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February 16, 2018

Adult Protective Services: Providing Context in an Aging State

Adult Protective Services: Providing Context in an Aging State Brie Lusheck, Public Policy Associate February, 2018 The Adult Protective Services (APS) program is available through the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) and administered by the local County Job and Family Services (CJFS). Counties are mandated to investigate reported abuse in one to...

February 13, 2018

The State of the Cuyahoga County Budget: Looking Back and Looking Forward

The State of the Cuyahoga County Budget: Looking Back and Looking Forward William Tarter, Jr., MPA Public Policy Associate & Community Advocacy February, 2018 In this edition of County Budgeting Matters, we will examine the strategies that Cuyahoga County Executive, Armond Budish, used for developing the 2018-2019 biennium budget, compare the 2017 process to the...

February 1, 2018

Medicaid Experiments: An Overview of Potential Waivers in Ohio

Medicaid Experiments: An Overview of Potential Waivers in Ohio  January 31, 2018 Loren Anthes, Public Policy Fellow The following Issue Brief takes a look at the different waivers being pursued or considered by Ohio and the policy implications of the various proposals. This research will look into the policy underpinnings of these efforts both in...

November 2, 2017

Cuyahoga County JFS: On the Road to Providing a Superior Customer Experience

Cuyahoga County JFS: On the Road to Providing a Superior Customer Experience Rachel Cahill, Guest Author November 2, 2017  The Cuyahoga County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) recently completed a year-long strategic planning process in order to assess how the agency is making a positive difference in the lives of county residents and...

October 6, 2017

A Preview of the 2018-2019 Cuyahoga County Biennial Budget

A Preview of the 2018-2019 Cuyahoga County Biennial Budget William Tarter, Jr., Policy Planning Associate and Community Advocacy October 6, 2017  This paper focuses on the Health and Human Services (HHS) Levy Fund budget and, to a lesser extent, the General Operating Fund budget. The HHS Levy fund is funded in large part by the...

September 18, 2017

Housing and Medicaid

Housing and Medicaid Loren C. Anthes, MBA Public Policy Fellow, Medicaid Policy Center September 18, 2017 This Issue Brief looks at the intersection of Medicaid and housing, how some states are addressing the issue of housing insecurity through Medicaid, and what the policy opportunities for innovation may be. Key Takeaways  The cost of health care...

August 1, 2017

2018-2019 State Budget, As Enacted: Ohio Departments of Medicaid and Health

2018-2019 State Budget, As Enacted: Ohio Departments of Medicaid and Health Loren C. Anthes, MBA Public Policy Fellow, Medicaid Policy Center August 1, 2017 Explores the Ohio Department of Medicaid and the Ohio Department of Health in the enacted state budget. Key Takeaways The Medicaid expansion was maintained, but the General Assembly is requiring waivers...