The OPPA, a district branch of the American Psychiatric Association, is a statewide medical specialty organization whose more than 1,000 physician members specialize in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mental illnesses, including substance use disorders.

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BWC provider office staff sessions to begin Sept. 19

BWC started provider office staff outreach sessions in June and received an overwhelmingly positive response from attendees wanting to reconnect. Office staff members are sharing their issues and challenges for providing excellent service for Ohio’s injured workers.


Statewide Medicaid and My Care Ohio MCP forums to begin Sept. 7

Ohio's Medicaid and MyCare Ohio managed care plans (MCPs) are hosting regional forums for behavioral health (BH) providers to provide updates on preparations for BH Redesign and Managed Care integration. This is a good opportunity for BH providers to get specific information, ask technical questions, and to meet key contacts with all the Medicaid managed care plans.


Research Watch - July 2017 now available

Research Watch is an initiative by the residents of Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center in the form of a monthly e-publication, which aims to inform psychiatry residents and faculty of notable articles published in prominent research and educational journals, with the hope of promoting a culture of incorporating latest research in our psychiatric worldview. Read More


CCS summarizes the budget outcome for Medicaid and Health

In the final installment of the State Budgeting Matters series covering Ohio’s biennial budget, the Center for Community Solutions looks at the Ohio Department of Medicaid and the Ohio Department of Health. Given the very rare veto overrides took place, most of which dealt with Medicaid, this analysis explains what happened between Conference Committee and the House, and what the Senate has to deliberate in the coming weeks.


OhioMHAS received an all-funds increase over 12% in the budget

The Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services received an all-funds increase of over 12 percent in the recently enacted State Budget, according to the Center for Community Solutions in its final review of Ohio's FSY 2018-2019 budget.

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 August 2017 
August 26, 2017

OPPA Council Meeting

OPPA offices, upstairs

September 11, 2017

OPPA Government Relations Committee


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