§ 2070.34. County residence.

 Both permanent and temporary residents of the county where services are requested are eligible for services under the Public Assistance Transportation Block Grant.

   (1)  A permanent resident is a person whose name appears as a resident of the county on a valid Medical Assistance Eligibility Card. The county of permanent residence is responsible for determining eligibility and providing services to the client.

   (2)  A temporary resident is a person who is currently residing in the county but whose permanent residence as indicated on the person’s Medical Assistance Eligibility Card is in another county and who plans to return to the other county. If a medical assistance eligible requests medical transportation services in a county where the person is temporarily residing:

     (i)   The county where the person is temporarily residing shall:

       (A)   Determine the applicant’s eligibility for medical transportation services.

       (B)   If the person is determined eligible, provide the needed medical transportation services.

       (C)   If desired, submit an invoice for services rendered to the client’s county of permanent residence.

     (ii)   The county where the client permanently resides shall, upon receipt of an invoice, reimburse the county which provided service for the costs incurred in the delivery of services to its permanent resident.



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