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July 2013
Medicaid merits a vote Columbus Dispatch (7/7/2013)
Expand Medicaid to prisoners Youngstown Vindicator (7/7/2013)
Prioritize Medicaid expansion in Ohio Cleveland Plain Dealer (7/6/2013)
Summer job Akron Beacon Journal (7/6/2013)
In a word, reform Akron Beacon Journal (7/3/2013)
The half-trillion-dollar depression New York Times (7/2/2013)
Veto worthy Akron Beacon Journal (7/2/2013)
Medicaid coverage gap looms Columbus Dispatch (7/2/2013)
June 2013
Kasich vetoes Medicaid block Cincinnati Enquirer (6/30/2013)
Kasich signs budget, leaves door open for Medicaid Cleveland Plain Dealer (6/30/2013)
Ohio Medicaid Reform and expansion inching forward Columbus Business First (6/28/2013)
Ohio's $62 billion budget approved Columbus Dispatch (6/28/2013)
Push to widen Medicaid stalls with GOP caucus Cincinnati Enquirer (6/23/2013)
The Medicaid vote that isn't happening Cleveland Plain Dealer (6/22/2013)
Ohio Medicaid expansion push down to the wire Dayton Daily News (6/21/2013)
Retreat from quality Akron Beacon Journal (6/20/2013)
Ohioans back Medicaid expansion Cincinnati Enquirer (6/15/2013)
The morality of Medicaid Cincinnati Enquirer (6/14/2013)
Bills may pave way to expand Medicaid Toledo Blade (6/13/2013)
Medicaid reforms net Ohio $169M Dayton Daily News (6/13/2013)
Medicaid effort takes step forward Cincinnati Enquirer (6/12/2013)
State must act fast on Medicaid Columbus Dispatch (6/12/2013)
Expand Medicaid or lose billions Medina-Gazette (6/12/2013)
Medicaid expansion up against a wall Fremont News Messenger (6/12/2013)
Ohio group wants Medicaid issue restored Associated Press (6/12/2013)
Medicaid expansion: Ohio needs it Cincinnati Ohio (6/9/2013)
Covering the uninsured: the risks and rewards Cincinnati Enquirer (6/9/2013)
Medicaid expansion is a jobs issue Cleveland Plain Dealer (6/8/2013)
Ohioans' health hangs in the balance Columbus Dispatch (6/8/2013)
Guidelines target kids' psychotropic drug usage Lancaster Eagle Gazette (6/5/2013)
Victims of inaction will include veterans Canton Repository (6/4/2013)
Substance abuse fight crucial Mansfield News Journal (6/4/2013)
Uninsured veterans seek help Columbus Dispatch (6/3/2013)
GOP gov. invokes Reagan CBS News (6/3/2013)
Gov. Kasich urges Ohioans to expand Medicaid WXIX Fox 19 Cincinnati (6/3/2013)
Expansion hope lives Columbus Dispatch (6/3/2013)
No more excuses Toledo Blade (6/3/2013)
Medicaid works Akron Beacon Journal (6/2/2013)
Without Medicaid, poorest lose Columbus Dispatch (6/2/2013)
 
May 2013
Medicaid expansion crucial to mentally ill Columbus Dispatch (5/30/2013)
Medicaid expansion in Ohio back in play Dayton Daily News (5/29/2013)
Hope in the House Akron Beacon Journal (5/25/2013)
Medicaid expansion fight still looms Springfield News-Sun (5/25/2013)
Bill in Ohio House revives Medicaid Columbus Dispatch (5/23/2013)
Word about Medicaid Akron Beacon Journal (5/21/2013)
Expand Medicaid to save lives Akron Beacon Journal (5/20/2013)
Medicaid for Mom Toledo Blade (5/20/2013)
Kasich: I'm not giving up on Medicaid expansion Cincinnati Enquirer (5/14/2013)
Big and Lean Akron Beacon Journal (5/13/2013)
Nursing homes defend high cost Columbus Dispatch (5/12/2013)
Molina ups hiring plans Columbus Business First (5/10/2013)
Governor is using bully pulpit well Dover-New Philadelphia Times Reporter (5/10/2013)
Hospital charges vary widely across Ohio Zanesville Times Recorder (5/9/2013)
Governor patient on Medicaid issue Toledo Blade (5/9/2013)
Medicaid Advantage Akron Beacon Journal (5/8/2013)
Medicaid expansion top of mind for Cleveland Clinic Cleveland Plain Dealer (5/8/2013)
Ohio healthcare chiefs tout reforms, innovations, savings Columbus Government Examiner (5/8/2013)
Medicaid director touts Ohio reforms Columbus Dispatch (5/8/2013)
Medicaid improves mental health outcomes Cincinnati CityBeat (5/8/2013)
It's not broken Columbus Dispatch (5/7/2013)
Window on Medicaid, courtesy of Oregon Akron Beacon Journal (5/6/2013)
Business groups back Ohio Medicaid expansion Cleveland Plain Dealer (5/5/2013)
Did someone say Medicaid 'reform'? Akron Beacon Journal (5/4/2013)
Expansion would benefit employers Columbus Dispatch (5/3/2013)
Medicaid improves users' mental health Columbus Dispatch (5/2/2013)
Reviving Medicaid Marietta Times (5/1/2013)
Making Medicaid Work Congressional Report (5/1/2013)
 
