DRO testimony expresses concern about IP surety bond requirement

Disability Rights Ohio has submitted testimony on Senate Bill 218, which would require independent providers (IPs) to purchase a $10,000 surety bond if they wish to provide services. IPs are a critical part of life for many people with developmental disabilities. Without them, many people would not be able to... Read more...

June 5, 2018Read More

DODD administrative rule change would restrict hours IPs can work

The Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities (“DODD”) wants to pay less in overtime pay to independent providers across the state. To do this, they have proposed a new administrative rule that would restrict the number of hours these home care workers can work in a work week. Read more...

February 1, 2017Read More

Governor proposes changes affecting independent providers of home care

Many people with disabilities receive home and community-based services (for example, a personal care aide, a home health aide, or a nurse) through Medicaid, which allow them to receive the support they need in the community and to avoid unnecessary institutionalization. Read more...

March 5, 2015Read More

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