Posted on 05/10/2018Ohio's proposal, initially announced in February, aligns with the existing requirements for work and community engagement used under SNAP and the ABAWD program.
Posted on 05/10/2018Several studies reveal that healthy diets can not only prevent type 2 diabetes, but can also improve cholesterol levels, reduce hypertension and decrease heart disease.
Posted on 05/03/2018The opioid epidemic continues to be a painful reality that plagues the communities where we work and live...We are part of the discussion.
Posted on 04/19/2018Evangeline C. Andarsio, MD, a medical school professor and retired Dayton physician is now president of the Ohio State Medical Association...
Posted on 04/12/2018Once you get patients to "like" you on Facebook, you need to keep them engaged so that they continue to follow your page and share your content...
Posted on 04/12/2018Early this month, Ohio Department of Insurance Director, Jillian Froment, released a bulletin prohibiting insurers and pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) from engaging in several practices...
Posted on 04/12/2018Telehealth coverage and expansion of accessibility of telehealth, has been a priority initiative of the OSMA for some time...
Posted on 03/29/2018Thanks to smartphones, 77% of American adults have the answer to almost any question in their pockets. Tech-savvy practices take advantage of this...
Posted on 03/29/2018The American Antitrust Institute (AAI) called upon the Department of Justice to block the merger of CVS-Aetna.
Posted on 03/29/2018It’s the most wonderful time of the year…as we celebrate another National Doctor’s Day on Friday, March 30.
Posted on 03/14/2018Historically, the doctor-patient relationship has been at the heart of medical practice, with administrative tasks and record-keeping at the border. Today, that critical balance is at risk.
Posted on 03/06/2018About 225 million fewer doses of opioids were dispensed to Ohio patients in 2017 compared to 2012.
Posted on 02/14/2018The new Medicare card is a result of MACRA’s requirement that CMS issue Medicare cards that do not display Social Security Numbers
Posted on 02/14/2018HB 145, also known as the “One-Bite” rule. The measure requires the Medical Board to establish a confidential program for the treatment of impaired practitioners.
Posted on 02/12/2018Check-up on workplace human resources posters, forms and policies to ensure you are using the most recent version and minimizing their risk for costly penalties.
Posted on 02/12/2018For many of your patients, work takes up a great deal of their lives. In fact, it’s probably where they spend most of their time. So it makes sense that their jobs would support them in their health, especially when it comes to diabetes.
Posted on 02/01/2018OSMA’s Advocacy team presented joint testimony with the Ohio Hospital Association before the House Insurance Committee on HB 416, a new legislative proposal concerning price transparency.
Posted on 01/18/2018Learn the priority issues of the OSMA and actively participate in our policy discussions.
Posted on 01/18/2018The first half of Ohio’s legislative session ended mid-December with a flurry of activity on many OSMA priorities.
Posted on 01/04/2018At the end of the year, the OSMA brought together specialty societies and Anthem to discuss three of its proposed reimbursement policy changes.