligible for FCM.

Last updated July 1, 2022 at 12:40 PM

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 5103.03, 5153.166, 5101.141
Amplifies: 5103.03, 5153.16, 5101.141
Five Year Review Date: 7/1/2027
Prior Effective Dates: 1/1/1983, 4/1/1986 (Emer.), 7/1/1986, 7/2/1987, 5/1/1998, 4/23/2007, 6/1/2012, 4/15/2017