NF - A Nursing Facility (NF) is a residential facility that is established pursuant to section 1919 (a) - (d) of the Social Security Act to provide Medicaid-funded services.
NICS - Notification of Individual Change in Status
NMT - Non-Medical Transportation refers to the type of transportation provided to someone to and from their day array or community employment activity. There are many providers in Miami County who are certified to provide this services. (Please see Ohio's provider search tool, Provider Guide Plus, for available providers in our area.)
Onset Age - The age of a person when a condition, such as a developmental disability, is first found to be present.
PAR - Prior Authorization Request
PASRR - Pre-Admission Screening Resident Review is the system used to determine eligibility for nursing facility placement and/or specialized services.
Patient Liability - The amount a consumer owes, per month, toward his/her care. This amount is determined by the Ohio Department of Human Services on an individual basis and is related to a consumer's income.
PAWS - Payment Authorization for Waiver Services is the form that authorizes payment for Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Waiver services.
Payee - According to the Social Security Administration, a representative payee is a person or organization appointed to receive the Social Security or SSI benefits for anyone who is unable to manage their own benefits. A payee can be a friend or family member or an organizational payee. When choosing a payee, a person should consider someone they feel will support them in participating in managing their money.
PCP - Person-Centered Planning emphasizes the needs and choices of the person when planning services.
People First - People First is an advocacy organization that directly involves people with disabilities in a variety of local, state and national issues, projects and programs. For more about Riverside's advocacy programs, visit our Advocacy page.
PICT - The Preliminary Implementation Component Tool is a tool used by County Boards and the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities (DODD) to identify and allocate capacity on Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Medicaid waivers administered by the Department.
Primary Service Provider - A Primary Service Provider (PSP) is an EI Services team member who will be the family's primary contact for EI Services. This means that while there may be more than one service listed, the PSP is the person that will see the family most often. The PSP is selected by the team based on the needs of the child receiving EI Services and works with the team to deliver services based on the Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP).
Provider - A person or agency that delivers services to people with disabilities. For more about Miami County's providers and provider agencies, visit our Providers page.
Provider Agreement - A Provider Agreement is a contract between the Ohio Department of Job & Family Services (ODJFS) and a provider of Medicaid services in which the provider agrees to comply with the terms of the provider agreement, ODJFS, state and administrative code.
Provider Pool - A listing of DODD-certified waiver/supported living providers who have expressed an interest to a specific County Board of Developmental Disabilities (CBDD) or responded to an RFP to provide waiver/supported living services within the county. The provider pool is maintained by the CBDD and is made available to people receiving services and supports. These people may select a provider who is a member of the pool or may selected a certified provider who is not a member of the pool but who is otherwise qualified to provide supports which the person requires.
Provider Search Tool - The provider search tool can be found on the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities (DODD) website and is a way for families and eligible people to input a set of variables to search for providers in their area. The information provided lets searchers find information about a provider and helps them determine if they would like to use them for services. There are an array of agency and independent providers certified to provide various services in Miami County, visit our Providers page for more information.