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It is important for you to keep your certification valid, both for you and those the individuals we support. If your certification expires, you cannot bill for or be reimbursed for services delivered during the time your certification lapsed.

Recertification for Agency Providers

Agencies can renew their certification online through the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities’ (DODD) Provider Services Management (PSM). Agencies will be subject to future compliance reviews.

Provider Services Management Tool

Agencies also must show evidence of the following for every employee:

Recertification for Independent Providers

Self-employed, or independent, providers need to renew their DODD provider certification every three years by completing the following steps:

STEP 1: Gather your documents

You will need the following documents:

  • Current report from the Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation (BCII).
    We can help you find local organizations that offer BCII and FBI criminal background check, or you can search for organizations that offer Web Check on the Ohio Attorney Generals’ website.Organizations That Offer Web Check
  • First Aid Certification
    Valid American Red Cross or equivalent certification in First Aid.Find an American Red Cross First Aid training
  • CPR Certification
    Valid American Red Cross or equivalent certification in CPR.Find an American Red Cross First Aid Training
  • Completion of Annual Required Training
    Evidence of completion of annual training on MUI, Client Rights, AND provider’s role and responsibilities with regard to services including person-centered planning, community integration, self-determination, and self-advocacy. *Required documents may vary based on the service certifications requested.DODD MyLearning – Chart of Available Online Training

STEP 2: Log in to the Provider Services Management (PSM) to complete Recertification

Provider Services Management Tool


Courtney Jordan
MCBDD Provider Relations Specialist
330-725-7751 ext. 130

DODD Provider Certification
1-800-617-6733 option 3

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