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Programs and Services

The Ohio Hospital Association is committed to collaborating with its hospital and health system members as well as other professional and community organizations on a wide variety of programs and initiatives. 


Advance Directives

Advance Directives are documents to direct medical care when a patient is unable to communicate their own wishes due to a medical condition. In Ohio, do not resuscitate orders, living wills, organ donation and durable powers of attorney are advance directives that are authorized by state law. Learn more >>>


Employment and Labor

The OHA Labor and Employment Web site is devoted to Ohio health care employment and labor law issues and activities. Learn more >>>

Energy and Sustainability Program

OHA assists hospitals with energy conservation projects, operating both a natural gas program and an electricity program. Learn more >>>

Physician Leadership Institute

Formed in 2013, PLIO is a partnership between OHA, the Ohio State Medical Association (OSMA) and the Physician Leadership Institute. The innovative program provides Ohio physicians with a forum to become transformational leaders in clinically integrated delivery systems across Ohio. The program aims to improve leadership skills in the area of physician hospital relations, team management, care coordination and population health management. Learn more >>>


The Workers’ Compensation Benchmarking Service was conceived of, designed and developed by the OHA Safety Leadership Council. The program aims to promote employee safety management best practices by assisting hospitals in evaluating safety performance. Learn more >>>


Whether it’s the RAC, the MAC, the MIC or any other 3rd party audit review, TRACKer™Pro will guide the way.

To meet the growing need of health care providers to manage external auditing of health care claims, the Ohio Hospital Association has teamed up with GNYHA Ventures, Inc.* and its technology partner Bluemark to offer TRACKerTM PRO, a dynamic Web-based method to effectively manage the time-sensitive and complex workflow and documentation requirements needed to satisfy third-party payer audit activity.  Initially designed to manage audits resulting from Medicare’s Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) demonstration program that began in 2005, TRACKerTM PRO was expanded to handle audits from Medicare fee-for-service contractors, Medicaid, and other third-party insurers.

TRACKerTM PRO is used by over 300 providers nationwide including a larger number of Ohio facilities to manage audit record requests, process determination letters, image documentation, navigate the multi-tiered rebuttal and appeal process, and report on all process and financial activity associated with these audits. Learn more >>>
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