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Our very own Marla Root will be presenting The Power of Your Story: How to Become an Advocate at this years OCALICON conference. Our session is happening today at 1:30pm ET. Marla is honored to be presenting along side Kathi Machle of the Autism Society of Central Ohio and Teresa Kobelt from OCALI, both parents …Read More →
Medicaid’s OhioRise initiative kicks off July 1st. Focus on Supporting Youth in need of Intensive Behavioral Stabilization Services
Date: July 1, 2022Author: Root Consulting, LLC0 Comments Today is a great day for supporters of the advocacy work done by The Elijah Glen Center, Step By Step and so many other parents and advocates. It’s July 1st and parents no longer have to give up custody to the state to access behavioral stabilization services for their children. …Read More →
Governor DeWine Announces Launch of OhioRISE, First-Ever Highly Specialized Behavioral Health Program for Kids with Most Complex Needs July 01, 2022 (COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine today announced the official launch of Ohio Resilience through Integrated Systems and Excellence (OhioRISE), a new Ohio Medicaid specialized managed care behavioral health program for young people with the most …Read More →
I’m very excited to be speaking at the Milestones National Autism Conference this summer, June 15-16! I’ll be presenting virtually about A Parent-To-Parent Guide: What’s Next After Getting a Prescription or Recommendation for ABA Treatment? and I hope you’ll join me for the other 80+ sessions too!Read More →
Department of Insurance: Understanding Mental Health Insurance Benefits for Healthcare Professionals
This live webinar hosted by the Ohio Department of Insurance is geared toward behavioral health providers, billing staff, and other administrative professionals and will explain how the department regulates Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder benefits and provide a tutorial of the department’s Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Benefits tools and resources on the …Read More →
Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA) “Parity Act” Passed in 2008, MHPEA is a federal law that generally prevents group health plans and health insurance issuers that provide mental health or substance use disorder (MH/SUD) benefits from imposing less favorable benefit limitations compared to medical/surgical benefits. It brought mental health and addiction treatments …Read More →