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Provider Rule Update Video Now Available!

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Hello Vocational Rehabilitation Providers:

Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities (OOD) is pleased to announce a new on-demand informational video regarding the Provider Rule Update to Rule 3304-2-53, Qualifications and Standards for Service Providers and Vendors, that went into effect on March 27, 2022.  This on-demand video is now available for providers to watch at their convenience and covers additions to Rule 3304-2-53, including:

  • Language regarding the process for becoming an approved vocational rehabilitation provider with OOD;
  • Provider direct service staff background checks and transportation requirements;
  • Consolidation of information regarding ethics, safety, and protection of confidential personal information; and
  • Consolidation of information regarding provider support and management.

This training also features OOD’s Monitoring and Compliance Unit (MCU) and its role in the monitoring process with providers, including what a provider can expect if they are selected for review. 

If you have any questions regarding this on-demand informational video or the updated rule in general, please feel free to write to pcmu@ood.ohio.gov.

Thank you.