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Medicaid Expansion in Ohio

Posted Wednesday, April 10, 2013

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Medicaid Expansion in Ohio Gov. John Kasich called for Ohio to expand federal Medicaid by saying that when it comes to the poor, there should be no partisanship. But House Republicans disagree. They've retooled Kasich's budget and nixed expanding Medicaid to cover 275,000 more low-income Ohioans and the $13 billion in federal funds to cover it. Join host Mike McIntyre for a look at budget math, political fallout and the health implications of the house's action, Wednesday morning at 9 on The Sound of Ideas.

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Economy, Regional Economy/Business - Analysis and Trends, Regional Economy/Business - News, Health

Guests

Sarah Jane Tribble, Reporter, The Plain Dealer
Dr. Jim Misak, Associate Director, Family Medicine, MetroHealth Center for Community Health
Karen Kasler, Bureau Chief, Statehouse News Bureau
Rep. Ron Amstutz
Rep. Mike Foley

Additional Information

Advocates of Ohio Medicaid expansion decry reports of plan being nixed
House to give up $13 billion in federal funds for Medicaid expansion

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