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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...

July 31, 2017

2018-2019 State Budget, As Enacted: Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services

2018-2019 State Budget, As Enacted: Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services Adam White, Graduate Assistant July 31, 2017 Details decisions and investments made in Ohio’s enacted state budget surrounding the opioid crisis, the Behavioral Health Redesign and multi-system youth. Key Takeaways In a plan called Ohio HOPES (Heroin, Opioids, Prevention, Education, Safety), the...

July 13, 2017

Common Ground: The State Budget Process: Through the Eyes of an Intern

Common Ground: The State Budget Process: Through the Eyes of an Intern Adam White, Graduate Assistant July 13, 2017 This edition looks at the “State Budget Process: Through the Eyes of an Intern,” recaps recent op-eds and events, and more. Key Takeaways The state budget is one of the most important and complex policy activities of...