Four people are dead in two separate accidents in Central Ohio. In Pataskala, investigators say a head-on collision on East Broad took three lives. One vehicle crossed the center line. Early this morning, the driver of a pick-up truck was killed when he slammed into a tree in a residential area south of Route 104 [...]
Gov. John Kasich and the director of Ohio’s Medicaid program want enrollees making more than the federal poverty level to pay a $20 monthly premium.
Ohio’s budget director says the governor’s two-year spending plan would continue to fund an expansion of the Medicaid health program.
When Ohio expanded Medicaid last fall, Governor John Kasich estimated up to 330-thousand more people would get health coverage. A new survey says the numbers may not be far off.
Health care advocates are holding their final enrollment events around Ohio as a key deadline under the federal law approaches.
Ohio officials say they’ve received more than 17,000 applications from people seeking Medicaid health coverage through a new state website.
Ohio’s high court has upheld a state legislative panel’s vote to fund an expansion of Medicaid.
The Ohio Legislature has passed a bill to create a new oversight committee for Medicaid and take steps to limit the cost growth of the federal-state health program for the poor and disabled.
Federal officials said Wednesday that just 1,150 Ohio residents successfully picked health insurance plans last month through the new online marketplace created by President Barack Obamaâ€™s law.
The state says low-income Ohioans who are newly eligible for Medicaid under an expansion of the program can start signing up for health coverage next month.
Ohio’s Medicaid program will receive $52.7 million through a national settlement with a pharmaceutical company. The $2.2 billion settlement announced Monday involves Johnson & Johnson, one of its subsidiaries, the federal government and several states.