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Ohio Takes Next Steps to Modernize Eligibility Systems

The Ohio Office of Health Transformation has released for public comment a draft request to "waive" existing barriers to eligibility simplification, part of an initiative to streamline and simplify outdated eligibility processes for health and human services. Interested parties have until July 6 to submit comments, which OHT will consider for incorporation into a final Medicaid 1115 Demonstration Waiver request to the federal government in July 2012.

For more information on Ohio's plans to modernize eligibility determination systems, to view the draft waiver request and related documents, and for more information about how to provide comments on the draft request, click here.

Go to this link to access the Office of Health Transformation website OHT Website  

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