The Provider Management Division is the first stop for any individual or agency who wants to be a certified long-term care provider. This division is responsible for the daily oversight of our provider network for PASSPORT, Title III, Assisted Living, Alzheimer's, Caregiver, and more. 

Technical assistance to the provider network, annual provider reviews, rule compliance, communications with ODA's Provider Network Management, nutrition monitoring, Title III program management and contract compliance are just a few responsibilities our provider management staff handle. 

Notice of Public Hearing

Thursday, September 28, 2023 –10:00 am


Area Agency on Aging, Region 9

710 Wheeling Avenue

Cambridge, Ohio 43725


The Area Agency on Aging, Region 9, is holding a public hearing for its application for a direct service waiver from the Ohio Department of Aging for provision of the following services in FY2024 for the PSA9 nine-county region of Belmont, Carroll, Coshocton, Guernsey, Harrison, Holmes, Jefferson, Muskingum and Tuscarawas counties: 


*Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program – The Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program is a federally funded program administered by the United States Department of Agriculture’s Food and Nutrition Services Agency and in Ohio, by the Ohio Department of Aging. ODA provides additional state funds to support SFMNP operation within Ohio. The SFMNP provides low-income older adults with coupons to purchase eligible, locally grown produce at farmers’ markets and roadside stands. Providers
in all of our nine counties contracted with AAA9 to administer this program in their respective county. AAA9 is requesting a waiver for $15,000 of senior
community service dollars to help administer this program.


*Caregiver Education – AAA9 has a strong internal Caregiver Education and Support program in place to offer needed support for those in a caregiving role. AAA9 also focuses on an evidenced based education program for caregivers. AAA9 is requesting a waiver for $22,205 of Title IIIE funds to provide information on health-related issues, such as disease prevention and health promotion through caregiver evidence based programs.


A public hearing will be held in person and virtually, on September 28, 2023, at 10:00 AM to discuss this
request for waiver.


For more information as to how to attend the public hearing, as well as to review hearing documents, please contact the agency at 1-800-945-4250 and ask for David Evancho or Written comments must be submitted no later than end of business, Tuesday, September 26th, 2023. 

Report Elder Abuse and Exploitation!

If you feel that you or a loved one has been the victim of elder abuse, neglect or exploitation, help is available from the state's Adult Protective Services Program administered by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services.
To earn more about Adult Protective Services, click here.
For the phone number to contact your county department of job and family services to report suspected abuse, click here.
If you or a loved one are in immediate harm, call local law enforcement right away.
AAA9 wants to ensure our older adults are getting the resources they need if they are experiencing some type of abuse. Because of this, we will be increasing our services to include assisting with those in situations of abuse, neglect, or exploitation.
If you know of any individual who could use our assistance, please have them call Ashley Bichard at (740) 421-9755.
For more information regarding how AAA9 can help, please click here.