It's Your Choice
Individuals and their guardians, as applicable, have the right to choose who provides his/her waiver services.
Federal law requires that waiver recipients have the free choice to select a provider. An individual who receives services paid by a waiver can choose any provider who is certified and willing to provide the requested service.
One of the roles of the SSA is to help navigate this process and ensure Free Choice of Provider is upheld and appropriately documented whenever an individual wants to choose a new provider, a different provider, or an additional provider.
Individuals may find a certified provider by accessing the official registry of certified providers on the Ohio Department of DD website and the online tool called ProviderGuidePlus.
CLICK HERE to search the database.
CLICK HERE to search ProviderGuidePlus.
The Clearwater Council of Governments also maintains a local Provider Pool. This pool is comprised of providers who have directly expressed an interest in working with individuals in the COG region. The pool is maintained by Rachael Benson, Provider Relations Specialist/Clearwater COG.
The assigned SSA can also help someone to navigate the provider pool. Once potential providers have been identified, the individual may choose which providers to interview.
Sometimes it is hard to know what to ask a provider in an interview. View the Service Provider Interview Guide. The individual then interviews the providers and makes a selection.
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|wdt_ID||County||Waivers||Service Description||Provider Name||Service Code||Short Name||Provider Type||Contact Name||Contact Phone||Contact Email||Primary Phone||Fax||Address||City, State, Zip|
|1||Ashland County||I/O Waiver||Environmental Accessibility Modifications||Horizons, Inc.||AVN||ASHL||Corporation||Jack Robinson||3302624183||NA||NA||NA||220 W 4th Street||Dover, OH 44622|
|2||Ashland County||I/O Waiver||Homemaker Personal Care||Horizons, Inc.||APC||ASHL||Corporation||Jack Robinson||3302624183||NA||NA||NA||220 W 4th Street||Dover, OH 44622|
|3||Ashland County||I/O Waiver||HPC Transportation||Horizons, Inc.||ATN||ASHL||Corporation||Jack Robinson||3302624183||NA||NA||NA||220 W 4th Street||Dover, OH 44622|
|4||Ashland County||I/O Waiver||Non-Medical Transportation||Horizons, Inc.||A35||ASHL||Corporation||Jack Robinson||3302624183||NA||NA||NA||220 W 4th Street||Dover, OH 44622|
|5||Ashland County||I/O Waiver||Vocational Habilitation||Horizons, Inc.||AVH||ASHL||Corporation||Jack Robinson||3302624183||NA||NA||NA||220 W 4th Street||Dover, OH 44622|
|6||Crawford County||I/O Waiver||Adaptive Equipment||21017556||AAE||CRAW||Individual/Sole Proprietoremail@example.com||NA||NA||8776 Kilbourne Road||Sunbury, OH 43074|
|7||Crawford County||I/O Waiver||Adaptive Equipment||ActivStyle, Inc.||AAE||CRAW||Corporation||Jennifer Bea,KY/OH Intake Specialist||8006806223X216||NewOrdercM@activstyle.com||8006516223||8666802794||1701 Broadway Ave NE||Minneapolis , MN 55413|
|8||Crawford County||I/O Waiver||Adaptive Equipment||Assistive Solutions (Tri Star Scientific dba)||AAE||CRAW||Corporation||Sean Smithfirstname.lastname@example.org||9372195383||6200 Donnybrook Drive||Dayton, OH 45459|
|9||Crawford County||I/O Waiver||Adaptive Equipment||Broken Arrow||AAE||CRAW||Corporation||Jayne Hanningemail@example.com||4195623480||4195623480||1649 Marion Road||Bucyrus, OH 44820|
|10||Crawford County||I/O Waiver||Adaptive Equipment||Columbus Mobility specialists||AAE||CRAW||Corporation||Scott Grassattefirstname.lastname@example.org||6148258996||6330-C Proprietors Road||Columbus, OH 43085|