April 2013
Ohio addictions chief addresses overdose deaths Crescent- News (4/30/2013)
Ohioans support larger Medicaid Columbus Dispatch (4/30/2013)
Opportunity and savings Akron Beacon Journal (4/29/2013)
More than just numbers in Ohio's Medicaid debate Zanesville Times Recorder (4/29/2013)
New hope for expansion Columbus Dispatch (4/28/2013)
Rejecting Medicaid could hurt some states Associated Press (4/28/2013)
Still defiant Akron Beacon Journal (4/27/2013)
Hospitals brace for loss of funds Cincinnati Enquirer (4/27/2013)
Hatching clever ideas to win Medicaid expansion Cleveland Plain Dealer (4/26/2013)
Ohio would gain $1.9B from Medicaid expansion Dayton Business Journal (4/26/2013)
Medicaid changes will be taken up separately Columbus Dispatch (4/25/2013)
Franklin County Commissioners Resolution No. 0306-13 (4/24/2013)
Let's keep Medicaid discussion alive Public News Service (4/23/2013)
Business to legislature: expand Medicaid Cincinnati Enquirer (4/22/2013)
GOP keeps Medicaid expansion alive Dayton Daily News (4/21/2013)
Ohio Medicaid expansion isn't dead quite yet Cleveland Plain Dealer (4/21/2013)
State will study Medicaid Youngstown Vindicator (4/20/2013)
For their convenience Akron Beacon Journal (4/20/2013)
Kasich's budget gets another shot Toledo Blade (4/20/2013)
Still hope for Ohio Medicaid expansion Cleveland Plain Dealer (4/20/2013)
Ohio Republicans leave budget options open Cincinnati Business Courier (4/19/2013)
Amended budget bill goes to Ohio Senate Columbus Dispatch (4/19/2013)
Ohio House OKs $61.5B budget plan Toledo Blade (4/19/2013)
What Medicaid expansion could mean in Ohio WCPO Cincinnati (4/18/2013)
Ohio House keeps Medicaid discussion going Cleveland Plain Dealer (4/18/2013)
Poorly Written budget staggers to Ohio Senate Cleveland Plain Dealer (4/17/2013)
MetroHealth's Medicaid waiver program sees sign of hope Crain's Cleveland Business (4/172013)
Hard-working Ohioans need Medicaid expansion Public News Service (4/16/2013)
Clear about Medicaid Akron Beacon Journal (4/15/2013)
State needs healthy workforce Columbus Dispatch (4/15/2013)
Test of Leadership Toledo Blade (4/15/2013)
A Medicaid success story Cleveland Plain Dealer (4/14/2013)
Expanding Medicaid is the correct solution for Ohio Cleveland Plain Dealer (4/13/2013)
Expand Medicaid, say Ohio hospitals Intelligencer / Wheeling News Register (4/13/2013)
Hospitals push Medicaid expansion Columbus Dispatch (4/12/2013)
Medicaid expansion would aid county Washington Court House Record-Herald (4/12/2013)
Ohio hospitals urge legislators to expand Medicaid Dover-New Philadelphia Times Reporter (4/12/2013)
Medicaid expansion backers rally at Ohio Capitol Cincinnati Enquirer (4/11/2013)
Medicaid expansion rally at Ohio Statehouse Cleveland Plain Dealer (4/11/2013)
Medicaid lunacy caused by politics Cincinnati Enquirer (4/11/2013)
Kasich's proposals not dead yet Columbus Dispatch (4/11/2013)
Ohio Gov. Kasich continues to push for Medicaid expansion Nordonia Hills News-Leader (4/11/2013)
Medicaid expansion supporters rally in Columbus Cincinnati Enquirer (4/10/2013)
Local leaders gather to support Medicaid extension Pike County News Watchman (4/10/2013)
Kasich not giving up on Medicaid plan Dayton Daily News (4/10/2013)
Defiant ones Akron Beacon Journal (4/10/2013)
Bad arguments against Medicaid Cleveland Plain Dealer (4/10/2013)
Hospitals decry Medicaid expansion removal Newark Advocate (4/10/2013)
House GOP shreds Kasich priorities Columbus Dispatch (4/10/2013)
Keep Medicaid expansion plan in Ohio Cleveland Plain Dealer (4/9/2013)
GOP leaders take Medicaid plan off budget Cincinnati Enquirer (4/9/2013)
House Republicans strip Medicaid expansion Cleveland Plain Dealer (4/9/2013)
Ohio House to drop Medicaid expansion Zanesville Times Recorder (4/9/2013)
Advocates of Ohio Medicaid expansion decry reports Cleveland Plain Dealer (4/8/2013)
Officials support Medicaid changes Chillicothe Gazette (4/4/2013)
Expand Opportunity Akron Beacon Journal (4/1/2013)
Agency shows support of Medicaid expansion Perry County Tribune (4/1/2013)
 
