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Money Follows the Person

Ohio is one of 29 states to receive funding for the Money Follows the Person (MFP) demonstration projects, which were enacted by Congress as part of the Federal Deficit Reduction Act of 2005. Ohio will receive funds to enable about 2,200 seniors and persons with disabilities to relocate from institutions to home and community-based settings.

Application Materials

Award Letter with Terms and Conditions

Ohio's Operational Protocol

Ohio submitted its Operational Protocol to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on December 31, 2007 for approval. CMS responded with comments on February 7, 2008. Ohio re-submitted its Operational Protocol addressing CMS' comments on May 1, 2008 and received final approval from CMS on June 30, 2008.

Approved operational protocol