State Budgeting Matters

State Budgeting Matters is a periodic in-depth review of critical issues related to Ohio’s budget and their impact on health, social, and economic conditions around the state.  Links to SBMs from the past few years are provided below.



2018-2019 House Budget: Ohio Departments of Health, Aging, Developmental Disabilities, Job and Family Services, & Mental Health and Addiction Services

By Tara Britton, Director of Public Policy
Brie Lusheck, Public Policy Associate
May, 2017

The Ohio House passed its version of the state budget very early in May. This edition of State Budgeting Matters examines the differences between the Governor’s introduced budget and the version passed by the Ohio House in several health and human services agencies. 

Read the full report here.




2018-2019 House Budget: Ohio Department of Medicaid

By Loren Anthes, Public Policy Fellow
May, 2017

The House has deliberated the Kasich administration’s budget proposal and has made a number of changes that affect Medicaid. These changes, some of which are documented in a previous blog post, trend in the direction of greater control over the Medicaid program by the General Assembly. This push for supervision included efforts to delay managed care models of delivery, the elimination of some efforts in value-based payment, and a reduction of departmental authority.

Read the full report here.  



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