Restructuring Medicaid; Surfers in Cleveland
Governor John Kasich has created a new arm of state government that is intended to modernize Ohioâ€™s Medicaid system and improve the quality of health-care services.Â Medicaid reforms – including reimbursements cuts to hospitals, doctors and nursing homes – are a key factor in the governorâ€™s budget proposal.
Joining the show is the man appointed to lead the transformation: Ohio Governorâ€™s Office of Health Transformation Director Greg Moody.
Also in this episode:
The 2010 documentary Out of Place spotlights the little-recognized surfing community of Cleveland, who surf even in the dead of Winter. Surf Ohio Founder/CEO Ron Kaplan and WOSU TV studio crew member Darrin McDonald, who is co-director of the documentary, talk about this community.