Section 5166.404 | Points award system.
(A) The medicaid director shall establish a system under which points are awarded in accordance with this section to healthy Ohio program debit swipe cards. One dollar of medicaid funds shall be deposited into a healthy Ohio program participant's buckeye account for each point awarded to the participant under this section.
(B) The director shall provide a one-time award of twenty points to a healthy Ohio program participant who provides for the participant's contributions under division (C) of section 5166.402 of the Revised Code to be made by electronic funds transfers from the participant's checking or savings account. Twenty points shall be deducted from the participant's card if the participant terminates the electronic funds transfers.
(C) The director may award up to two hundred points annually to a healthy Ohio program participant who achieves health care goals. The points shall be awarded in accordance with the rules authorized by section 5166.409 of the Revised Code. A participant shall not be awarded more than two hundred points per year under this division regardless of the number of health care goals the participant achieves that year.
(D) Up to one hundred points may be awarded annually to a healthy Ohio program participant by one or more primary care physicians who verify that the participant has satisfied health care benchmarks set by the physicians. A participant shall not be awarded more than one hundred points per year under this division regardless of how many primary care physicians award points to the participant that year and the number of points the primary care physicians award the participant that year.
Available Versions of this Section
- September 29, 2015 – House Bill 64, 131st General Assembly [ View September 29, 2015 Version ]