Veteran journalist Carl Hoffman believes he’s solved one of the great mysteries of the 20th century. In 1961 at the age of 23, Michael Rockefeller – son of New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller and a member of one of the richest and most powerful families in America ¬– travelled to remote New Guinea in search of primitive art for his father’s new museum.
Lt. Governor and state insurance commissioner Mary Taylor is touting a new report that says federal health care mandates will drive up premiums as much as 88 percent. Supporters of the Affordable Cafe Act says she’s using misleading numbers.
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.