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Ohio Medicaid Expansion

Posted Wednesday, October 23, 2013

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Ohio Medicaid Expansion Governor John Kasich broke ranks with fellow Republicans when he pushed for the state to expand Medicaid as prescribed by Obamacare. Unable to get legislative buy-in, the Governor took the issue to the State Controlling Board, which approved accepting federal money that covers the expansion. So what's next? Does a legal challenge stand a chance? Who would Medicaid now cover and how will those people enroll?

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Government/Politics, Health

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John R. Corlett, Vice President, Government Relations and Community Affairs, the MetroHealth System
Jon Allison, Ohio Alliance for Health Transformation
Wilson R. Huhn, director, Constitutional Law Center, University of Akron

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