The Health Policy Institute of Ohio is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization (Click here to view our most recent IRS form 990) that serves as Ohio’s nonpartisan, independent source for forecasting health trends, analyzing key health issues, and communicating current research to policymakers, state agencies and other decision-makers.


HPIO’s offices are located at:

10 W. Broad Street, Suite 1050
Columbus, Ohio 43215-3418

Main phone number: 614.224.4950

Fax number: 614.732.5287

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Since its founding in 2003, HPIO has become the state’s trusted source of information and leadership on health policy issues. In the past, Ohio decision makers often had to rely on data and analysis provided by interest groups with particular perspectives and agendas. HPIO’s mission is to provide nonpartisan, unbiased research, analysis and communication that enables policymakers to make the most informed decisions possible on matters that affect the health of all Ohioans.

HPIO is a member of the following organizations:

HPIO is committed to diversity

The Health Policy Institute of Ohio ensures equal employment opportunity in accordance with the Ohio Revised Code 125.111 and all applicable federal regulations and guidelines. For more information on our Affirmative Action Program, click here.

HPIO is committed to promoting a healthy work environment

  • Healthy food policy to promote healthy food and beverages at meetings and events
  • Employee wellness benefit (all employees are eligible for reimbursement of some wellness-related personal expenses)
  • Transportation allowance (can be used for public transportation)
  • CoGo bike share membership and bike helmets for staff
  • Office furniture to promote activity (ball chair, standing desk)
  • Advocated for ability to use stairs in building (encouraged management to unlock doors to stairwells and add signs marking stairs)
  • Office location near farmer’s market and bike/walking path
  • Bike parking on site

Learn more about HPIO

Who we are

Strategic plan


Recent work

The Health Policy Institute of Ohio publishes a quarterly newsletter, HPIO Notes, to update its supporters on its recent work:

Interested in interning at HPIO?

The Health Policy Institute of Ohio (HPIO) offers internship opportunities to students who are interested in learning more about health policy and want to gain practical experience in the workplace. Click here for more details


Whatever label comes to mind when you hear “Health Policy Institute of Ohio” – we hope it is accompanied by a feeling of trust, a clear connection to our vision to advance the health of all Ohioans, and a confidence that we are working to make the complex simpler and the solutions easier to achieve.