Your family member may be eligible to apply for Recovery Requires a Community if he or she:
The first step in connecting with Recovery Requires a Community is to ask your family member (or legal guardian) to sign a Release of Information (ROI) and submit it to OhioMHAS before he or she discharges from the nursing home. The ROI can be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or faxed to (614) 488-4504.
Once the signed release has been submitted to OhioMHAS, a service provider (such as a nursing home discharge planner or case manager) who is working closely with your family member and understands their needs may complete a Program Application. that also needs to be submitted prior to discharge from the nursing facility. This is often a Transition Coordinator or case manager, but may be another treatment provider who knows your family member well. Application forms can also be submitted via email to email@example.com or faxed to (614) 488-4504.
Individuals are eligible to apply for Recovery if they meet the following criteria:
A Release of Information (ROI) that is signed by the individual or legal guardian (when applicable) must be submitted by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or fax (614-488-4504) prior to discharge from the nursing facility. Once the ROI has been submitted, you may complete an application (also submitted before discharge) for the assistance needed. The application, along with documentation of a behavioral health diagnosis and any relevant estimates or quotes, can also be submitted to the Recovery Requires a Community email address or fax. Community Transitions staff encourage submission of an application as soon as the specific barriers presenting themselves to an individual are clear.
Recovery Requires a Community funds are issued on a reimbursement basis. The Transition Coordination or Community Mental Health Agency that assisted in the application’s completion will submit receipts along with appropriate reimbursement forms to Morning Star, and those funds will be reimbursed to the agency that made the initial purchase. Please note that funds are not disbursed directly to individuals and representative payee agencies are no longer permitted to administer Recovery Requires a Community funds.
You can contact Recovery Requires a Community by email at email@example.com or by phone at (614) 644-0617.