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We build the voice of consumers to shape health care policies and develop solutions to meet Ohioans’ needs.
For the past 6 months, UHCAN Ohio has been working to organize consumers, advocates, and organizations to oppose the #NotHealthy4Ohio waiver. As a result of this work, approximately 100 advocates, activists, and other organizations filled the hearing room at the Ohio Department of Medicaid in Columbus to provide comments –all opposing – on the Healthyread more
The Ohio Department of Medicaid is finalizing plans to eliminate spend-down and redesign disability determinations. The Governor’s Office of Health Transformation published a white paper that discusses the plans in detail. UHCAN Ohio outlined some of the changes in our March newsletter. Spend-down will be eliminated, and qualifying for Medicaid will mean meeting the incomeread more
On March 29, 2016 the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized the long-awaited rule applying mental health and substance use disorders parity to Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Mental health and substance abuse parity means that a health plan pays for treatment as it would if the patient was beingread more
Last week we delivered a Lawmaker Letter which provided state lawmakers with details about the safety, quality care, education, and training of the dental therapist just days before the professional dental lobby group held its “day at the statehouse.” We wanted to let legislators know that they do not speak for all dentists or theread more
Congressional Republicans plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act, leaving nothing in its place. Reach out to Senator Portman today and tell him not to repeal the Affordable Care Act without a clear plan for something better....
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