On October 28, 2020, the Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM) released a request for applications (RFA) seeking a Medicaid managed care organization (MCO) to operate the Ohio Resilience through Integrated Systems and Excellence (OhioRISE) program, a specialized managed care program for youth with complex behavioral health and multi-system needs. OhioRISE will feature a new 1915(c) Medicaid waiver, and the program is structured as a prepaid inpatient health plan (PIHP) that will provide comprehensive and highly coordinated behavioral health services. Proposals are due by December 16, 2020, and awards are anticipated by February 19, 2021. The contract is slated . . .