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09/26/2022

Ohio Department of Insurance launches new office to address insurance parity complaints

The Ohio Mental Health Insurance Assistance Office (MHIA) is the state's official resource to help patients, consumers, mental health advocates, behavioral health providers, employers, first responders and other stakeholders understand and navigate mental health and substance use disorder insurance so Ohioans get access to the treatment they need.

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09/26/2022

Please share your experience with credentialing and behavioral health parity

This survey is part of an ongoing series of questionnaires and reports (of the aggregate data) initiated by the Behavioral Health Provider Coalition for Insurance Advocacy, of which OPPA is a member. No identifying information will be shared in the final report, which may be shared with payers, however, BHPCIA may select quotes that illustrate important trends and themes. All responses are optional. Your feedback will help to inform our advocacy efforts in Ohio. Note: As professional associations, we are bound by state and federal antitrust laws which generally prohibit discussion of of actual or proposed fees and economic factors that influence fee levels.

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09/26/2022

Worth repeating: Mandatory Electronic Prescribing of Schedule II Controlled Substances

Effective September 23

Ohio House Bill 193 became effective on September 23. This law establishes the requirement that a physician (or other prescriber) issue an electronic prescription when prescribing a Schedule II controlled substance, but also allows for issuance of a written prescription in specified circumstances. Refer to the FAQ developed by the State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy for more details.

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Mon
10
2022
October 10, 2022
7:00PM - 8:00PM

OPPA Government Relations Committee Meeting

Mon
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October 17, 2022
7:00PM - 8:00PM

OPPA Executive Committee Meeting