Teachers at a Columbus charter high school have narrowly voted to form a union. But the election outcome is contested.
Ohio is using the federal insurance marketplace to allow consumers to sign up for health coverage under the Affordable Care Act. But, the site has experienced technical hiccups and long waits. An analyst with the non-partisan Health Policy Institute of Ohio says its unclear whether Ohio would be better off with its own health insurance exchange.
Ohioans began using the health insurance marketplace, Tuesday, under the Affordable Care Act. A number of Ohio for agencies received grants to hire so-called â€œnavigatorsâ€ to help guide people through the marketplace. But thereâ€™s been a snag. Red tape is preventing the navigators from helping people with questions about the insurance marketplace.
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The debate over Medicaid expansion in Ohio continues, but now thereâ€™s word one group wants to try to take the issue to the ballot.
As Gov. John Kasich and most Ohio Democrats work for the expansion of the state’s Medicaid program, one state lawmaker says he’ll propose a bill to shrink Medicaid.
In preparation for the health care exchange element of the federal Affordable Care Act, the government will designate groups as navigator to help guide people through the system. But some non-profit groups say an Ohio law leaves them out of the process.
The federal government is preparing to implement more parts of the Affordable Care Act which includes several pieces that may be confusing to the typical consumer. Among those potentially-confusing areas is “navigators,” who will help people understand the health care law.
A Democratic state senator says politics are holding up Medicaid expansion and reform, so sheâ€™s proposing a bill that she says will force the issue. But Republicans leaders still appear hesitant to expand the program.
One of Ohioâ€™s most outspoken critics of the Affordable Care Act says she thinks Ohioâ€™s Medicaid program should be expanded using federal money made available by the health care law.
Governor John Kasich continues to side with Democrats and their allies over expanding Ohio’s Medicaid program. But some lawmakers who side with the governor are losing patience and think he could do more.