Department of Aging - Certification of Community-Based Long-Term Care Service Providers - ODA provider certification: personal emergency response system.


Published: 2019-01-01

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(A) "Personal emergency response system" ("PERS") means the service defined in rule 5160-44-16 of the Administrative Code.

(B) Every ODA-certified provider of PERS shall comply with the following requirements:

(1) General requirements: The provider shall comply with the requirements for every ODA-certified agency provider in rule 173-39-02 of the Administrative Code.

(2) PERS-specific requirements: The provider shall comply with the requirements in rule 5160-44-16 of the Administrative Code.

(3) If a conflict exists between a requirement in rule 173-39-02 of the Administrative Code and a requirement in rule 5160-44-16 of the Administrative Code, the provider shall comply with the requirement in rule 173-39-02 of the Administrative Code.

(C) Units and rates:

(1) Two types of PERS units:

(a) Monthly PERS: One unit of monthly PERS is one or more days of PERS in a month.

(b) PERS installation: The one-time cost for installing PERS equipment, the initial training of the individual on how to use the PERS equipment, the initial response plan, the initial training of responders, and verifying the success of the individuals return demonstration.

(2) Appendix A to rule 5160-1-06.1 of the Administrative Code establishes the rates for PERS units.

(3) Rule 5160-31-07 of the Administrative Code establishes rate-setting methodology for PERS units.