March 2013
Uninsured Veterans and Family Members Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (3/2013)
Medicaid expansion impact in Ohio detailed Mansfield News Journal (3/31/2013)
Expansion of Medicaid is needed Columbus Dispatch (3/30/2013)
Medicaid growth could be blessing for country Chillicothe Gazette (3/30/2013)
Kasich argues health care access for poor is a problem Cleveland Plain Dealer (3/28/2013)
Kasich explores alternative to Medicaid expansion Dayton Daily News (3/26/2013)
Senator Balderson discusses Medicaid expansion in Logan Logan Daily (3/26/2013)
Let Medicaid grow Youngstown Vindicator (3/25/2013)
CRSI hosts state Medicaid expansion forum Urbana Daily Citizen (3/22/2013)
Local agencies endorse Medicaid expansion Springfield News-Sun (3/22/2013)
Ohio, Arkansas may provide new model Kaiser Health News (3/22/2013)
Discussing help for mental illness, drug addiction News Journal (3/22/2013)
Expanding Medicaid with private insurance Stateline (3/22/2013)
States urged to expand Medicaid with private insurance New York Times (3/21/2013)
Report details impact of Medicaid changes Cincinnati Enquirer (3/21/2013)
Clergy pushes Medicaid expansion Columbus Dispatch (3/21/2013)
Local officials call for Medicaid expansion The Post (3/20/2013)
Medicaid expansion a win-win for Ohio Cincinnati Enquirer (3/18/2013)
Fighting the wrong battle Columbus Dispatch (3/17/2013)
Medicaid will provide hospital care, prescriptions and more Cleveland Plain Dealer (3/17/2013)
Moody's warns of trouble for hospitals without Medicaid expansion The Hill (3/15/2013)
Ohio and 'a big human thing' Akron Beacon Journal (3/16/2013)
Medicaid expansion adds up for Ohio families, taxpayers Cleveland Plain Dealer (3/16/2013)
Moody's warns of trouble for hospitals without Medicaid expansion The Hill (3/15/2013)
Mental health unit backs Medicaid expansion Record-Courier (3/15/2013)
Rally backs expanding Medicaid coverage in Ohio Columbus Dispatch (3/15/2013)
Medicaid expansion to benefit austism coverage Portsmouth Daily Times (3/14/2013)
Advocates back Ohio Gov. John Kasich's Medicaid expansion Medina Gazette (3/14/2013)
Columbus Medicaid rally blends an interesting mix of supporters WKSU (3/14/2013)
Locals helping lobby today for Medicaid expansion Lima News (3/14/2013)
What's the Medicaid expansion worth to a state? Governing Magazine (3/14/2013)
Refusal to expand Medicaid may cost employers $1 billion Bloomberg (3/13/2013)
Without Medicaid, employers face tax penalties Jackson Hewitt Tax Service (3/13/2013)
Medicaid expansion gets backing from OSMA despite Obamacare opposition Business First (3/13/2013)
Meeting governor key to Chamber visit
Cincinnati Enquirer (3/13/2013)
Medicaid in the cross hairs Akron Beacon Journal (3/11/2013)
Seeking a better deal Columbus Dispatch (3/11/2013)
Expanded Medicaid to open up addiction treatment NBC4 (3/10/2013)
The states' Medicaid high-wire act Cincinnati Enquirer (3/9/2013)
Expansion would improve care, contain costs Mansfield News Journal (3/7/2013)
Study backs Medicaid expansion Cincinnati Enquirer (3/7/2013)
Necessary for Ohio Akron Beacon Journal (3/6/2013)
Expanding health care is the right call for Ohio Cincinnati Enquirer (3/5/2013)
Akron City Council supports Medicaid expansion
Akron Beacon Journal (3/5/2013)

Ohio school official wants school Medicaid expansion
Associated Press (3/5/2013)

Religious groups push for Kasich's Medicaid expansion
Columbus Dispatch (3/4/2013)

Faith leaders urge lawmakers to expand Medicaid WKSU (3/5/2013)
State goal: Show costs at hospitals Columbus Dispatch (3/3/2013)
More Medicaid helps everyone
Columbus Dispatch (3/2/2013)

Hospitals, others lobby for Medicaid expansion
Akron Beacon Journal (3/2/2013)

