The demographic and socioeconomic research, policy analysis, and recommendations produced by Community Solutions are most often shared by substantive reports, briefs, bulletins, and newsletters. While they were usually produced in print in the past, today, most are electronic publications. Many—new and old—are archived throughout this section of the website for easy reference, first by general topic and then by year and/or date. For information on our publications, please browse our editorial list below. 






  • Annual Checkup: Digging into Ohio Medicaid’s SFY16 Report (8/31/16) — Highlights some trends, the ways in which money has been flowing, and the influence of privatization on Ohio's Medicaid program.
  • August Common Ground (8/22/16) — This edition  of Common Ground recaps the Center for Medicaid Policy Institute inaugural event, announces the 2016 Celebration of Human Services event at The Q, provides CCS staff updates, and more.
  • HHSA Committee Approves Office of Homeless Services Request to Receive Federal Funding (8/24/16) — A recap of the Health, Human Services and Aging Committee of Cuyahoga County Council approval of the Office of Homeless Services to receive a grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
  • Ending Welfare As We Knew It (8/18/16) — An examination of the 20th anniversary of the passage of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act (PRWORA).
  • Preparing for the State Budget: OBM Releases Guidance (8/16/16) —  An analysis of the process state agencies use to develop budget requests based on policy and programs they would like maintained and implemented following the release of the Office of Budget and Management (OBM) released guidance for the 2018 and 2019 Operating Budget.







  • February 2016 Common Ground (2/5/16—  This edition explores the July 1 Medicaid spend-down eligibility transition, introduces Better Birth Control NEO, highlights recent events and presentations, and more.



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Other Resources

2015 Publications


Major Reports and Analyses

Follow the Money

High On Ohio

Planning & Action Archive

Regional Progress

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