The Ohio Medicaid program anticipates enrolling beneficiaries with serious mental illness (SMI) or addiction disorder in a new behavioral health care coordination program slated to launch in the summer of 2018. The state is asking behavioral health provider organizations interested in participating in the program to complete a readiness assessment by March 2, 2018. The program is intended for individuals who have a behavioral health condition and a high likelihood of significant service use, or an adverse event related to the behavioral health condition. The program is anticipated to enroll 5% to 10% of Ohio Medicaid’s overall behavioral health . . .
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