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Ohio’s budget-busting Medicaid expansion trend continues

By   /  May 11, 2016  /  Health Care, News, Ohio  /  No Comments

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If Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s presidential campaign had taken off the way his Medicaid expansion did, he would have won more than one primary.

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Ohio Medicaid expansion costs top $7.5 billion

By   /  April 19, 2016  /  Health Care, News, Ohio, Politics & Elections  /  No Comments

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Ohio Medicaid expansion costs sailed farther past Gov. John Kasich’s projections in March, as total spending on the program crested the $7.5 billion mark.

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How many Ohio Medicaid expansion enrollees have jobs?

By   /  April 15, 2016  /  Health Care, News, Ohio  /  No Comments

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Critics of Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s push to expand Medicaid to childless, able-bodied, working-age adults warned the policy would be a disincentive to work.

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Ohio Medicaid expansion sign-ups keep crushing projections

By   /  March 21, 2016  /  Health Care, News, Ohio, Politics & Elections, State Government  /  No Comments

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Enrollment in Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s Medicaid expansion remains on track to double projections in the next few years.

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Kasich’s Medicaid expansion has cost taxpayers $7 billion

By   /  March 21, 2016  /  Health Care, National, News, Ohio, Politics & Elections  /  No Comments

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Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s expansion of Medicaid under the 2010 federal health law has cost taxpayers $7 billion in a little more than two years.

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Flashback: Gov. Kasich’s Medicaid expansion end-run

By   /  February 8, 2016  /  Health Care, News, Ohio, Politics & Elections  /  No Comments

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Ohio Gov. John Kasich unilaterally expanded Medicaid under Obamacare in 2013, but that’s not the story he’s telling voters and reporters on the campaign trail.

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