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


Published: 2019-01-01

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(A) "Home care attendant service" means the service defined in rule 5160-44-27 of the Administrative Code.

(B) Every ODA-certified provider of a home care attendant service 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) Requirements specific to a home care attendant service: The provider shall comply with the requirements in rule 5160-44-27 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 5160-44-27 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 a home care attendant service under the PASSPORT program equals a unit of a home care attendant service that rule 5160-46-06 of the Administrative Code establishes for the Ohio home care waiver program.

(2) Rule 5160-46-06.1 of the Administrative Code establishes the maximum rate allowable for a unit of a home care attendant service.

(3) Rule 5160-31-07 of the Administrative Code establishes rate-setting methodology for units a home care attendant service.