July 1, 2013 On July 1, 2013, Permedion started a two-year contract valued at $4.3 million with the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS) to oversee a statewide utilization management program for specified Medicaid behavioral health care services. The contract period started July 1, 2013, and runs through June 30, 2015. The state released the request for proposals (RFP CSP901114) on March 12, 2013, with proposals due by April 12, 2013. No additional responses were reported. The incumbent for the contract was Health Care Excel.