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Governor John Kasich Can Expand Medicaid Without Lawmakers OK

Leaders of several faiths gathered in the Ohio Statehouse this past summer to endorse Gov. John Kasich's budget, which includes an expansion of Ohio's Medicaid program.
1, 2013

Today, Ohioans can sign up on the new marketplace for health insurance called exchanges. But thousands of low income Ohioans would be eligible for Medicaid coverage instead if the state were to expand the program. Governor Kasich wants expansion. The legislature has, so far, not taken action.