Ohio is seeing an increase in online applications for Medicaid now that many low-income residents may sign up through a new website.
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.
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.
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.
Many Ohioans on Medicaid will see a revamped program under new contracts with health plans taking effect this month.
Ohio’s lawmakers are studying ways to change Ohio’s Medicaid program so that it can operate efficiently under new federal standards.
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.
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.
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.
Ohio Tea Party activists say they will back Republican candidates who challenge any GOP lawmakers voting for the expansion of Medicaid.
Ohio's John Kasich is one of the nation's most conservative governors.
An Ohio House committee Thursday heard more details of Governor John Kasich's plan to expand Medicaid under the federal health care law.
Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich is brushing off suggestions that policies in his two-year state budget proposal are fracturing his party.
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.
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.
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.
Ohio Governor John Kasich chaired the U.S. House budget committee in the mid 1990s.
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.
State health officials say a Franklin County judge has dismissed a lawsuit seeking to block implementation of certain Medicaid contracts.
It's being called the largest health care fraud settlement in US history, and Ohio may get millions of dollars as a result. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.