Private Duty Nursing (PDN) is a service that provides Medicaid-eligible individuals with continuous skilled nursing services in their home.
PDN is available for individuals who have complex medical needs, which cannot be met by the four- (or fewer) hour duration of the intermittent nursing service that is available through the Medicaid state plan home health services benefit.
Individuals of any age may receive PDN, when ordered by a treating physician, if they:
Applying for PDN
For more information, please call the Bureau of Long-Term Care Services and Supports at (614) 466-6742 or email PDN_BCSP@medicaid.ohio.gov