 
February 2013
Budget ideas aim to lessen infant death Columbus Dispatch (2/28/2013)
Kasich sees Medicaid ally in backers of food banks
Akron Beacon Journal (2/28/2013)
Medicaid move may aid mental health Chillicothe Gazette (2/28/2013)
Medicaid can help stop Ohio's vicious cycle of re-incarceration Cincinnati Enquirer (2/28/2013)
Medicaid expansion would free up mental health dollars Zanesville Times Recorder (2/27/2013)
Medicaid expansion good for state, conservative movement Columbus Dispatch (2/27/2013)
Expansion of Medicaid will save lives Columbus Dispatch (2/25/2013)
Medicaid expansion could boost treatment for addicts, mentally ill Morning Journal (2/24/2013)
Medicaid expansion adds up Ironton Tribune (2/24/2013)
Kasich should be commended for effort to expand Medicaid Athens News (2/24/2013)
Republicans need to stand up to band of rigid intimidators
Columbus Dispatch (2/24/2013)
Hospitals buying physicians right for patients? Cincinnati Enquirer (2/24/2013)
Selling the Medicaid expansion Akron Beacon Journal (2/23/2013)
Medicaid expansion is a winner Cleveland Plain Dealer (2/22/2013)
Kasich urges GOP to expand Medicaid Columbus Dispatch (2/22/2013)
Care for those with autism Akron Beacon Journal (2/22/2013)
Why Medicaid expansion matters Columbus Dispatch (2/22/2013)
Medicaid expansion brings care and jobs Portsmouth Daily Times (2/22/2013)
$3M federal grant to help improve healthcare payment system Dayton Daily News (2/21/2013)
Tens of thousands to benefit from Medicaid change WNWO (2/21/2013)
Premium Challenge Akron Beacon Journal (2/21/2013)
Stakeholder reactions to the State of the State (2/21/2013)
Expand Medicaid to improve health and safety Akron Beacon Journal (2/21/2013)
Kasich plan makes sense Columbus Dispatch (2/21/2013)
Medicaid expansion would aid working poor Columbus Dispatch (2/21/2013)
Pitch by Kasich Akron Beacon Journal (2/20/2013)
Kasich to GOP at State of the State: Be reasonable Cleveland Plain Dealer (2/20/2013)
Lawmakers, medical experts lobby for extensive Medicaid funds Lima News (2/20/2013)
Kasich implores GOP to expand Medicaid Columbus Dispatch (2/20/2013)
Governor defends plans to expand Medicaid Toledo Blade (2/20/2013)
L&P expanding its services Marietta Times (2/19/2013)
Kasich focuses on Medicaid in State of the State address Cleveland Plain Dealer (2/19/2013)
Kasich to Ohioans: 'Don't fear big ideas' Associated Press (2/19/2013)
Taxes, Medicaid, education focus of Kasich address Dayton Daily News (2/19/203)
Dr. Steven Jewel for NAMI Ohio video
Kasich is thinking big and long-term Plain Dealer (2/16/2013)
Medicaid expansion in Ohio would avoid a $404M budget gap Dayton Daily News (2/15/2013)
Mentally ill benefit in Kasich budget Columbus Dispatch (2/14/2013)
More support for Medicaid expansion Columbus Dispatch (2/13/2013)
In Medicaid, a new health-care fight Wall Street Journal (2/11/2013)
Mental health care community applauds Kasich Cleveland Plain dealer (2/11/2013)
Kasich's Medicaid plan makes sense Columbus Dispatch (2/10/2013)
Exploring the themes of Kasich's budget Cleveland Plain Dealer (2/10/2013)
The 'balanced approach' appears in Kasich budget Cleveland Plain Dealer (2/10/2013)
Kasich's plan taps hospitals' Medicaid boon Columbus Dispatch (2/9/2013)
Coalition endorses Kasich's Medicaid expansion Portsmouth Daily Times (2/9/2013)
Ohio Right to Life in '100 percent' support of Medicaid expansion Cleveland Plain Dealer (2/8/2013)
Governor discusses Medicaid expansion plan in Ashland WMFD-TV Mansfield (2/8/2013)
Billions in federal Medicaid funds will go to Ohio families Youngstown Vindicator (2/8/2013)
Background checks required Marietta Times (2/8/2013)
Ohio's Medicaid costs could soar Dayton Daily News (2/7/2013)
Ohio seeks to overhaul Medicaid eligibility system Dayton Daily News (2/6/2013)
Kasich's blueprint for reform Cincinnati Enquirer (2/6/2013)
Kasich gets Ohio's budgeting process off to a worthy start Cleveland Plain Dealer (2/6/2013)
Budget by Kasich Akron Beacon Journal (2/5/2013)
Feds' help sought with Medicaid expansion Columbus Dispatch (2/5/2013)
Kasich supports Medicaid growth Toledo Blade (2/5/2013)
Facts and figures about Ohio's Medicaid program Akron Beacon Journal (2/5/2013)
Proposed budget would shift tax burden by expanding base Columbus Dispatch (2/4/2013)
Kasich budget calls for IT overhaul and one-stop eligibility Business First (2/4/2013)
Kasich calls for Ohio Medicaid expansion Business First (2/4/2013)
Ohio to expand Medicaid Cleveland Plain Dealer (2/4/2013)
Kasich wants Ohio to expand Medicaid Crain's Cleveland Business (2/4/2013)
Ohio to seek expansion of Medicaid Cincinnati Enquirer (2/4/2013)
Kasich expands Medicaid Dayton Daily News (2/4/2013)
Medical community welcomes Ohio Medicaid expansion Lima News (2/4/2013)
Ohio: Governor will seek to cover more under Medicaid New York Times (2/4/2013)
Ohio Medicaid expansion backed by GOP Gov. John Kasich Huffington Post (2/4/2013)
 
