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Doctors & Hospitals Win Again in Court on Price Transparency

On February 7, 2020 the 6th District Court of Appeals of Ohio ruled in favor of the OSMA, Ohio Hospital Association (OHA) and other health care organizations in its lawsuit seeking to prevent implementation of a price transparency law enacted in 2016.


Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM) is proposing some sweeping changes—give your feedback!

The OSMA advocated for significant changes to the Ohio Medicaid Managed Care Progra—and we were heard. Using our initial feedback, the Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM) is proposing some sweeping changes to simplify physician and patient interaction with the system and again is asking for our feedback on the proposal.


Modern Payment Solutions for Modern Medicine

With one simple, healthcare-centric payment gateway, hospitals & clinics can now give their patients the flexibility to manage their financial obligation anytime, anywhere. 90 percent of our clients reported an increase in cash flow from patients utilizing the Best Card payment platform.


Doctors: How to Talk to Patients About Nutrition and Diet

Andrew M. Freeman, MD, FACC, co-chair of the Lifestyle and Nutrition Workgroup with the American College of Cardiology, explains that the drugs we use to treat heart disease can be wonderful tools, but they don’t really focus on a cure or reversal—they only control the disease.

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Smart Rx

Safe Medicine and
Responsible Treatment  

As Ohio continues to address the opioid abuse epidemic, the Smart Rx® online learning experience is designed for the busy physician and keeps prescribers in-step and up-to-date. The training modules are on-demand, FREE to OSMA members, and readily accessible to prescribers from our partnering health systems.

  • Resources for properly prescribing opioids
  • Alternatives for treating pain
  • Updates on current policy and regulations

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