(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.