Ohio prison officials want to be able to save money by releasing inmates who require round-the-clock medical care or are otherwise incapacitated.
Taft Could Sign Mental Health Parity Bill
There are indications that Ohio Governor Bob Taft might sign a bill that would require private health insurers to cover mental health problems the same way they do physical illnesses.
Taft has indicated in the past that he would not sign such a measure. Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles reports.