“What is Freedom of Choice?”

Individuals on Options Waivers and Level 1 Waivers have the right to choose from any qualified provider, anywhere in Ohio, who is willing to serve you. A list of certified providers is available through the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities website.

http://dodd.ohio.gov/

Your SSA will follow procedures developed from 5123:2-9-11. the free choice of provider rule.