Ohio

NASHP recently brought together a group of state and federal policy leaders to discuss the Medicare-Medicaid Financial Alignment Initiative, D-SNP health plans, and other programs and resources aimed at aligning health care payment and delivery to improve care for dual eligibles. See a report from the meeting and sign up for a webinar on state […]

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  • State Health Policy Blog

    States are rapidly undertaking major reforms within their health care delivery systems. Though not often specifically targeting children and youth, these reforms offer opportunities to positively impact how this population accesses care. In a recent NASHP webinar several states described how their health system transformation efforts are doing so. Massachusetts State Innovation Model Grant: Massachusetts […]

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  • Publications

    As the scope of State Medicaid agencies becomes wider and more complex, states are increasingly turning to managed care organizations (MCOs) to cover Medicaid enrollees, including those with complex needs. This shift from a fee-for-service, volume-based payment model requires states to effectively manage MCOs and other vendors. With states facing tight budgets, limited staff, and […]

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    April 19, 2016 | Filed under: Front Page, Medicaid, Ohio, Payment Reform, Publications, Tennessee
  • State Health Policy Blog

    As 2015 comes to a close, Medicaid expansion activity in states has not slowed down. Currently, 30 states and the District of Columbia have expanded Medicaid, and six of these states have chosen to pursue waivers to implement alternative versions of expansion. As the new year approaches, a number of additional states are considering options […]

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  • Policy and Process Changes Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) between state agencies The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction (ODRC) and the Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM) have a MOU to facilitate the enrollment of justice-involved individuals via phone. The MOU describes how ODM telephone hotline representatives are provided with access to ODRC’s system which tracks […]

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    December 17, 2015 | Filed under: Ohio
  • State Health Policy Blog

    On October 19th in Dallas, NASHP brought together a diverse group of state and federal Medicaid and mental health leaders to talk about emerging issues in the world of mental health, substance use, and recovery. True to its title, the pre-conference session “Whole Person Care: Finding Shared Solutions Across Mental Health, Substance Use, and Medicaid […]

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  • State Health Policy Blog

    The Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) third annual open enrollment period kicked off November 1st and continues through January 31, 2016. During this time, individuals can enroll or renew coverage in qualified health plans through state and federal exchanges. The ACA’s open enrollment period is a great time to focus on reaching and enrolling children as […]

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  • PCMH Education Pilot Project In 2010, the 128th Ohio General Assembly unanimously enacted Substitute House Bill 198, establishing a patient-centered medical home (PCMH) education advisory group tasked with implementing and administering a PCMH education pilot project. The first phase (planning and practice selection) of the pilot is complete, and the state announced in January 2012 that it would provide […]

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    April 1, 2014 | Filed under: Ohio
  • In Ohio:   2,129,706 beneficiaries were enrolled in Medicaid as of July 1, 2011. Of these, 1,605,821 were enrolled in managed care through seven Medicaid-only managed care organizations (MCOs). The state has a full-risk managed care program operated under a 1932(a) State Plan Amendment. Physical and oral health services (including the EPSDT benefit) are delivered […]

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    November 5, 2013 | Filed under: Ohio
  • 2014 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Ohio 2012 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Ohio 2010 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Ohio 2008 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Ohio Additional States’ CHIP Fact Sheets… Adobe Acrobat .PDF printable versions of the Ohio NASHP CHIP Fact Sheets Key Highlights: Program Type: Ohio operates a Medicaid expansion CHIP […]

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    December 6, 2012 | Filed under: Ohio