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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...

July 7, 2017

Low Birth Weight and Prematurity in Ohio: A Multivariate Analysis

Low Birth Weight and Prematurity in Ohio: A Multivariate Analysis Joseph Ahern, Research Fellow July 7, 2017 This paper follows up on a report published by The Center for Community Solutions in November, 2016, Birth Outcomes in Ohio, 2010-2014. This paper examines demographic and clinical correlates of low birth weight and prematurity among births in...

June 23, 2017

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

2018-2019 State Budget, Senate Budget: Ohio Departments of Medicaid and Health Loren C. Anthes, MBA, Public Policy Fellow, Medicaid Policy Center June 23, 2017 Focuses on how the Ohio Senate built upon the work of the Ohio House to manage tightening resources and eligibility constraints and spending in the expansion. Key Takeaways The Senate made...

June 23, 2017

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

2018-2019 State Budget, Senate Budget: Ohio Departments of Aging, Developmental Disabilities, Job and Family Services, and Mental Health and Addiction Services Brie Lusheck, Public Policy Associate June 23, 2017 Reviews the Ohio Senate budget changes’ affects on the Departments of Aging, Developmental Disabilities, Job and Family Services, and Mental Health and Addiction Services. Key Takeaways...

May 30, 2017

Fighting Food Insecurity Among Older Adults: Ohio’s Home-delivered and Congregate Meals

Fighting Food Insecurity Among Older Adults: Ohio’s Home-delivered and Congregate Meals Kate Warren, Policy and Planning Associate May 30, 2017 Examines how home-delivered and congregate meal programs in Ohio are funded, what challenges they face and how they are innovating to fight hunger among Ohio’s older adults. Key Takeaways In Ohio, more than one-in-six older...