Medicaid

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7:52 pm
Fri December 20, 2013

Court Upholds Board's Medicaid Expansion Vote

Ohio's high court has upheld a state legislative panel's vote to fund an expansion of Medicaid.

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7:02 am
Tue December 10, 2013

Nearly 12 Hundred Signed Up For Medicaid On Monday

Ohio is seeing an increase in online applications for Medicaid now that many low-income residents may sign up through a new website.

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12:19 pm
Mon December 9, 2013

State Launches Online Medicaid Enrollment Option

Low-income Ohioans can start signing up for Medicaid coverage online, along with those who are newly eligible under an expansion of the health program.

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7:25 am
Thu December 5, 2013

Ohio House Approves Medicaid Oversight Bill

Majority Republicans in the Ohio House have approved a bill to create a new oversight committee for Medicaid and take steps to limit the cost growth of the program for the poor and disabled.

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8:55 am
Tue November 5, 2013

Ohio Gets Share Of Settlement With Drug Maker

Ohio's Medicaid program will receive 52.7 million dollars from the newly-announced 2.2 billion dollar national settlement with Johnson & Johnson and a subsidiary.

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6:58 am
Fri July 5, 2013

State Rebids Medicaid Contracts

Many Ohioans on Medicaid will see a revamped program under new contracts with health plans taking effect this month.

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8:29 pm
Mon April 29, 2013

Debate Over Medicaid Expansion In Ohio

Ohio’s lawmakers are studying ways to change Ohio’s Medicaid program so that it can operate efficiently under new federal standards.

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7:29 am
Fri March 1, 2013

Kasich Asks Foodbanks To Help With Medicaid Expansion

Ohio Governor John Kasich is asking supporters of the state's food banks to help him convince his fellow Republicans in the Legislature to extend Medicaid coverage.

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6:57 am
Fri March 1, 2013

Athens County Leader Criticizes State Budget Plan

The head of the Athens County Job and Family Services agency says Governor John Kasich's decision to expand Medicaid is only part of what's needed.

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7:37 am
Thu February 28, 2013

Managed-care Provider Leaving Downtown

Buckeye Community Health Plan says it will move its office from South 3rd Street Downtown to Easton Town Center and add 118 jobs in the next several months.

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8:16 am
Tue February 26, 2013

Tea Party To Back GOP Primary Challengers

Ohio Tea Party activists say they will back Republican candidates who challenge any GOP lawmakers voting for the expansion of Medicaid.

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9:38 am
Fri February 22, 2013

Medicaid Divides Kasich, Tea Party

Ohio's John Kasich is one of the nation's most conservative governors.

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7:15 am
Fri February 15, 2013

Lawmakers Hear More On Medicaid Expansion

An Ohio House committee Thursday heard more details of Governor John Kasich's plan to expand Medicaid under the federal health care law.

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8:44 am
Thu February 14, 2013

Governor Says Budget Plan Not Fracturing His Party

Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich is brushing off suggestions that policies in his two-year state budget proposal are fracturing his party.

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8:13 am
Tue February 5, 2013

State Budget Includes Medicaid Expansion

Governor John Kasich's two year state budget plan proposes expanding Medicaid services, a move that would give 365-thousand poor people access to health care.

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10:26 am
Thu January 24, 2013

Batchelder Questions Medicaid Expansion

Ohio House Speaker Bill Batchelder says his Republican colleagues have concerns about the expense of expanding Medicaid, though he has yet to discuss with them whether the state should increase coverage.

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7:14 pm
Wed December 12, 2012

State okays plan to avoid Medicaid/Medicare duplication

Ohio has reached an agreement with the federal government on a plan aimed at better coordinating medical care for some of the state's sickest and most expensive patients.

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12:31 pm
Tue November 27, 2012

Kasich On Possible Medicaid Cuts

Ohio Governor John Kasich chaired the U.S. House budget committee in the mid 1990s.

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10:13 am
Thu September 27, 2012

Over-prescribing Anti-psychotic Drugs For Kids?

State child welfare officials are launching a one million dollar study to determine whether anti-psychotic drugs are being over-prescribed for kids on Medicaid, especially those in foster care.

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9:44 am
Fri August 17, 2012

Aetna Lawsuit Dismissed

State health officials say a Franklin County judge has dismissed a lawsuit seeking to block implementation of certain Medicaid contracts.

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