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Prior Authorization Reform – Join The Effort

In order to focus our 2020 advocacy efforts on continuing prior authorization reform, we need your help in completing a comprehensive survey on general issues as well as analyzing specific elements of compliance with the 2016 law. We are asking every practice in Ohio to complete the 10-minute survey.


Ohio Department of Medicaid Announces Uniform Drug List & Other Policy Changes

The Ohio Department of Medicaid announced two major policy changes for 2020. Medicaid will move to a Uniform Drug List (UDL) across all of its managed care plans. There will also be significant changes to the Episodes of Care reporting programing.


Response to The Doctors Company’s Physician Survey on Opioid Use

The Doctors Company’s social media surveys of physicians, as well as national data, demonstrate that the medical community is responding to the message about safe prescribing and is exploring solutions.


Exploring the Benefits of Combining a 401(k) with a Cash Balance Plan

Many business owners have the same financial goals: minimize taxes and increase retirement savings while mitigating cost. Business owners seek to accomplish these goals by adopting a Cash Balance Plan combined with a 401(k) Profit Sharing Plan, as this strategy could be a cost effective way to maximize benefits for business owners.

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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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