January 2013
Better Checks Columbus Dispatch (1/24/2013)
20 People to Know in Health Care: Greg Moody Business First (1/18/2013)
Ohio's nursing homes get favorable ratings again Columbus Dispatch (1/17/2013)
Kasich's $5 million cash influx is good news for kids Cleveland Plain Dealer (1/16/2013)
A start- Treatment could avert violence by mentally- ill young people Columbus Dispatch (1/14/2013)
Background checks expand for home-health workers Columbus Dispatch (1/14/2013)
Managed-care companies adding 1,000 jobs with Medicaid shift
Business First (1/11/2013)
Ohio Medicaid drama provided roller coaster for Molina, Centene execs Business First (1/11/2013)
State gives $5 million for mental-health services to head off violence Columbus Dispatch (1/10/2013)
Health Insurers in Ohio seek higher premiums Dayton Daily News (1/9/2013)
Gov. Kasich Signs Directive Mandating Coverage for Autism NBC4 Columbus (1/9/2013)
Kasich Signs Mandate Requiring Autism-Related Insurance Coverage 10TV News Columbus (1/9/2013)
More 'fiscal cliffs' to come as population ages Dayton Daily News (1/5/2013)
Room for expansion Akron Beacon Journal (1/1/2013)
Ohio is living within its budget -- Medicaid and all Cleveland Plain Dealer (1/1/2013)
 
December 2012
Covering autism Toledo Blade (12/31/2012)
Insurance coverage for autism will spur local coverage Athens Messenger (12/30/2012)
Autism services now covered by insurance in Ohio Marietta Times (12/29/2012)
Expanding autism coverage for Ohioans, Ohio's way: editorial Cleveland Plain Dealer (12/29/2012)
Ohio spends fewer Medicaid dollars than budgeted Bloomberg Businessweek (12/28/2012)
State prevails in Medicaid-contract law suit Columbus Dispatch (12/28/2012)
New autism coverage policy receives praise Cleveland Jewish News (12/27/2012)
Autism treatment options opening up Portsmouth Daily Times (12/26/2012)
Healthier Ohio Toledo Blade (12/24/2012)
Governor mandates coverage for autism Toledo Blade (12/22/2012)
Autism care to receive coverage Columbus Dispatch (12/22/2012)
Gov. Kasich adds autism treatment services Cleveland Plain Dealer (12/21/2012)
Executive intervention Akron Beacon Journal (12/22/2012)
Ohio gets $18 million in bonus for kids' health-insurance gains Columbus Dispatch (12/21/2012)
Dual objectives Akron Beacon Journal (12/20/2012)
Nursing homes warily approach Ohio's shift to private insurers Business First (12/13/2012)
Ohio announces coordinated Medicare, Medicaid plan initiative Plain Dealer (12/13/2012)
State gets OK to alter Medicare, Medicaid Columbus Dispatch (12/13/2012)
Aetna, Molina to spearhead Medicare/Medicaid pilot in Central Ohio in 2013 Business First (12/12/2012)
Ohio gets federal approval for dual-eligible coverage project Dow Jones Business News (12/12/2012)
Ohio reaches agreement on coordinated medical care Associated Press (12/12/2012)
Feds approve Ohio healthcare plan for seniors Columbus Dispatch (12/12/2012)
 
November 2012
Short Takes Columbus Dispatch (11/30/2012)
Hope and Exchange Wall Street Journal (11/27/2012)
Rise in Medicaid costs slows Columbus Dispatch (11/26/2012)
Ohio right to nix insurance exchange The Intelligencer (11/19/2012)
Ohio will let D.C. run health insurance exchange Cleveland Plain Dealer (11/16/2012)
Ohio defaults to feds on health care exchange Cincinnati Enquirer (11/16/2012) 
More GOP governors decline to create health insurance exchanges L.A. Times (11/16/2012)
States decline to set up exchanges for insurance New York Times (11/16/2012)   
Medicaid spending up only 2% Columbus Dispatch (11/1/2012)
 
