The OPPA, a district branch of the American Psychiatric Association, is a statewide medical specialty organization whose more than 1,000 physician members specialize in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mental illnesses, including substance use disorders.

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Research Watch - July 2017 now available

Research Watch is an initiative by the residents of Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center in the form of a monthly e-publication, which aims to inform psychiatry residents and faculty of notable articles published in prominent research and educational journals, with the hope of promoting a culture of incorporating latest research in our psychiatric worldview. Read More


CCS summarizes the budget outcome for Medicaid and Health

In the final installment of the State Budgeting Matters series covering Ohio’s biennial budget, the Center for Community Solutions looks at the Ohio Department of Medicaid and the Ohio Department of Health. Given the very rare veto overrides took place, most of which dealt with Medicaid, this analysis explains what happened between Conference Committee and the House, and what the Senate has to deliberate in the coming weeks.


OhioMHAS received an all-funds increase over 12% in the budget

The Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services received an all-funds increase of over 12 percent in the recently enacted State Budget, according to the Center for Community Solutions in its final review of Ohio's FSY 2018-2019 budget.


Medical Board implements changes with their new eLicense Conversion

As part of the eLicense conversion, the Medical Board will no longer accept paper applications, including for training certificates. In addition, physician assistant supervision agreements must now be uploaded, updated and managed through the e-License Portal.


Ethics and the "Goldwater Rule"

Earlier this month, the American Psychoanalytic Association sent an email to its members encouraging them to offer analysis on behavior among those in the public eye if they feel inclined to do so. The American Psychiatric Association maintains its position that it unethical to do so.

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Subscribe to OPPA Upcoming EventsUpcoming Events

 August 2017 
August 26, 2017

OPPA Council Meeting

OPPA offices, upstairs

September 11, 2017

OPPA Government Relations Committee


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