To keep Ohioans healthy, pharmacists can play a bigger role
By Kelly O’Reilly President and CEO, OAHP

In the ongoing battle to gain ground against chronic health problems that make life harder for the most vulnerable Ohioans, a familiar fixture — the neighborhood pharmacist — is emerging as a powerful ally.
Working Together, Plans Bring Better Diabetes Care
By Ami Cole, Plan President at Molina Healthcare of Ohio, Inc.

Medicaid plans have worked on several initiatives this year to make it easier for providers to treat their patients with diabetes, and for members to get access to needed supplies and additional services and supports that will help them better manage their chronic condition.
Recovery is For Everyone: Every Person, Every Family, Every Community
By Lori Criss, Director of the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS)

About 9.2 million Americans live with both a mental health disorder and a substance use disorder. Together, these two illnesses known collectively as behavioral health disorders, present a growing public health concern, and account for untold missed educational opportunities, lost productivity at work, increased crime, unnecessary hospitalizations, and premature death.
Higher Premiums for Unvaccinated
By Kelly O’Reilly President and CEO, OAHP

Higher premiums make sense for those who don’t lower their COVID risk

As Ohio struggles through a fourth wave of COVID-19 infections, with masks again required in schools and stores and in-person events thrown into doubt, one fact is clear: The COVID vaccine is our surest hope of ending this bad movie.
Vaccines: Keep up the good fight!
By Dr. Robert Frenck, MD, FAAP, Co-Medical Director for the Ohio Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics Immunization Programs

So, if vaccines have been so phenomenal, why does vaccine hesitancy continue? One major reason is that vaccines have done SUCH a tremendous job that parents have not seen the diseases the vaccines are preventing.

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