October 2012
Local doctors embracing 'patient centered medical home' concept  Akron Beacon Journal (10/21/2012)
Ohio weighs future expansion of Medicaid Toledo Blade (10/15/2012)
Ohio officials spread word on new Medicaid benefit  Akron Beacon Journal (10/15/2012)
Former monk's hard work is example to colleagues Columbus Dispatch (10/14/2012)

 
September 2012
State is tackling pills for foster kids Columbus Dispatch (9/26/2012)
Ohio officials to study use of psychiatric drugs San Francisco Chronicle (9/26/2012)
Health insurance coverage increasing among Ohio kids Lancaster Gazette (9/23/2012)

Companies' awareness increasing about benefits of hiring autistic workers Business First (9/14/2012) 
State officials evaluate expansion of Medicaid Columbus Dispatch (9/13/2012)
Cuyahoga County gets $1.8 million Cleveland Plain Dealer (9/7/2012)
With Medicaid, long-term care of elderly looms as a rising cost The New York Times (9/6/2012)   

Job search going mobile Marion Star (9/4/2012)
Proceeding at Medicaid  Akron Beacon Journal (8/22/2012)
Judge dismisses Aetna's lawsuit Columbus Dispatch (8/16/2012)
Ohio officials to move forward after Aetna dispute Associated Press (8/16/2012)
Cost estimates should not be low-balled Columbus Dispatch (8/16/2012) 
Nursing homes urged to improve with incentives USA Today (8/14/2012)  
Managing Medicaid: Single agency should allow better coordination Columbus Dispatch (8/6/2012) 
Elevate Medicaid to Ohio cabinet level Cleveland Plain Dealer (8/6/2012)

July 2012
Medicaid system to become a free-standing state agency Cleveland Plain Dealer (7/28/2012)
State's Medicaid program to become free-standing agency Columbus Dispatch (7/27/2012) 
Ohio tries high-tech tactics to fight painkiller abuse Wall Street Journal (7/27/2012)

June 2012
Political backbone. Governor's veto shows he means business Columbus Dispatch (6/14/2012)
Message in a veto Akron Beacon Journal (6/12/2012) 
A shorter wait for Medicaid in Ohio Cleveland Plain Dealer (6/12/2012) 
Ohio officials seek Medicaid overhaul Dayton Daily News (6/6/2012)
Medicaid access made easier Columbus Dispatch (6/6/2012)
Ohio making it easier for pregnant women, children to get Medicaid Dayton Daily News (6/5/2012)
Partnership for health Akron Beacon Journal (6/5/2012) 
Ohio cutting more red tape to improve the health of women and children Public News Service (6/5/2012)
McGurn: Illinois blows smoke at taxpayers Wall Street Journal (6/4/2010)
Ohio gets $10M for Medicaid to improve health outcomes Dayton Daily News (6/5/2012)
State boosts Medicaid quality: Teaming with schools for better health care WDTN Dayton (6/5/2012)

April 2012
Stick with the plan Akron Beacon Joural (4/29/2012)
Budget-bending turns mid-biennium review into a game Cleveland Plain Dealer (4/28/2012
Not again Governor should block proposal Columbus Dispatch (4/26/2012) 
Ohioans' high use of ER costly Dayton Daily News (4/25/2012) 
Dayton-Cincinnati are to be Medicare test ground Dayton Daily News (4/18/2012)
Linking nursing-home payments with client satisfaction smart Columbus Dispatch (4/15/2012)

Medicaid users can pick from managed-care plans
Columbus Dispatch (4/9/2012) 
Ohio should get Medicare waiver Cleveland Plain Dealer (4/6/2012)
Pilot project tailor-made for Ohio Canton Repository (4/4/2012)
Changes win over former foes of Kasich plan Columbus Dispatch (4/4/2012)
Ohio to submit proposal to coordinate medical care Associated Press (4/3/2012)
Ohio wants to better coordinate Medicare, Medicaid care Dayton Daily News (4/3/2012)

March 2012
Ohio's six children's hospitals will make a powerful team Columbus Dispatch (4/2/2012)
Children's hospitals receive $2 million from the state Columbus Dispatch (3/28/2012) 
Ohio's children's hospitals to collaborate on research Cleveland Plain Dealer (3/28/2012)
Kasich announces grants to pediatric hospitals Dayton Daily News (3/27/2012)
Children's hospitals to tackle research projects Columbus Dispatch (3/27/2012)
Proposal to simplify Medicaid eligibility Gongwer News Service (3/26/2012) www.gongwer-oh.com
Kasich order targets jobs for Ohio's disabled Youngstown Vindicator (3/21/2012)
Dublin man exemplifies Kasich jobs initiative Columbus Dispatch (3/20/2012)  
Kasich offers wide-ranging reforms The Columbus Dispatch (3/14/2012)
State aims to improve service, save money in care of poor seniors Columbus Dispatch (3/7/2012)
Effective health care Toledo Blade (3/2/2012)

