Medicaid expansion

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7:50 pm
Mon July 28, 2014

Medicaid Numbers Are Up, Uninsured Are Down Significantly

When Ohio expanded Medicaid last fall, Governor John Kasich estimated as many as 330 thousand more people would take advantage. 

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7:04 am
Fri February 14, 2014

More Ohioans Enroll In Medicaid

23 thousand newly eligible low-income Ohioans enrolled in Medicaid last month, as part of an expansion of the program promoted by Governor John Kasich.

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7:36 pm
Wed January 29, 2014

Over 54-thousand Ohioans Use Website To Apply For Medicaid

Ohio officials say they've received more than 54,000 applications from people seeking Medicaid health coverage through a new state website.

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8:15 pm
Thu January 2, 2014

Medicaid Applications Rolling In On New State Website

Ohio officials say they've received more than 17,000 applications from people seeking Medicaid health coverage through a new state website.

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11:10 am
Mon December 23, 2013

Ruling Sets Future For Medicaid Expansion

Now that the Ohio Supreme Court has made a decision on Medicaid expansion, it appears it’s here to stay - at least for now.

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7:50 pm
Mon December 16, 2013

Medicaid Expansion Supporters Decide To Drop Referendum Petition

Supporters of extending Medicaid have abandoned an effort that could have put the issue before Ohio voters, because they say two actions by state officials made expansion a reality.

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8:57 pm
Mon November 25, 2013

State Defends Controlling Board Decision On Medicaid Expansion To Ohio Supreme Court

State attorneys say an Ohio legislative panel acted consistently with state law and standard practice when it approved funding an expansion of the Medicaid program last month.

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8:06 pm
Wed November 20, 2013

State Senators Approve Legislation To Limit Power Of State Controlling Board

Ohio senators have approved a bill to place limits on a legislative board that had a key role in the state's expansion of Medicaid.

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7:12 am
Thu November 14, 2013

Enrollment In Expanded Medicaid Program Begins Next Month

The state says 366 thousand low-income Ohioans who are newly eligible for coverage under Medicaid expansion may start signing up on December 9th.

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6:11 pm
Wed November 13, 2013

Debate Continues Over How To Use Medicaid Expansion Surplus

Ohio is expected to have a surplus of 400 million dollars as a result of expanding Medicaid.

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12:52 pm
Mon October 28, 2013

Anti-abortion Groups Split Over Medicaid Expansion

The fight over Medicaid expansion has shown a deep split between Republicans who support Gov. Kasich on the issue and those who oppose his decision to go ahead with it.

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6:54 am
Fri October 25, 2013

Should Ohioans Get A Taxcut Because Of Medicaid Expansion?

As Ohio prepares to expand Medicaid, there are questions about who will benefit and whether taxpayers should get a tax cut.

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6:41 am
Thu October 24, 2013

Law Professor Thinks Medicaid Expansion Will Stand

Ohio Governor John Kasich's decision to sidestep the legislature and use the state Controlling Board to expand Medicaid has Tea Party-backed critics mounting a legal challenge.

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6:32 am
Thu October 24, 2013

Figures Differ On Low-Income Ohioans Covered Under Medicaid Expansion

When Medicaid expansion was discussed in recent months, advocates said it would allow coverage for 275 thousand low-income Ohioans.

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12:49 pm
Wed October 23, 2013

Bill Would Give Medicaid Expansion Savings To Taxpayers

One of the Republican Senators who voted to allow the state to accept two and a half billion federal dollars for Medicaid expansion has introduced a bill to give Ohioans a tax break.

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6:56 pm
Tue October 22, 2013

Conservative Groups Sue State Over Medicaid Expansion Plan

Anti-abortion groups and six Republican lawmakers in Ohio are suing the state over a move to fund an expansion of the Medicaid health program.

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7:22 am
Tue October 22, 2013

Controlling Board Approves Medicaid Expansion

The State Controlling Board has approved expanding Medicaid to cover thousands more low-income Ohioans.

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1:50 pm
Fri October 11, 2013

Kasich Moving Ahead On Plan To Expand Medicaid

An expansion of Medicaid in Ohio could hinge on approval from a little known, but powerful state panel.

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11:05 am
Mon September 30, 2013

How Kasich Could Expand Medicaid Without Legislative Approval

Beginning Tuesday, Ohioans can sign up on the new marketplace for health insurance called exchanges. But thousands of low income Ohioans would be eligible for Medicaid coverage if the state were to expand the program.

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1:36 pm
Mon September 23, 2013

Debate Over Medicaid Expansion

A coalition of backers of Medicaid expansion has started its petition drive to put the issue before voters if lawmakers don’t expand the program to 275,000 low income Ohioans – as Gov. John Kasich had proposed in his original budget.

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