Ohio Administrative Rules

Ohio Administrative Rules

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All rules actively going through the rule-making process are also registered with the Register of Ohio. If a rule is going through the rule-making process, the Register will include copies of the rules, copies of Public Hearing Notices, comments from the Common Sense Initiative (CSI) Office, and a Rule Summary and Fiscal Analysis (RFSA).

Each agency also has their rules under development listed on their respected website. The below links will take you directly to the rules under development pages for each agency.

Department of Developmental Disabilities 
Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities
Ohio Department of Medicaid
Ohio Department of Health

Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities (DODD)

Rules Under Development

Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities (DODD)

There is a public hearing for the new medication administration group of rules on September 12th, 2017. If you have any questions or comments please submit them to Policy Analyst Christine Touvelle (ctouelle@opra.org). 

Public Comments

RuleTitleActionPublic Comments Due

Public Hearings

Rule TitleActionHearing Date
5123:1-1-01Distribution of state construction assistance funds for
community adult facilities and early childhood and family
centers.
Rescission12/5/2017
5123:1-1-01Community capital assistance funds - non-residential capital
facilities.
New Rule12/5/2017
5123:1-1-17Distribution of funds for residential accessibility and renovation
projects.
Rescission12/5/2017
5123:1-1-17Community capital assistance funds - residential accessibility
and renovation projects.
New Rule12/5/2017
5123:2-1-03 Locally-funded transportation.Rescission12/5/2017
5123:2-1-03Locally-funded transportation.New Rule12/5/2017
5123:2-7-29Intermediate care facilities for individuals with intellectual
disabilities - pediatric ventilator services.
Rescission12/5/2017
5123:2-7-29 Intermediate care facilities for individuals with intellectual
disabilities - ventilator services.
New Rule12/5/2017
5123:2-14-01Preadmission screening and resident review for nursing facility
applicants and nursing facility residents with developmental
disabilities.
Rescission12/5/2017
5123:2-14-01Preadmission screening and resident review for nursing facility
applicants and nursing facility residents with developmental
disabilities.
New Rule12/5/2017
5123:2-17-01Administrative resolution of complaints involving the Ohio
department of developmental disabilities.
Rescission12/5/2017
5123:2-17-01 Administrative resolution of complaints involving the Ohio
department of developmental disabilities.
New Rule12/5/2017
5123:2-9-24Home and community-based services waivers - transportation
under the individual options, level one, and self-empowered
life funding waivers.
Revisions12/19/2017
5123:2-9-32Home and community-based services waivers - participantdirected
homemaker/personal care under the individual options,
level one, and self-empowered life funding waivers.
New Rule12/19/2017
5123:2-9-37Home and community-based services waivers - waiver nursing
delegation under the individual options, level one, and selfempowered
life funding waivers.
New Rule12/19/2017
5123:2-9-40 Home and community-based services waivers - administration
of the self-empowered life funding waiver.
Revisions12/19/2017
5123:2-9-42 Home and community-based services waivers - community
inclusion under the self-empowered life funding waiver.
Rescission12/19/2017

Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities (OOD)

The new OOD VR Fee Schedule has a scheduled implementation date of October 1, 2016. For more information email OPRA Director of Day Services Lisa Mathis (lmathis@opra.org).

Rule NumberTitleActionHearing Date

Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM)

Rule NumberTitleActionPublic Hearing Date
5160-1-40 Electronic Visit Verification (EVV)New Rule11/17/2017
5160-12-04Home health and private duty nursing: visit policyRevisions11/17/2017
5160-12-08Registered nurse assessment and registered nurse consultation servicesRevisions11/17/2017
5160-45-10ODM-administered waiver programs: Provider conditions of
participation.
Revisions11/17/2017
5160-40-01Medicaid home and community-based services program -
individual options waiver.
Revisions11/17/2017
5160-41-12 Home and community-based services waivers - request for prior
authorization for individuals enrolled in the individual options
waiver.
Rescission11/17/2017
5160-41-17Medicaid home and community-based services program - self-empowered
life funding waiver.
Revisions11/17/2017
5160-42-01Medicaid home and community-based services program - level
one waiver.
Revisions11/17/2017

The Ohio Department of Health (ODH)

No rules pertaining to the field are up for review. 

Rule NumberRule TitleActionPublic Hearing Date

Rules in Effect

Rules that are currently in effect can be found on each state agency’s respective website.

Department of Developmental Disabilities Rules in Effect

Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities Rules in Effect

Ohio Department of Medicaid Rules in Effect

Ohio Department of Health Rules in Effect

Questions or comments about rules and the rules process can be directed to Christine Touvelle, OPRA’s Policy Analyst, at ctouvelle@opra.org.