Artist Rod Sounik talks about the spontaneity of glass blowing and shaping.
Ohio Gov. John Kasich says he hasn’t given up hope that the Legislature will expand the Medicaid program under the federal health care law.
A group of hospitals, insurers and religious organizations are seeking support from state lawmakers to expand Medicaid, even as Ohio’s governor has yet to say whether he’ll push to cover more low-income adults.
The Ohio State Medical Association, representing the state’s physicians today urged Governor Kasich to expand Medicaid as allowed under the Affordable Care Act.
In the coming years, Central Ohio could see up to $2.5 billion in new hospital construction. Ohio State, Mount Carmel, Children’s and Riverside hospitals are expanding. Critics say the projects are not needed and will drive up medical costs. In part two of the series, WOSU looks at why it’s easier for hospitals to expand and why some areas are still underserved.
Critics Worry Columbus Hospital Expansion Will Cost Patients; Facilty Executives Say Projects Are Money Savers
Central Ohio is in the midst of a hospital building boom. All four major hospitals are expanding or planning to expand in the coming years. The $2 billion in new construction comes as health care reformers are trying to control medical costs. In the first of a two part series WOSU looks at the impact of the projects.