The GREAT Family of Ohio DOs

The Ohio Osteopathic Association is a non-profit professional association that advocates for Ohio's 4,441 licensed osteopathic physicians (DOs), 21 health-care facilities accredited by the American Osteopathic Association's Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP), and Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine. DOs represent 13 percent of the total physicians practicing in Ohio and 26 percent of the state's family physicians. OOA has been serving the osteopathic profession and Ohioans since 1898. The OOA's mission includes promoting Ohio's public health and advancing the distinctive philosophy and practice of osteopathic medicine. 

 OOA Nominates Robert W. Hostoffer, Jr, DO, to Serve on American Osteopathic Association Board of Trustees 
He wants the osteopathic family to all PULL together

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OOA Supports Step Therapy Reform Legislation

Sen. Peggy Lehner (R-Kettering) has introduced legislation in the Ohio Senate and Rep. Terry Johnson (R-McDermott) will lead companion legislation in the Ohio House. The bills will give doctors a transparent and standardized process to appeal step therapy requirements for patients needing a particular medication. Get all the information you need to Take Action at

New Strategic Vision Developed for Ohio DOs

With the help of facilitator Josh Mintz, of Cavanaugh Hagan Pierson & Mintz, a management consulting firm in Washington, DC, the process included one-on-one interviews with key informants, an online survey, focus groups, and a final summit with leaders from the OOA, OU-HCOM, CORE, and Osteopathic Heritage Foundations. Read more about the process and see copies of key recommendations and reports.

Columbus DO Testifies at Ohio House of Representatives

Profession Opposes Scope of Practice Bill

OOA Installs New President

Family Physician from Piketon to Lead the State Association

Ohio AG Files Lawsuit Against Opioid Manufacturers

Alleges drug companies engaged in fraudulent marketing

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