Specifications include, but are not limited to: The State’s objective is to secure a Contractor to perform the Project on behalf of the Department of Mental Health and
Addiction Services in accordance with the terms, conditions, and laws related to the Recovery Requires a Community
Program, Peer Recovery Support Training Facilitation, and any future initiatives related to the delivery of home and
community-based services. It will be the selected Contractor’s obligation to ensure that the personnel the Contractor provides
are qualified to perform their portions of the project.
1. The Supplier shall obtain and use a unique and new Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN) for the sole
purpose of acting as Ohio’s statewide fiscal employer/agent (F/EA) for individuals on the Recovery Requires a
Community and the Peer Recovery Support Training Facilitation programs who elect the Common Law Employer
option and use this FEIN for the vendor F/EA functions.
2. The Supplier shall maintain all applicable permits, registrations, licenses, and insurance.
3. The Supplier shall maintain a F/EA policies and procedures manual specific Ohio with current federal, state, and
local rules and regulations. The manual must delineate all tasks related to this Project and identify those tasks
that a reporting agent will perform. The manual must include what monitoring will occur between the selected
vendor and the reporting agent.
4. The Supplier shall interface with the applicable billing system operated by the Agency and maintain a HIPAA
compliant Electronic Data Interface for the purpose of receiving electronic spending plans and authorization for
services. For specific planning processes, see Supplement One.
5. The Supplier shall alert the Agency if it becomes aware of any change in a participant’s program status.
6. The Supplier is mandated to report any act of negligence, abuse, or exploitation of any participant employer to
the Agency upon discovery. If the Supplier becomes aware of any change in the participant’s program status,
the Supplier shall report any incidents to the appropriate Agency contact upon discovery.
7. The Supplier shall participate in ongoing quality management and evaluation activities including by not limited to
a Readiness Review as described above. The Agency reserves the right to conduct performance evaluations at
any time throughout the year to provide assurance that the Supplier is in compliance with the Contract.
8. The Supplier shall attend all scheduled meetings convened by the Agency program manager. At a minimum, the
key staff assigned to this Project shall attend these meetings.
9. The Supplier must be culturally sensitive, consistent with consumer-direction philosophy, and able to
communicate effectively with diverse population of individuals.