Supporters of the Affordable Care Act are knocking on doors and using social media to get people signed up for health plans ahead of the December 15 open enrollment deadline.
A federal judge has ruled that a small Urbana company doesn’t have to offer birth control coverage as part of its employees’ health insurance plan.
The federal government reports that the number of people without health insurance in Ohio fell by 47,000 during the past year.
Some home-health workers say there’s been a lag in getting paid under an Ohio plan to coordinate care for the state’s sickest and most expensive residents.
When Ohio expanded Medicaid last fall, Governor John Kasich estimated up to 330-thousand more people would get health coverage. A new survey says the numbers may not be far off.
Ohio health insurers are refunding more than a million dollars in premiums to small businesses and individuals for 2013, according to a new report from the Department of Health and Human Services. The refund is the result of a clause in the Affordable Care Act aimed at limiting the cost of health insurance.
Democrats in the Ohio Legislature are introducing a bill that they say would require employer-provided health care plans that cover prescription drugs to cover contraceptives under the same terms without charging a co-pay.
The case, Burwell vs. Hobby Lobby, is perhaps the most important decision of the term. It centers on the Affordable Care Act’s guarantee of no-cost prescription contraception.
The report says the Affordable Care Act will help reduce the number of uninsured in Columbus by about two-thirds over the next two years, down to about 35,000 people.
Health care advocates are holding their final enrollment events around Ohio as a key deadline under the federal law approaches.