Section 5124.69 | Informational pamphlet.
(A) The department of developmental disabilities shall develop and make available to all ICFs/IID a written pamphlet that describes all of the items and services covered by medicaid as ICF/IID services and as home and community-based services. The department shall develop the pamphlet in consultation with persons and organizations interested in matters pertaining to individuals eligible for ICF/IID services and home and community-based services.
(B) Each ICF/IID provider shall provide the pamphlet to the residents of the ICF/IID who receive ICF/IID services, and the guardians of such residents, and shall discuss the items and services described in the pamphlet with those residents and their guardians, as follows:
(1) At least annually;
(2) Any time such a resident, or resident's guardian, requests to receive the pamphlet and to discuss the items and services described in the pamphlet;
(3) Any time such a resident, or resident's guardian, expresses to the provider an interest in home and community-based services.
(C) If a resident of an ICF/IID who receives ICF/IID services, or the resident's guardian, indicates to the ICF/IID provider an interest in enrolling the resident in a medicaid waiver component providing home and community-based services, the provider shall refer the resident or guardian to the county board of developmental disabilities serving the county in which the resident would reside while enrolled in a medicaid waiver component.
(D) Not later than thirty days after a county board is contacted by an ICF/IID resident or resident's guardian who was referred to the county board pursuant to division (C) of this section, the county board, notwithstanding a waiting list for the component established pursuant to section 5126.042 of the Revised Code, shall enroll the resident in the component if all of the following apply:
(1) The resident is eligible and chooses to enroll in the component.
(2) The component has an available slot.
(3) The director of developmental disabilities determines that the department has the funds necessary to pay the nonfederal share of the medicaid expenditures for the home and community-based services provided to the resident under the component.
Available Versions of this Section
- September 29, 2015 – House Bill 64, 131st General Assembly [ View September 29, 2015 Version ]