Rules Under Development 

Proposed Rule Actions For Review and Comment


The Department is seeking your comments on the following proposed rule actions.



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Public Hearings Scheduled for Proposed Rules


The Department has given notice of its intent to adopt/rescind/amend the following rules and to conduct a public hearing thereon.  The public hearing will be held on the date specified.


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Proposed Rules Slated for JCARR Meeting Agenda


The following rule actions are slated for the Joint Committee on Agency Rule Review (JCARR) meeting agenda on the date specified.
 

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Proposed Rules Designated "To Be Refiled"


The Department has designated the following rule actions "To Be Refiled" to afford time to consider submitted testimony.


The Department is rescinding rule 5123:2-10-01 (Early Intervention Services - System of Payments) with Appendix.  The rule establishes a structure to pay for activities and expenses that are reasonable and necessary for implementing Ohio's Early Intervention system for eligible children and their families.  The rule is being replaced by new rule 5123-10-03, described below.


The Department is adopting new rule 5123-10-01 (Early Intervention Program - Procedural Safeguards).  The rule sets forth the procedural safeguards in the Early Intervention program including the provisions of parental consent and notice; retention, confidentiality, access to, and amendment of Early Intervention records; and dispute resolution. 


The Department is adopting new rule 5123-10-02 (Early Intervention Program - Eligibility and Services) with Appendix A, Appendix B, and Appendix C.  The rule sets forth Early Intervention program requirements for eligibility, developmental screening, evaluation, assessment, individualized family service plan meetings and content, transition to preschool and other programs, service coordination, records, and exiting and transferring from the Early Intervention program.


The Department is adopting new rule 5123-10-03 (Early Intervention Program - System of Payments).  The rule establishes a structure to pay for activities and expenses that are reasonable and necessary for implementing Ohio's Early Intervention program for eligible children and their families.


The Department is adopting new rule 5123-10-04 (Early Intervention Program - Credentials for Early Intervention Service Coordinators and Early Intervention Service Coordination Supervisors).  The rule establishes minimum qualifications through credentialing standards for Early Intervention Service Coordinators and Early Intervention Service Coordination Supervisors.  



Effective Dates for Newly Adopted/Amended Rules


The following rules will be effective on the date specified.


February 14, 2019

5123-8-01 (Developmental Disabilities Level of Care)


February 2019 (Projected)

5123-7-34 (Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities - Quality Indicators and the Quality Incentive Payment Program)