Greater Health Equity Will Change the Course of Black History
By Ericka King Betts, PhD, Director of Health Equity for Ohio, Humana

In my field of health equity, we know a lot about the “what,” but making significant progress on health equity requires us to go further and delve into the “why.”
With Help from Public and Private Partners, We’re Bringing Better Care to Women and Children in Appalachia
By Scott Cantley, President and Chief Executive Officer, Memorial Health System

The challenges of providing the health care people need in rural Appalachia are well known, and I’ve spent my career working to overcome them. That makes what’s happening here with Memorial Health System a tremendous source of hope and excitement for all of us.
OhioRISE: Helping Kids With Complex Behavioral Health Needs Stay Connected to Family and Community
By Marti Taylor, Vice President of Aetna and Chief Executive Officer of OhioRISE

Ohioans have much to be proud of in OhioRISE. It was conceived to address several critical challenges in caring for children who need help from multiple systems.
2023 Lookback: Celebrating Success and Planning for the Future
By Kelly O’Reilly, President and CEO, Ohio Association of Health Plans

At OAHP, we entered 2023 fresh off a strong year and with big plans for the new one. As we close the year out, I’m so happy to share the many successes we’ve achieved with the help and support of our members, including supporting and affiliate members, and generous sponsors of our work.
How Copay Coupons Drive Up Health Care Costs
By Gretchen Blazer Thompson, Director of Government Affairs, Ohio Association of Health Plans

Health care costs are high, and getting higher. We appreciate efforts by the Ohio General Assembly to get those costs under control, but one proposed measure would make matters worse, by driving up the cost of insurance and making it more challenging for businesses to offer this critical benefit.
Invest Now to Save More Later: An Alternative Payment Model Based on Enhanced Home-Based Care
By Lisa Von Lehmden, Ohio Council for Home Care & Hospice (OCHCH) and Katie Eisel, Ohio Community At Home Network (OCHN)

For years, the health care industry as a whole has been working toward smarter ways to price and pay for the services we provide. At OCHCH and OCHN, we believe that home care can be the linchpin of better outcomes and significant savings for many patients.

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