February 2012
Dispatch article on ICDS (2/27/2012) 
Ohio launches healthcare initiative Business and Legal Resources BLR.com (2/14/2012)
Bigger babies a Kasich priority Columbus Dispatch (2/2/2012)

January 2012
New state Medicaid plan based on quality Crain's Business (1/30/2012) 
Plan to focus on care, not just repair Advertiser-Tribune (1/30/2012) 
Counties need to be team players Columbus Dispatch (1/23/2012)
Ohio governor proposes Medicaid shared savings American Medical News (1/20/2012)
State to boost training of doctors in patient-centered system Columbus Dispatch (1/18/2012)
Ohio to invest $1 million in patient-centered care Associated Press (1/18/2012) 
Realigning incentives might improve health of Medicaid program Columbus Dispatch (1/16/2012)  
Medicaid contracts to reward wellness Columbus Dispatch (1/12/2012)
ODJFS issues RFA aimed at restucturing, refocusing managed care Hannah News Service (1/11/2012) 
Partners in the outcome Akron Beacon Journal, (1/11/2012)
State to pay more to Medicaid providers when patients stay healthy WVIZ, ideastream, (1/11/2-12)
Ohio involves Medicaid in health care payment reform Crain's Cleveland Business, (1/10/2012)
State tackles Medicaid costs Columbus Dispatch, (1/10/2012)
Ohio begins value-based measure for Medicaid Dayton Daily News (1/9/2012)  
Kasich launches new health care reform ABC6 On Your Side, (1/9/2012)
Ohio to test Medicaid payments based on efficiency Columbus Business First (1/9/2012) 
Kasich Administration launches health care payment reform initiative Hannah News Service (1/9/2012)
Collaborating reduces cost of health care USA Today, (1/6/2012)
Bonus for Ohio. Akron Beacon Journal, (1/3/2012)

December 2011

State seeking more Medicaid waivers Columbus Dispatch (12/30/2011)
Director Moody's
letter to Reps Kucinich and others
Medicaid plan nets Ohio a $21 million reward Columbus Dispatch (12/29/2011) 
State seeking more Medicaid waivers Columbus Dispatch (12/30/2011)
Medicaid plan nets Ohio a $21 million reward Columbus Dispatch (12/29/2011)
The poorest among us have a friend in John Kasich Columbus Dispatch (12/25/2011)
Ohio's spending on long term care makes more sense now Columbus Dispatch (12/20/2011)

November 2011
Experts say nation's health-care system ailing Akron Beacon Journal,(11/19/2011)
Governor Kasich Resolution 2011 Family Week (11/20-26/2011) 
Governor talks of lessons learned and new initiatives Columbus Dispatch (11/16/2011)
Innovating health care in the home - a proven solution, The Hill's Congress Blog (11/3/2011)
It's not premature to say project works to prevent early births Columbus Dispatch (11/2/2011)
Patients better served by medical home Columbus Dispatch (11/15/2011)

October 2011
SFY 11 nursing facility franchise fee reimbursement notice
(10/3/2011)
For advice on cuts, look to Ohio (9/20/2011)
Kasich, local officials meet on agencies' cost-cutting ideas (10/3/2011)
 
September 2011 
Patients receive better care when doctors use electronic records, study says (9/6/2011)
20 quality measures proposed for bonuses (9/3/2011)
Ohio budget shift lets more residents receive long-term care at home (9/1/2011)
 
 
 
May 2011
Optional Medicaid services are critical and cost effective (5/31/2011)
The governor has a smart approach to Medicaid. (5/31/2011)
Medicaid Reform: New plan starts with ill children (5/29/2011)
Wrong prescription. Hospitals must be able to negotiate with managed-care providers (5/29/2011)
Don't relent. Lawmakers should cut nursing-home budget, not kowtow to pressure (5/29/2011)
Seniors fear Medicaid cuts are passport to a nursing home (5/28/2011)
Ohio must restore balance to care for elderly (5/28/2011)
Nursing home care most costly option (5/27/2011)
Jobs budget good for southwest Ohio (5/26/2011
LeadingAge supports goal of rebalancing cost of long term care (5/25/2011)
Transforming Medicaid (5/24/2011)
Room for discussion on nursing (5/24/2011)
Governor Kasich's improved Medicaid (5/20/2011)
Nursing homes, governor at odds on Ohio budget  (5/20/2011)
Rethinking cuts to in-home care program for seniors (5/19/2011)
Elderly need wide range of state services (5/18/2011)
Divert a portion of nursing home funds to assisted living; save Ohio millions of dollars (5/18/2011)
Gov. John Kasich and nursing home lobby battle over proposed budget cuts (5/14/2011)
A rock and a hard place. Health-care overhaul, Medicaid rule spells trouble for state budget (5/15/2011)
Nursing home lobbying group will take down commercial ripping Gov. John Kasich (5/13/2011)
Ad angers Kasich, will be taken off air (5/13/2011)
PASSPORT can ease shift in care (5/13/2011)
Nursing home trend eliminates institutional feel in design, care and attitude (5/12/2011)
Nursing Home Funding Fight (5/12/2011)
In crafting the state budget, Ohio senators now must stand firm (5/11/2011)
Lawmakers should ignore nursing-home efforts to reverse elder-care reform (5/11/2011)
Governor rips nursing-home lobby, says tax cut possible in '12 (5/10/2011)
Battle begins over nursing-home cuts (5/8/2011)
Budget slammed, supported (5/1/2011)
Expand all in-home care of elderly folks (5/1/2011)
The Ohio House version of the budget: fixes and flaws (5/1/2011)
Lawmakers should reduce funding to nursing homes, boost in-home services (5/1/2011)
 
