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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...

May 19, 2017

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

2018-2019 House Budget: Ohio Departments of Health, Aging, Developmental Disabilities, Job and Family Services, & Mental Health and Addiction Services Tara Britton, Director of Public Policy and Advocacy | Edward D. and Dorothy E. Lynde Fellow Brie Lusheck, Public Policy Associate May 19, 2017 Examines the differences between the governor’s introduced budget and the version...

May 18, 2017

Common Ground: Get to Know Your Community Levies

Common Ground: Get to Know Your Community Levies William Tarter, Jr., Policy Planning Associate and Community Advocacy May 18, 2017 Analyzes community levies, announces the request for nominations for the $25,000 Anisfield-Wolf Memorial and Most Treasured Volunteer awards, and recaps board, staff and volunteer achievements. Key Takeaways Each year, citizens make their voices heard on...

May 17, 2017

2018-2019 State Budget, House Passed: The Ohio Department of Medicaid

2018-2019 State Budget, House Passed: The Ohio Department of Medicaid Loren C. Anthes, MBA Public Policy Fellow, Medicaid Policy Center May 17, 2017 Analyzes the House version of the state budget’s effect on Medicaid. Key Takeaways The House has taken formal steps to push against the administration’s efforts to privatize the program through managed care...

May 13, 2017

Ohio Seniors Missing Out On $50 Million in Hunger Aid

Ohio Seniors Missing Out On $50 Million in Hunger Aid Rachel Cahill, Guest Author May 13, 2017 Presents proven strategies for Ohio to reduce senior hunger through maximizing senior participation in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Key Takeaways ● There was a 20percent increase in the number of seniors turning to the emergency food...

April 17, 2017

Whoops Proof in NEO: Contraceptive Awareness Campaign Implementation and Findings

Whoops Proof in NEO: Contraceptive Awareness Campaign Implementation and Findings Melissa Federman, Director, AIDS Funding Collaborative | Treuhaft Chair for Health Planning Emily Campbell, Associate Director | Senior Fellow / Williamson Family Fellow for Applied Research April 17, 2017 The findings for the pilot Whoops Proof social marketing campaign. Key Takeaways Intrauterine devices (IUDs) and...