Department of Aging - Certification of Community-Based Long-Term Care Service Providers - ODA provider certification: applying to be certified to provide additional services.


Published: 2021-01-10

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Introduction: After ODA initially certifies a provider in a region, the provider may apply to become certified to provide an additional service in that region.

(A) Application: The provider shall submit a complete application to become certified to provide an additional service in a region in which it is already certified. Only complete applications shall be processed. If the provider does not complete the application within ninety days of the date the application is requested, the application shall expire.

(B) Pre-certification review: ODA's designee shall visit the providers business site to conduct an on-site pre-certification review to determine if the provider meets the requirements of this chapter to be certified to provide the additional service. For agency providers, this includes compliance with paragraph (C)(1)(a) of rule 173-39-02 of the Administrative Code. During a state of emergency declared by the governor, or during another time if authorized by by ODA, ODA's designee may conduct a desk review of the provider's business site in lieu of a visit.

(C) Approved application: ODA and its designee shall follow the process under paragraph (E) of rule 173-39-03 of the Administrative Code for an approved application for certification to provide an additional service in a region for which it is already certified.

(D) Denied application: ODA and its designee shall follow the process under paragraph (G) of rule 173-39-03 of the Administrative Code for a denied application to become certified to provide an additional service in a region for which it is already certified.