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LEAP Mourns the Loss of Deborah Nebel

Posted July 08, 2014 in LEAP in the News

LEAP lost a champion July 5 when Deborah Nebel, our longtime director of public policy, died after suffering a brain hemorrhage in April.Deborah made an amazing impact not only on all of us at LEAP,... read more

MyCare Ohio Has Begun!

Posted April 09, 2014 in LEAP in the News

MyCare Ohio—the demonstration project that aims to provide better coordinated and more cost-effective health care through managed care for Ohio’s dual eligibles—has begun.If you are a“dual-eligible”—meaning you are covered by both Medicare and Medicaid—and live... read more

First Notices of Enrollment in MyCare Ohio Demonstration Project Sent Out

Posted January 09, 2014 in LEAP in the News

About 114,000 Ohioans have received notices from the state's Department of Medicaid that they will be enrolled in a demonstration project called MyCare Ohio. The program is aimed at better coordinating health care through managed... read more

LEAP Launches Formal Peer Support Program

Posted November 21, 2013 in LEAP in the News

When people who have faced similar life experiences and problems meet, a sense of trust often develops very quickly. Connecting with someone who’s “been in your shoes” is one of the most powerful of human... read more

Big Changes Coming for Those Who Receive Both Medicare and Medicaid

Posted November 19, 2013 in LEAP in the News

Northeast Ohio residents who receive both Medicare and Medicaid are facing some big changes early next year. If you haven’t heard the terms dual eligible, ICDS, or MyCare Ohio, you soon will. But don’t worry!... read more