Department of Aging - Certification of Community-Based Long-Term Care Service Providers - ODA provider certification: home modification.


Published: 2019-07-01

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(A) "Home modification" has the same meaning as "home modifications" in rule 5160-44-13 of the Administrative Code.

(B) Requirements for ODA-certified providers of home modification:

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

(2) Requirements specific to home modification: The provider shall comply with the requirements in rule 5160-44-13 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 5160-44-13 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) A unit of home modification is one completed job.

(2) The rate per job is subject to the maximum-allowable rate established in appendix A to rule 5160-1-06.1 of the Administrative Code and the limitations in paragraph (A) of rule 5160-44-13 of the Administrative Code.

(3) Rule 5160-31-07 of the Administrative Code requires the unit rate to be negotiated between the provider and ODA's designee. The negotiated rate shall include all administrative, labor, and material costs for a specific job. The provider shall not bill ODA's designee for any amount in excess of the negotiated rate, unless ODA's designee approves a revised rate.