This February marks the 100th anniversary of an Ohio State tradition. Since 1915, the chimes have been part of University life, housed in one of the oldest and most unique buildings on campus. WOSU’s Tom Rieland has this profile on the Chimes of Orton Hall…
Governor Delays Expanded Medicaid Benefits
The Strickland administration has delayed plans to restore dental benefits for 700,000 low-income Ohioans.
The state also is holding off on boosting Medicaid payments to hospitals and doctors who care for the poor.
Physician and dentist associations are outraged over the reversal.
Strickland spokesman Keith Dailey says right now, the state can’t afford the $65 million a year price tag for expanded benefits, due to higher than expected Medicaid caseloads.
The program provides state and federal dollars to insure the poor.