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How it Works

OHIO PPO Connect is a provider-owned, Ohio-based network with a local, regional and statewide approaches to health care delivery, bringing together the experience and expertise of Ohio Health Choice (Akron), Quality Care Partners (Zanesville), and the OSU Health Plan (Columbus). Ohio PPO Connect covers over 150,000 lives—and our customer retention approaches 95% to 100%! Whether you have multiple worksite locations or employees working from home, more and more self-funded employers are looking for seamless, cost- effective, reliable, statewide network solution, and Ohio PPO Connect fits the bill.

Services it provides

  • Covers both fully insured and self- funded business

  • Offers carrier-competitive discounts to employer groups

  • Has competitive access fees that are reviewed annually and have been stable since our inception

  • Offers a menu of services at competitive prices including case management, wellness services, disease management, and utilization review

  • Serves as a viable alternative to major carrier networks with cost competitive discounts

  • Provides GEO-Access and Disruption Reporting: we’ll help you decide if our network will be a good fit for you, and we’ll work to minimize any potential disruptions in member services. Because our network is so broad, disruption is often insignificant

  • Supplies claims routing and repricing systems that operate efficiently with a minimal turnaround time

  • Provides a Wrap Network Option for Hospitals

  • Please feel free to contact any of the networks shown below


    Ohio PPO Connect Contacts

    The Ohio State University Health Plan

    Theresa Shipley, PAHM, COC, CPC, CPCO, CPC-P, Network Contracting & Provider Relations
    614-292-1921
    (Sales & Repricing Issues ONLY)
    theresa.shipley@osumc.edu
    700 Ackerman Rd. Suite 440
    Columbus, Ohio 43202
    https://osuhealthplan.com/providers
    Ohio Health Choice

    Lisa Viront, Sr. Account Executive
    330-996-8236
    800-554-0027
    virontl@ohiohealthchoice.com
    168 East Market Street
    Akron, Ohio 44308
    www.OhioHealthChoice.com
    Quality Care Partners

    Jennifer Martin, Public Relations Marketing Specialist
    740-455-5199 ext 1153
    888-258-7621
    jmartin@qualitycarepartners.com
    33 South Fifth St
    Zanesville, Ohio 43701
    www.QualityCarePartners.com



    Interested in an overview of the Ohio PPO Connect Network Option? More information can be found on the About Ohio PPO Connect page