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Ohio Home Care Waiver Amendment 09/01/2021
The Ohio Home Care (OHC) waiver amendment reflects reimbursement rate increases as a result of Ohio’s recently passed biennium budget. Rate increases are applicable to specific home and community base and adult day services provided under the OHC waiver benefit package.
Ohio Home Care Waiver Amendment 09/01/2021

Public Notice and Request for Comment

Pursuant to the provision of title 42 Sections 441.301 and 441.304 of the Code of Federal Regulations, public notices are required for any of the following: new 1915(c) waiver, new 1915(i) state plan amendment, renewal of a 1915(c) waiver, and any amendment to a 1915(c) waiver that includes one or more substantive changes.

Public Notice: Ohio Home Care Waiver Amendment

Post Date 09/01/2021
End Date 09/30/2021

The purpose of the amendment is to include language in the Financial Accountability appendix of the waiver application relative to the Ohio biennium budget initiative to increase reimbursement rates for specific home and community based and adult day services in the Ohio Home Care waiver.  As a result, adjustments were also made to cost neutrality projections for waiver services beginning in waiver year 1.  

Initiative/Amendment Ohio Home Care Waiver Amendment
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As part of the waiver amendment process, the public can comment on the proposed amendment. The public comment period is September 1 - September 30, 2021. Comments must be received by midnight on September 30, 2021 and can be submitted by: 

  • E-mail: OHCWfeedback@medicaid.ohio.gov
  • Written comments sent to:
       Attn: Ohio Home Care Waiver Amendment
        Ohio Department of Medicaid
        P.O. Box 182709
        Columbus, OH 43218
  • Call toll-free 1 (888) 438-8603 to leave a voicemail message about the Ohio Home Care Waiver Amendment
  • Courier or in-person submission to Attn: Ohio Department of Medicaid, Lazarus Building, 50 West Town Street, Columbus, Ohio 43218