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VHCA Webinar on New Medicaid Managed Care Rules

Posted in Behavioral Health, CMS, Health Care, Managed Care, Medicaid, Regulations

CMS recently proposed regulations regarding Medicaid managed care.  The proposed rule, which was released on June 1, offers the fist major update to Medicaid and CHIP managed care regulations since 2002 – in many ways, this update and modernization of the regulations is overdue.  In general, the proposal takes a big step toward aligning Medicaid and CHIP managed… Continue Reading

Vorys Health Care Advisors’ Medicaid Teleseminar a Success

Posted in Health Care, Health Care Reform, Medicaid

Thanks to the many health care professionals and children’s advocates from around Ohio and beyond  who participated in our Medicaid teleseminar last week!  Participants from at least five states, including all regions of Ohio, took part in the learning opportunity.  Our focus on Ohio’s Office of Health Transformation initiatives and other states’ coordinated care delivery… Continue Reading

Medicaid Tools Added to VHCA Site

Posted in Behavioral Health, Health Care, Health Care Reform, Medicaid, Physical and Behavioral Health Integration

We have added several tools under the “Resources” tab that can be used to help navigate the complex Medicaid system.  We originally shared these tools at an ANCOR conference VHCA facilitated in January 2012.  Under the Resources tab, you can now find: A description of Medicaid case management/care coordination services and the federal authorities that underly… Continue Reading

New care management requirements now in effect for Ohio’s Medicaid managed care plans

Posted in Medicaid

Beginning on January 1, 2012, Ohio’s Medicaid managed care plans must fully change to the existing set of care management requirements, which require face-to-face contact with a high risk group of individuals.  The new requirements are designed to ensure that plans’ members get the health care services they need, when they need them and in… Continue Reading