April 2011
Local agencies that serve the aging lobby Ohio lawmakers not to cut funding to PASSPORT (4/26/2011)
State expects savings in home health care. Ohio wants more seniors in program (5/25/2011)
Diabetes savings possible by better managing care (4/23/2011)
Seniors will be served in best setting (4/23/2011)
PASSPORT helps care givers (4/19/2011)
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Butler County's nursing home plan cuts (4/19/2011)
Aging Well: Numerous programs exist for in-home care (4/18/2011)
Health-care changes might trim costs (4/18/2011)
Changes in work force mirror national trends (4/13/2011)
Kasich outlines budget's impact on seniors (4/11/2011)
Medicaid proposal by Gov. John Kasich would transform system in Ohio (4/10/2011)
Teenager struggling with mental disorders receives treatment through Medicaid (4/10/2011)
Stroke changes retirement plans of former University Hospitals nurse (4/10/2011)
Medicaid helps heal a traumatic past for 62-year-old Cleveland resident (4/10/2011)
Lawmakers should continue effort to give seniors care options (4/7/2011)
John Kasich wants to save money. He also has a plan to improve quality and outcomes (4/3/2011)
Summa CEO sees health care reform as essential (4/3/2011)
Health care should be more proactive (4/1/2011)
'Front door' to long term care (4/1/2011)
 
Healthier Ohioans, lower costs (3/30/2011)
Budget ensures effective and efficient care: Tracy Plouck  (3/27/2011)
Proposal to expand PASSPORT a good idea (3/23/2011)
Medicaid needs more than tweaking (3/23/2011)
Nursing home operators don't care for Kasich's plan to cut funding (3/21/2011)
State funding to increase, but will be offset by decline in federal funding (3/21/2011)
Medicaid cuts to nursing homes likely to deal blow to aides, suppliers (3/18/2011)
Kasich says Medicaid to improve (3/17/2011)
Kasich's Medicaid plan isn't only cuts (3/17/2011)
Proposal has significant changes in Medicaid (3/17/2011)
A place to start (3/16/2011)
Kasich calls for $55B budget with proposals for privatization, Medicaid changes (3/16/2011)
Ohio hospitals find mixed bag in Kasich's budget proposal (3/16/2011)
Kasich has been working years on this (3/15/2011)
Medicaid looks for a cure (3/15/2011)
Kasich hopes more healthy babies will reduce Medicaid costs (3/11/2011)
Kasich needs to be bold and effective (3/10/2011)
5 important questions about Medicaid in Ohio (3/10/2011)
Medicaid is 30% of state budget and growing (3/9/2011)
Ohio must arrest prescription drug abuse (3/9/2011)
Ohio's cuts to mental health are among U.S. highest (3/9/2011)
Kasich lays out program for reform (3/9/2011)
Gov. John Kasich targets nursing home lobby in speech (3/9/2011)
'You ain't seen nothing yet' on cuts, Kasich says (3/9/2011)
Moody on Medicaid Changes: Everything Has a Policy Basis (3/9/2011)
As economy worsens, health coverage does, too (3/8/2011)
1.5 million Ohioans among the uninsured (3/8/2011)
Costs have nearly doubled in a decade (3/5/2011)
Kasich, legislature moving fast on key issues (3/5/2011)
Nonprofit elder care organizations urge modification of Medicaid payment system (3/5/2011)
Demands for mental health services continue to increase (3/4/2011)
More care coordination could save Ohio Medicaid $1.8 billion (3/3/2011)
Medicaid cost makes Ohio's budget ill (3/2/2011)
Insurers suggest ways state can cut Medicaid costs (3/2/2011)
Hospitals offer to help ease Ohio budget deficit (3/1/2011)