State Innovation Models Initiative: Model Design Project Profiles

State of Ohio

Geographic Reach: Ohio
Funding Amount: $3,000,000

Summary

Over the next 6 months, the State of Ohio will receive up to $3,000,000 to develop its State Health Care Innovation Plan.  Funding will be subject to successful completion of the terms and conditions for the State Innovation Model initiative.

Ohio will develop a plan to improve overall health system performance through statewide implementation of innovative payment and delivery models. Ohio proposes a planning process that engages public and private stakeholders to formalize a comprehensive plan to build upon ongoing transformation activities, with potential refinements based on learning to date and stakeholder feedback. The goal of the project will be to create a roadmap for expanding the capacity and availability of qualified medical homes to most Ohioans, and to define and administer episode-based payments for acute medical events across Medicaid/CHIP, Medicare, and commercially insured patients.

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