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New Healthcare Exchanges Launch Despite Government Shutdown

Posted Friday, October 4, 2013

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On this inaugural episode of ideas, host Rick Jackson sits down with journalists from around the state to review the week's top stories. Those include a series of protests at the statehouse, the effects of the government shutdown on Ohioans, and a dispute over quarterly water sewer bills. Plus, we speak with one expert about the launch of the new health care exchanges in Ohio and nationwide.


J.B. Silvers, Professor of Healthcare Finance at Case Western Reserve University
M.L. Schultze, Digital Editor and Reporter at WKSU
Karen Kasler, Bureau Chief of the Statehouse News Bureau
Chris Quinn, Vice President of Content at Northeast Ohio Media Group

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The Sound of Ideas Reporters’ Roundtable: The Shutdown’s Impact, Westlake Water War and More


Economy, Government/Politics, Health

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