An introduction to ‘essential health benefits’: Ohio’s role in determining services covered by insurance post-2014
A policy brief (pdf, 6 pages) that outlines Ohio’s options for setting standards for “essential health benefits” that small-group and individual insurance plans will have to offer starting in 2014.
What is ‘Policy, System and Environmental Change’?
Policy, system and environmental change is a way of thinking about how to effectively improve health in a community.
Prevention policy and advocacy glossary
A glossary of prevention-related terms created by the Ohio Wellness & Prevention Network.
The Supreme Court’s ruling on the Affordable Care Act: A review of the decision and its impact on Ohio
A policy brief (pdf, 8 pages) summarizing the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act, with analysis of state options for expanding Medicaid coverage.
Modernizing Medicaid Eligibility: A review of Ohio’s proposal
A policy brief (pdf, 6 pages) summarizing the Governor’s Office of Health Transformation’s “Medicaid Eligibility Modernization Project.”
Public Health Futures: Considerations for a new framework for local public health in Ohio
Recognizing the need to respond to current financial and political challenges and to propose new approaches to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of local public health in Ohio, AOHC established
Final rules and key stakeholder considerations regarding exchange establishment and functions
A policy brief (pdf, 8 pages) that summarizes major provisions of the “exchange establishment and functions” final rule released by the federal Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
Stakeholder considerations for ACA exchange and Medicaid interim final rules
A brief outlining stakeholder considerations of the federal Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) exchange establishment and eligibility final rule and Medicaid final rules.
Health Data Transparency Basics
Modeled after HPIO’s Ohio Medicaid Basics publication, Health Data Transparency Basics provides an overview of the availability...
Final rules for the Medicare Shared Savings Program
An update to our May 2011 publication on the Medicare Shared Savings Program, with a summary of the final rules adopted by the Department of Health and Human Services.