Section 5167.10 | Authority to contract with managed care orgainizations.
(A) The department of medicaid may enter into contracts with managed care organizations, including health insuring corporations, under which the organizations are authorized to provide, or arrange for the provision of, health care services to medicaid recipients who are required or permitted to obtain health care services through managed care organizations as part of the care management system established under section 5167.03 of the Revised Code.
(B)(1) Subject to division (B)(2)(a) of this section, the department or its actuary shall base the hospital inpatient capital payment portion of the payment made to managed care organizations on data for services provided to all recipients enrolled in managed care organizations with which the department contracts, as reported by hospitals on relevant cost reports submitted pursuant to rules adopted under section 5167.02 of the Revised Code.
(2)(a) The hospital inpatient capital payment portion of the payment made to medicaid managed care organizations shall not exceed any maximum rate established by the department pursuant to rules adopted under this section.
(b) If a maximum rate is established, a medicaid managed care organization shall not compensate hospitals for inpatient capital costs in an amount that exceeds that rate.
(C) The department of medicaid shall allow a medicaid managed care organization to use providers to render care upon completion of the medicaid managed care organization's credentialing process.