Care Management Entity (CME)

Request for Application

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Local CME Media Outrach Overview

OhioRISE Announces Regional CME Selection


Please join us at 1-2:30 PM  EST on 10/25 for a third session of the OhioRISE CME Request for Application overview:

CME Request for Application Meeting link

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Message from OhioRISE CEO





Care Coordination

Annual Assignment Projections by County

Application responses are due to the Plan by 5:00 PM EST on Wednesday Dec 8, 2021. Please submit applications to You may apply for more than one catchment area, please use a separate email for each catchment area application.

Please include CMEApplication, your organization’s name and the catchment area for which you are applying in the subject line.

CME Application_Organization Name_CatchmentArea


Q&A responses 

Interested applicants are encouraged to submit questions to by Friday October 29, 2021.

Please include Question, your organization’s name and the catchment area(s) for which you are applying in the subject line.

Question_Organization Name_CatchmentArea

Responses to questions will be posted on this site no later than Friday November 5, 2021.

Application Questions

General Information

The OhioRISE Plan will hold an interested entity bidders conference via webinar to discuss the RFA on Monday, October 25, 2021 at 2pm. The virtual meeting is an opportunity for interested entities to learn about the Plan’s approach to a successful implementation of OhioRISE, including the Plan’s framework for care coordination, CME expectations and CME supports. Additionally, we will provide details on the selection process. Bidders are HIGHLY encouraged to attend the conference but are not mandated to be in attendance to submit a proposal.

The Plan will sign contracts with CMEs by January 19, 2022. The Plan and the CABHCOE will begin working with CMEs upon selection to provide training and technical assistance in preparation for Readiness Reviews. Readiness Reviews will take place not less than 60 days prior to July 1, 2022 go-live. The OhioRISE Plan Readiness Review will take place not later than June 1, 2022.


CME RFA Timelines






Issue RFA

Monday, October 18th 4:30 pm

Questions Due

Friday, October 29nd by 5 pm

Aetna responses to questions

Friday, November 5th

Applicant Response due

Wednesday December 8st by 5 pm

Anticipated notification of selected CMEs

Wednesday January 19h



Post Submission



The OhioRISE Plan and CMEs sign contract

Wednesday January 19, 2022

The OhioRISE Plan and CABHCOE begin to work with selected CMEs

Wednesday January 19, 2022

CABHCOE will train CMEs


CME ODM Readiness Review


CME go-live

July 2022