Healthcare

Are You Ready for Ohio PNM to Replace MITS?

The Ohio Medicaid Enterprise System (OMES) is the modernized replacement of most functionalities in the Medicaid Information Technology System (MITS).  On October 1, 2022, your access to MITS will no longer be available–you will have to log into the new Provider Network Management Module (PNM) in order to complete anything you currently do through MITS. […]

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Only Three Weeks Remaining Until PRF Reporting Period 3 Deadline!

If you received more than $10,000 in PRF funds between 1/1/2021 and 6/30/2021, you must report by 9/30/2022.  Generally, this will be providers who received Phase 3 PRF payments and/or November 2020 and December 2020 Nursing Home Infection Control Quality Incentive Payments (QIP). The Provider Relief Fund (PRF) Reporting Period 3 deadline is now only […]

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Ohio Agency Nursing Usage Increases $203 million in 2021

It is no secret that nursing facilities (NF) nationwide are in the midst of a severe staffing crisis that has been exacerbated by the pandemic. We’ve had many conversations with our clients about the difficulties in finding and retaining direct care staff despite large wage increases and incentives. This industry-wide problem has resulted in unprecedented […]

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July 1, 2022 Ohio ICF Medicaid Rates

The Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities (DODD) has finalized the fiscal year (FY) 2023 Medicaid rates for Ohio Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities (ICF) effective 7/1/2022 to 6/30/2023 using the provisions in the Senate bill amendment SB 239.  This amendment removed the ICF Cap and Rollback methodology included in HB 110, which […]

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July 1, 2022 Ohio NF Medicaid Rates

The Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM) has finalized the fiscal year (FY) 2023 Medicaid rates for Ohio nursing facilities (NF) effective 7/1/2022 to 12/31/2022 using the provisions in the biennium budget bill, HB 110, including additional funding for the quality incentive payments and a correction to the ancillary/support price.  The statewide average 7/1/2022 Medicaid rate […]

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