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Apr 11 2022
The Ohio Dental Association has lodged a formal complaint with the Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM) concerning its Episodes of Care program. In a letter to Medicaid Director Maureen Corcoran, Dr. Thomas Kelly, ODA president, and Dr. Jennifer Kale, chair of the ODA Council on Access to Care and Public Service and ODA Medicaid Working Group, ... [continue reading]
Apr 6 2022
The Ohio Dental Association has lodged a formal complaint with the Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM) concerning its Episodes of Care program. Click here to view the letter. The ODA Medicaid Working Group strongly suggests that any dentist who has been notified that they must return money either directly to the state of Ohio or to one of the ... [continue reading]
Jan 11 2022
The Ohio Department of Medicaid reports that its next generation managed care program will go live July 1, 2022. In preparation for the next generation program, providers should contact the next generation managed care entities (MCE) that they are interested in contracting with to begin the process to join their provider networks. Provider ... [continue reading]
Aug 11 2021
One of the busiest times of the year has come and gone in the Ohio legislature. The biennial operating budget (House Bill 110) has passed the House and Senate and has been signed by the governor. The budget has to be passed by July 1 in order for the state to continue to operate. The main purpose of the budget is to allocate money to departments ... [continue reading]
Jul 12 2021
On May 19, 2021, Ohio Medicaid vendor Maximus learned of a cybersecurity incident involving an application related to Medicaid providers’ credentialing and licensing data in Ohio, according to the Ohio Department of Medicaid. The incident potentially impacted some personal information about Medicaid providers (such as names, dates of birth, ... [continue reading]
Feb 14 2020
The Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM) recently revised its dental periodicity schedule to recommend that every Medicaid eligible child should have an oral examination at the eruption of the first primary tooth, no later than 12 months of age and semi-annual examinations thereafter. “The periodicity schedule follows professional ... [continue reading]
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