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Addiction Policy Forum Launches Statewide Resource Line to Address Opioid Crisis in Ohio

Hotline provides confidential support from addiction counselors


Ohio Department of Insurance to Host “Welcome to Medicare” Events

Soon-to-be Medicare eligible Ohioans encouraged to attend

Experts will cover topics such as Medicare Part A and B benefits, Part D prescription drug coverage, Medicare Supplement plans, Medicare Advantage plans, financial assistance and key deadlines. The events run April 3 to June 21.


New Executive Director at Ohio ACOFP

Wills Retires and Transitions to Executive Director Emeritus


ADVOCACY IN ACTION

OOA Discusses Palliative Care Issues with Rep. LaTourette


DO Match Day Produces Nearly 1,000 Primary Care Residents

Primary Care Specialties Account for 62 Percent of Matches

More than 1,600 osteopathic medical school seniors and graduates matched into osteopathic residencies in 25 specialties.


ICD-10 Codes Required on Opioid Prescriptions Starting December 29


OHF Boards Announce New CEO and Fall Funding Awards

Funding from the Foundations will support a new dental safety net clinic; osteopathic graduate medical education; recovery and treatment services for individuals experiencing substance use disorders; increased access to breast health services; and expanded home ownership opportunities for low-income families.


Physicians and Nurses Reach Consensus on HB 216

Before adjourning in May, the Ohio House of Representatives passed a compromise version of HB 216, which modernizes the advance practice nurse (APRN) practice act. The the bill now goes to the Senate for consideration.


ODH Posts Concussion Education Tools Online

The web site contains valuable resources for players, parents, coaches, referees, and physicians. In addition to materials specifically required HB 143, the site also contains a list of frequently asked questions, fact sheets for coaches and parents, and CDC diagnosis and management educational articles for physicians. Click here to visit the web site: www.healthyohioprogram.org/concussion .

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