Franklin County Sheriff Zach Scott said, Wednesday, he will run for Mayor of Columbus next year.
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.
Gov. John Kasich appeared opposite Kentucky’s Democratic governor on NBC’s “Meet the Press” to talk about the Affordable Care Act’s effects on states.
More than 30 Republican state lawmakers have signed a letter saying Gov. John Kasich’s strategy for expanding Medicaid is contrary to the Ohio Constitution.