Families Who Rely on BCMH Extend Their Thanks to the Ohio AAP for Fighting to Keep the Program

Families who rely on the Bureau of Children with Medical Handicaps (BCMH) have reached out to the Ohio AAP to extend their thanks for the Chapter’s fight to keep the important program. “Thank you for your effort in standing against this proposed cut,” Liz Skerl, a mother living in Hilliard wrote to the Ohio AAP. Read More »

Pediatricians Urge a New Path Forward After AHCA is Pulled

The Ohio AAP would like to thank our members who responded to our advocacy alerts to contact your legislators and urge them to oppose the American Health Care Act. We know our members were making calls and sending emails between patients and midnight shifts. The U.S. House of Representatives failed to pass the legislation, making it clear that your voices were heard. Read More »

#100Stories Project

As America debates the future of healthcare, the voices of pediatric patients, parents, and child health professionals must be heard! The Ohio AAP is collecting 100 stories, in 100 words or less, during the first 100 days of the new administration. We will share these stories with our elected officials in local, state, and federal government as we take a stand for children across Ohio and around the country. Read More »

Improving Adolescent Well Care: Legislation, Lobbying and the Logic

You’re invited to the Ohio AAP’s Expert/Executive Roundtable on Friday, April 28, 2017 from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm at the Ohio AAP Office at 94-A Northwoods Boulevard in Columbus. The discussion will include Adolescent Well Visits vs Sports Clearance Visits, legislative action steps, and managing and measuring action plans for 2017. Read More »