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Monthly Archives: April 2012

Webinar: Important Issues for Psychiatric Hospitals and Other Residential Providers of Behavioral Health Services

Posted in Behavioral Health, Health Care, Health Care Reform, Medicaid

Join Vorys Health Care Advisors for a complimentary webinar. Wednesday, April 25 from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. (EDT) The Ohio Office of Health Transformation is working with the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services’ Office of Ohio Health Plans and the Ohio Department of Mental Health to implement several new Medicaid behavioral health policy… Continue Reading

What the Affordable Care Act’s DSH Reductions Really Mean to High-DSH Hospitals

Posted in Health Care Reform, Medicaid

In fiscal year 2009, Ohio hospitals received nearly $408 million in Federal disproportionate share hospital (DSH) payments.  One provision of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA)—coupled with Ohio’s methodology for determining how DSH payments are allocated—will reduce important funding for Ohio’s safety net hospitals. In the early 1980s, Federal legislation established a requirement… Continue Reading