LeadingAge Ohio is a nonprofit organization that represents approximately 500 long-term care organizations and hospices, as well as those providing ancillary health care and housing services, in more than 150 Ohio towns and cities. The continuum of care reflected by the member organizations serve an estimated 400,000 elderly Ohioans daily and employ more than 35,000 persons statewide.
Senior services providers include senior housing, both subsidized and market rate, adult day care, home- and community-based services, assisted living and skilled nursing. A majority of LeadingAge Ohio members are faith-based and provide many or all of these services.
LeadingAge Ohio is a member-driven organization, with leadership elected by peers from around the state. The leadership team is composed of the Board of Directors, including executive committee officers; regional directors, responsible for organizing in-district member meetings; and delegates, who represent LeadingAge Ohio at our national organization. Strategic committees, action councils and special interest groups comprised of members from around the state help to develop and oversee governing policies and positions.
The Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM) is providing the following guidance to nursing facilities and county department of job and family services (CDJFS) regarding the backlogged ODM 9401s not processed before Ohio Benefits went live on August 1.
The LeadingAge Ohio Annual Business Meeting will be held in conjunction with the upcoming 2016 Annual Conference and Trade Show, Stronger Together, on Friday, September 9, 2016 from 9:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Hyatt Regency Columbus.
ODM will audit Medicaid election statements from all Ohio Hospices serving Medicaid patients beginning late August. In discussions with ODM, they expect this audit to take place through October 31, 2016.
Effective August 1, 2016, the Ohio Department of Medicaid has updated the form and process for completing the ODM 9401, previously the Facility CDJFS Transmittal. Depending on the type of request and/or update, nursing facilities (NF) will submit the ODM 9401 to either:
August 30, 2016
Healthy Aging Begins at Home: An Ohio Conversation
Sheraton Columbus at Capitol Square, Columbus, OH
September 7, 2016
Golf Club of Dublin, 5805 Eiterman Road, Dublin, OH 43016
September 8, 2016
Hyatt Regency- Columbus