Job & Family Services Requests for Proposals

Request for Applications (RFA)#: R-1011-07-8027 for Medical Technical Advisors
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The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) releases this open-ended Request for Applications (RFA) to receive responses from qualified medical professionals interested in serving as Medical Technical Advisors (MTAs) to ODJFS.  MTAs provide the clinical expertise necessary in the administration of Ohio’s Medicaid Program by performing prior authorization reviews for healthcare services, drug utilization reviews, disability determinations, utilization management, and determinations of medical necessity. ODJFS is seeking these professional services from currently licensed and credentialed professionals, including but not limited to: 

Internal Medicine (MD/DO)
General Medicine (MD/DO)
Pain Management (MD/DO)
Orthopedics (MD/DO)
Neurology (MD/DO)
Psychiatry/Psychology(MD/DO) (Ph.D/Psy.D/Ed.D)
General Surgery/Plastic Surgery (MD/DO)
Podiatry (DPM)
Pharmacists (R.Ph. and/or Pharm.D.)
Dental/Orthodontics/Oral Surgery (DDS)
Optometry (OD)
Ophthalmology (MD/DO)
Respiratory Therapy (RRT)  

All interested applicants must possess appropriate medical credentials and sufficient basic computing skills to perform clinical reviews in an electronic format.  ODJFS plans to offer contracts for MTA services to qualified licensed/credentialed medical professionals in sufficient numbers for the efficient and effective operation of the Medicaid program.  Interested medical professionals are to follow the instructions and guidelines provided in this RFA document to demonstrate to ODJFS their qualifications to perform the services that will be required of  selected MTAs.  ODJFS is under no obligation to consider or respond in any way to any medical professionals’ applications that are not prepared and submitted in accordance with this RFA.


RFA - Primary Document