The Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM) announced today in an email that the Next Generation phase 3 launch scheduled December 1, 2022, has been delayed until February 1, 2023. The following is an excerpt from the announcement:
"Based on the feedback we have received and our commitment to carefully transitioning, we will not implement the new Next Generation managed care plans and the full Ohio Medicaid Enterprise System (OMES) launch on December 1. The new lineup for implementation is as follows:
Providers should continue conducting business as you do today on and after December 1 - including the processes, procedures and systems used today to submit claims, prior authorizations and complete other administration functions...."
OAMES will continue to monitor news from ODM on Next Generation developments in the coming weeks. If you have any questions, contact OAMES executive director Kam Yuricich or reach out to the Next Generation mailbox.