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File #: 1396-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/10/2020 In control: Veterans & Senior Affairs Committee
On agenda: 7/27/2020 Final action: 7/30/2020
Title: To authorize and direct the Director of Recreation and Parks to enter into various contracts for the provision of Pre Admission Screening System Providing Options and Resources Today (PASSPORT) home care and assisted living services for older adults in Central Ohio; to authorize the expenditure of $60,500,000.00 from the Recreation and Parks Grant Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($60,500,000.00)
Attachments: 1. PASSPORT Provider List, 2. 1396-2020Funding
Explanation
BACKGROUND: This ordinance will authorize the Director of Recreation and Parks to enter into various contracts to provide PASSPORT home care and assisted living services for older adults in Central Ohio for the first year of a two year period beginning July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. There are four hundred and thirty eight (438) PASSPORT and assisted living agencies that provide services to older adults in accordance to the Ohio Department of Aging contracting requirements (See attachment). PASSPORT (Pre Admission Screening System Providing Options and Resources Today) is a Medicaid funded program that provides home care services as an alternative to nursing home admission and currently serves 8,000 individuals.

EMERGENCY DESIGNATION: Emergency action is requested in order to meet the conditions of the grant so that providers can be paid within 30 days of providing service, and so that services can continue beyond June 30, 2020. This ordinance is contingent on passage of ordinance 1395-2020.

PRINCIPAL PARTIES: See attached list of 438 providers.
FISCAL IMPACT: $60,500,000.00 is available from and within the Recreation and Parks Grant Fund to enter into these contracts.

Title
To authorize and direct the Director of Recreation and Parks to enter into various contracts for the provision of Pre Admission Screening System Providing Options and Resources Today (PASSPORT) home care and assisted living services for older adults in Central Ohio; to authorize the expenditure of $60,500,000.00 from the Recreation and Parks Grant Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($60,500,000.00)

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WHEREAS, PASSPORT (Pre Admission Screening System Providing Options and Resources Today) is a Medicaid funded program that provides home care services as an alternative to nursing home admission and currently serves 8,000 individuals; and
WHEREAS, there are four hundred and thirty eight (438) PASSPORT and assisted living agencies that provide services to older adu...

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