Some Republican state lawmakers want to suspend the licenses of any Ohio insurers receiving subsidies under the Affordable Cafe Act.
The healthcare industry is undergoing huge changes as the Affordable Care Act introduces new business models that reward efficiencies. The shift to “outcome-based payments” has hospital administrators experimenting with new tools to help cut costs. One Ohio start-up is monetizing the “big data” in the new era of healthcare.
Attorney General Mike DeWine says investigators noticed a problem with the kits from Pickaway Diversified Industries when several kits from obviously-unrelated cases tested positive for the same DNA.
Ohio Governor John Kasich is one of the nation’s most conservative governors. The Tea Party Movement also proudly proclaims conservative principles. But the two are at odds over the governor’s proposal to expand Medicaid to an extra 275,000 low-income Ohio adults.
Dublin-based Cardinal Health says it plans to acquire one of the nation’s largest suppliers of home-based medical supplies.
A major strategy of the new federal healthcare law is to provide insurance for low income people. The uninsured tend to delay getting care and when they do, they use the emergency room. But the strategy has a problem, adding more people to the insurance roles means we need more primary care providers.
This week marks the 40th anniversary of the Roe –vs- Wade ruling by the U. S. Supreme Court. And ever since that decision that allows legal abortion in the first trimester, groups opposing abortion have been slowly chipping away at it. What does the future hold for Ohio’s abortion laws?
A new report says Medicaid expansion could bring Ohio nearly one and a half billion dollars over the next ten years. But state officials are not convinced about the costs involved.
Gov. John Kasich has filed paperwork with the federal government to require insurers cover autism treatment for Ohio children.
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Josh Mandel has released a ten-point health care blueprint as an alternative to the federal Affordable Care Act.