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About 54,000 Ohioans Enroll In Expanded Medicaid

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Fifty-four thousand Ohioans have signed up for Medicaid since the program was expanded late last year.
12:07PM
March
14, 2014

More than 54,000 Ohioans have enrolled in Medicaid under an expansion of the taxpayer-funded program.

Roughly 23,000 Ohioans Enroll In Expanded Medicaid

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Thousands of newly eligible, low income Ohioans sign up for Medicaid.
12:50PM
February
14, 2014

A new state report shows that more than 23,000 low-income Ohioans have enrolled in Medicaid under an expansion of the taxpayer-funded program.

More Than 54,000 Ohioans Apply Online For Medicaid

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Fifty-four thousand Ohioans have signed up for Medicaid since the program was expanded late last year.
3:35PM
January
29, 2014

Ohio officials say they’ve received more than 54,000 applications from people seeking Medicaid health coverage through a new state website.

Governor Kasich Defends Alternative Medicaid Vote

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Gov. John Kasich says he does not regret bypassing the full Ohio Legislature and going through the State Controlling Board to expand Medicaid.
3:34PM
October 31, 2013

Gov. John Kasich defends his decision to turn to a legislative spending panel to push through an expansion of Medicaid rather than relying on the full Ohio Legislature.

State Website Alerts Ohioans To Medicaid Expansion

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The state has started to notify people that more low income people are eligible for benefits under Medicaid expansion.
2:31PM
October
23, 2013

The state has started notifying people on its new benefits website that more low-income Ohioans will be eligible for health coverage under an expansion of the Medicaid program.

Activists, Lawmakers Bring Promised Lawsuit Over Medicaid

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The lawsuit filed Tuesday with the Ohio Supreme Court by the 1851 Center for Constitutional Law argues the board violated the Legislature's intent by approving the expansion dollars.
8:15AM
October 23, 2013

Anti-abortion groups and six Republican lawmakers have filed a lawsuit against the state over a move to fund an expansion of the Medicaid health program.

Kasich Bypass Of Lawmakers Nets Medicaid Expansion

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Members of the State Controlling Board today approved Governor John Kasich's request to expand Medicaid.
7:26AM
October
22, 2013

Officials are clearing the way for thousands more Ohioans to receive health coverage under an expansion of Medicaid.

Days Before Medicaid Expansion Vote, Opponents Threaten Lawsuit

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10:32PM
October 19, 2013

A showdown at the Statehouse is expected on Monday, when the governor asks for permission to spend billions in federal dollars to expand Medicaid. But that may not be the final word on the issue.

Kasich ‘Optimistic’ On Medicaid Expansion

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Gov. John Kasich continues to sound optimistic ahead of next week's Controlling Board vote to expand Medicaid coverage under the federal health care law .
12:40PM
October 18, 2013

Gov. John Kasich says he’s optimistic ahead of a legislative panel vote on whether the state will extend Medicaid coverage to more Ohioans under the federal health care law.

Senate President: Governor Likely Has Medicaid Expansion Votes

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State lawmakers are scheduled to hear more details today about several other Medicaid proposals, including one bill that would expand the health care program.
9:00AM
October 16, 2013

Senate President Keith Fabor says Gov. John Kasich likely would not have brought Medicaid expansion to the Ohio Controlling Board if he didn’t have the votes.