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Agenda for BH Redesign 501

“Fundamentals of Behavioral Health Redesign 501 Training’s”


A “Graduate Level Course” to prepare Ohio behavioral health agencies for successful implementation of Medicaid BH Redesign on January 1, 2018, and Managed Care Carve-in on July 1, 2018.

Times are 10:00 a.m. – 03:00 p.m.




10:00 a.m. – 10:05 a.m.  Welcome/Overview of the Day                                   

10:05 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.  Preparing for New BH Code Set: Now – 12/31/17


  • Policy updates since 401 training

  • OAC rules and legislative mandates

  • MCOP contracting and practitioner rostering

  • Beta testing

  • Prior authorization for ACT/IHBT/SUD residential

  • OhioMHAS certification crosswalk

  • ASAM trademark and software

  • Ready-to-go checklist

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.  Start of BH Redesign – Pre Carve-in 1/1/18 – 6/30/18           


  • Monitoring your agency’s claims and IT

  • Correcting any problems (FFS vs. MyCare)

  • State monitoring of BH Redesign implementation

  • Testing claims files before carve-in

  • Enrolling dependently licensed/paraprofessionals

 12:00 p.m. – 01:00 p.m.    LUNCH 

Managed Care Plan reps will be made available  


 01:00 p.m. – 02:00 p.m. Working with Medicaid MCPs: 7/1/18 – Post Carve-in        


  • Monitoring your agency’s claims and IT

  • Plan requirements to follow ODM policy

  • Network Adequacy and Prompt Pay Standards

  • Episodes of care and care coordination initiatives

02:00 p.m. – 02:55 p.m.           Medicaid Basic Billing Training for BH Provider Agencies 

  • Presented by ODM ombuds staff

02:55 p.m. – 03:00 p.m.           Closing           


List of Presenters: 

Mary Haller, Ohio Department of Medicaid
Chezre’ Willoughby, Ohio Department of Medicaid
Ava Cottrell, Ohio Department of Medicaid
Megan Powell, Ohio Department of Medicaid

Douglas Day, Ohio Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services
Monica Peck, Ohio Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services
Beth Ferguson, Ohio Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services
Mathew Loncaric, Ohio Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services


If you are not registered, see below for registration info. Providers are strongly recommended to attend.

Visit the OACBHA BH Redesign 501 Webpage for more information and to register.

You can also click on the dates in red to go to the registration page.

Locations are below:



October 27th, 2017

Xenos Café Auditorium

1394 Community Park Dr.

Columbus, OH  43229


October 30th, 2017

Zane State/OU Campus Center

1555 Newark Road

Zanesville, OH  43701


November 1st, 2017

Top of the Market

32 Webster St.

Dayton, OH  45402


November 3rd, 2017

The Natatorium

2345 Fourth St.

Cuyahoga Falls, OH  44221


November 8th, 2017

Church of the Nazarene

1617 Milan Road

Sandusky, OH  44870