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Rule 5101:2-47-08 | Required application/update for Title IV-D (child support) services and referrals to Title IV-A (public assistance); healthchek; third party insurance; and supplemental security income (SSI).


(A) The Title IV-E agency as defined in rule 5101:2-1-01 of the Administrative Code is to:

(1) Send an application, for all children, to the Title IV-D agency for child support utilizing the statewide automated child welfare system (SACWIS) within sixty days of legal responsibility for care and placement/custody, except where parental rights have been terminated by court order or permanent surrender.

(2) Send any court orders and other verifications available to the Title IV-D agency as defined in rule 5101:12-1-01 of the Administrative Code in the county in which the child was removed, when the Title IV-E agency obtains legal responsibility for care and placement/custody of the child.

(3) Send any court orders upon verification of any changes in the circumstances of the child or parent(s).

(4) Determine good cause circumstances where it is in the best interest of the child to suppress an application to establish an order for support to the Title IV-D agency. Good cause circumstances are to be documented in (SACWIS) and include but not limited to the following:

(a) The parent(s) would be unable to comply with the permanency plan of reunification due to the financial hardship caused by paying child support.

(b) The child is expected to be in foster care for less than sixty days.

(c) The noncustodial parent is a potential placement resource.

(d) The parent(s) are deceased.

(e) Other appropriate circumstances determined by the Title IV-E agency.

(B) The Title IV-E agency in receipt of child support payments on behalf of a child in care and placement/custody is to use the Title IV-D payment to support the child's cost of care. Any excess Title IV-D payments at the end of the child's care and placement/custody episode is to follow the child.

(C) The Title IV-E agency is to:

(1) Launch the interface electronic notification through SACWIS to the county Title IV-A agency within ten days of a child entering legal responsibility.

(2) Capture and exchange information pertinent to IV-E eligibility that may be in existing Title IV-A records from the client registry information system enhanced (CRIS-E)/Ohio integrated eligibility system (OIES)/Ohio benefits (OB), whichever is applicable.

(3) Transfer any selected demographic information that SACWIS receives from the county Title IV-A agency to determine Title IV-E eligibility.

(D) The Title IV-E agency is responsible for completing the ODM 03528 "Healthchek and Pregnancy related services information sheet" for each FCM eligible child pursuant to rule 5101:2-42-66.1 of the Administrative Code.

(E) The Title IV-E agency is to:

(1) Attempt to determine if the parent(s), guardian, or custodian has health care insurance coverage available to every FCM eligible child. If such insurance coverage is available, the Title IV-E agency is to complete the ODM 06612 "Health Insurance Information Sheet."

(2) Complete the ODM 06613 "Accident/Injury Insurance Information" for every FCM eligible child who is involved in an accident where there may be third party liability.

(3) Prior to termination of the legal responsibility for care and placement/custody of the child, complete in SACWIS the pre-termination review (PTR) of continuing Medicaid coverage, ODM 1958 "Referral for Medicaid Continuing Eligibility Review" pursuant to Chapters 5160:1-2 and 5101:6-7 of the Administrative Code.

(4) Consider making an application to the regional office of the social security administration (SSA) for supplemental security income (SSI) benefits for every child. The Title IV-E agency may receive FCM reimbursement and SSI benefits concurrently pursuant to rule 5101:2-47-12 of the Administrative Code.

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 5103.03, 5101.141, 5153.166
Amplifies: 5103.03, 5153.16, 5101.141
Five Year Review Date: 11/5/2025
Prior Effective Dates: 1/1/1983, 4/1/1986 (Emer.), 7/1/1986, 7/2/1987, 9/1/1988, 4/1/1992, 9/1/1992, 5/1/1998, 9/1/2003, 6/1/2006, 9/15/2008, 6/1/2012, 7/1/2018