Rule 5160-31-06 | Provider conditions of participation for the PASSPORT HCBS waiver program.
(A) The purpose of this rule is to establish the conditions under which providers are able to participate in the preadmission screening system providing options and resources today (PASSPORT) home and community based services (HCBS) waiver program.
(B) In order to obtain a medicaid provider agreement to be a PASSPORT provider furnishing services in rule 5160-31-05 of the Administrative Code the provider shall be certified by the Ohio department of aging (ODA) in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 173-39 of the Administrative Code.
(C) Individuals enrolled in the PASSPORT HCBS waiver shall be given a free choice of qualified providers in accordance with rule 173-42-06 of the Administrative Code.
(D) ODA is authorized to deem any provider approved by the Ohio department of medicaid (ODM) or certified by the Ohio department of developmental disabilities (DODD) to provide waiver services as having satisfied the requirements for certification by ODA for the same or similar services.