Department of Aging - Long-Term Care Quality Initiative - Nursing home quality initiative: introduction and definitions.


Published: 2020-01-09

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(A) Introduction: Division (B) of section 3721.072 of the Revised Code requires every nursing home to participate in a quality improvement project at least once every two years. Pursuant to section 173.60 of the Revised Code, ODA adopted this chapter to establish the requirements for becoming an ODA-approved quality improvement project, the approval and rescission process for quality improvement projects, and the publication of quality improvement projects on the "Nursing Home Quality Initiative" website (https://aging.ohio.gov/nursinghomequalityimprovement).

(B) Definitions for this chapter:

"Nursing home" has the same meaning as in section 3721.01 of the Revised Code.

"ODA" means the department of aging.

"ODH" means the department of health.