Better Health, Lower Costs: The Promise of Value-Based Care
By Shaneequa Robinson, Vice President of Payor Channel, ValueHealth

Value-based care begins with the essential premise of managed care: that basing payment on outcomes rather than the quantity of procedures performed will lead to healthier patients and lowered health-care spending.
How Workplaces Can Prioritize Mental Health
By Tony Coder, Executive Director, Ohio Suicide Prevention Foundation (OSPF)

When it comes to addressing mental health in the workplace, it’s all about balance – balancing the importance of employee well-being with overall company wellbeing.
Statewide MyCare Promises Better Health for Ohio’s Most Vulnerable Seniors
By Angela Weaver, Director of Regulatory Affairs, Ohio Association of Health Plans

MyCare Ohio is going statewide! OAHP is extremely grateful to the General Assembly and Gov. Mike DeWine for including this important policy directive in the 2024-25 state budget.

The Ohio Mental Health Insurance Assistance Office Connects Ohioans to Behavioral Health Help
By Judith L. French, Director, Ohio Department of Insurance

The new MHIA office helps Ohioans understand how to identify the mental health benefits that may be in a person's health insurance plan and how to access those benefits to receive care. 
For Better Behavioral Health, Ohio Must Start by Building the Workforce
By By Teresa Lampl, CEO, The Ohio Council of Behavioral Health & Family Service Providers

More Ohioans than ever need help with mental illness or substance abuse, and there aren’t enough professionals to help them.
Medicaid Providers Take Note: Submitting the Pregnancy Risk Assessment Form Can Save Babies’ Lives
By Beejadi Mukunda, MD, VP & Market Chief Medical Officer, Ohio, CareSource

Ohio has an unacceptably high rate of infant mortality: For every 1,000 live births, 6.7 babies die before their first birthday. It’s a tragedy compounded by inequity. What can we do about that?

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