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How to Become a Provider

MCBDD is the local medicaid administrator for the Developmental Disabilities system.  This includes over 30 independent providers and four agency providers located within the county.  

The steps to become a provider can be viewed here.

In order to begin this process you will need to have:

  • Verification of age.  All independent providers must be 18 years of age.
  • High school diploma/GED
  • State Identification
  • Social Security Card
  • Current Report from the Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCII).  This needs to be sent directly to ODODD office of Provider Certification 30 E. Broad St. 13th Floor Columbus, OH 43215.  The reason code for use on your BCII is 5123.081.  BCII checks in Morgan County can be done at the Morgan County Sheriff's Department.
  • Valid American Red Cross or equivalent certification in First Aid.  (On-line certification does not meet requirements)
  • Valid American Red Cross or equivalent certification in CPR. (On-line certification does not meet requirements.)
  • Evidence of eight hours or training that must include:
    • Overview of serving individuals with Developmental Disabilities
    • Rights of Persons with a Developmental Disability
    • Incidents affecting Health and Safety
    • Basic Principles and Requirements of providing Home and Community Based Services.
    • Universal Precautions for infection control



For questions and assistance in walking through the provider certification, please call Delores at 740-962-9906.