Section 5165.36 | Rebasing.
(A) The department of medicaid shall conduct a rebasing at least once every five state fiscal years. Except as provided in division (B) of this section, when the department conducts a rebasing for a state fiscal year, it shall conduct the rebasing for only the direct care, ancillary and support, and tax cost centers. A nursing facility provider shall spend money received from the rebasing conducted in state fiscal year 2022 on the direct care, ancillary and support, and tax cost centers only.
(B) A nursing facility provider shall spend seventy per cent of any additional dollars received by the provider as a result of a rebasing on direct care costs, including employee salaries. The department may recover any amounts that are not spent in accordance with this requirement. This requirement applies to the department's rebasing in fiscal year 2022 and all subsequent rebasings. The director shall adopt rules authorized under section 5165.02 of the Revised Code as necessary to implement this division, including to ensure that nursing facility operators spend at least seventy per cent of the additional dollars resulting from a rebasing on direct care costs.
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