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March 30, 2017

2018-2019 State Budget, As Introduced: The Ohio Department of Medicaid

2018-2019 State Budget, As Introduced: The Ohio Department of Medicaid Loren C. Anthes, MBA, Public Policy Fellow, Center for Medicaid Policy March 30, 2017 Explores Governor John Kasich’s last biennial budget, focusing on the reforms his administration has implemented in Ohio’s Medicaid program. Key Takeaways In the last biennial budget of the Kasich administration, the...

March 27, 2017

2018-2019 State Budget, As Introduced: Ohio Departments of Health and Developmental Disabilities

2018-2019 State Budget, As Introduced: Ohio Departments of Health and Developmental Disabilities Tara Britton, Director of Public Policy and Advocacy | Edward D. and Dorothy E. Lynde Fellow Brie Lusheck, Public Policy Associate March 27, 2017 A comprehensive look at proposals in the Ohio Departments of Developmental Disabilities and Health budgets, as introduced in Governor...

March 20, 2017

Common Ground: How Do We Quantify Community Need?

Common Ground: How Do We Quantify Community Need? Emily Campbell, Associate Director | Senior Fellow / Williamson Family Fellow for Applied Research March 20, 2017 This edition explores Community Solutions’ needs assessment process, highlights the release of the Ohio Congressional Districts profiles, announces the October 20th Celebration of Human Services and more. Key Takeaways  Organizations frequently...

February 8, 2017

The Managed Care Tax Replacement: Implications for Northeast Ohio and the State Budget

The Managed Care Tax Replacement: Implications for Northeast Ohio and the State Budget Loren C. Anthes, MBA, Public Policy Fellow, Center for Medicaid Policy February 8, 2017 A look at the Managed Care replacement tax, the long-term implications and future challenges. Key Takeaways One of the main reasons for the creation of the new Medicaid...

January 12, 2017

Common Ground: A New Year, A New State Budget

Common Ground: A New Year, A New State Budget Tara Britton, Director of Public Policy and Advocacy | Edward D. and Dorothy E. Lynde Fellow January 12, 2017 This edition of Common Ground lays out the process and anticipated schedule of activities of Ohio budget, introduces CCS’ new Board Chair Zulma Zabala, recaps recent media mentions...

December 7, 2016

A New Approach to Financing Medicaid?

A New Approach to Financing Medicaid? Block Grants, Per Capita Allotments, Shared Savings and the State Budget December 6, 2016 Loren Anthes Public Policy Fellow, Medicaid Policy Center On December 2nd, House majority leadership sent a letter to governors and state insurance commissionersi asking for input on a way to refine and augment Speaker Ryan’s...

November 10, 2016

Big City Problems in Ohio’s Small Towns

Big City Problems in Ohio’s Small Towns John A. Begala Former Executive Director November, 2016 For all the cultural, social, and political forces that conspire to separate and divide “big city” and “small town,” and for all that is written about Ohio as a microcosm of the nation’s “culture wars,” Ohio’s small hub towns and...

November 7, 2016

Birth Outcomes in Ohio, 2010‐2014

Birth Outcomes in Ohio, 2010‐2014 Joseph Ahern Fellow, Applied Research November, 2016 Ohio’s infant mortality rate in 2013, 7.33 infant deaths per 1,000 live births, ranked 45th among all states, and was 21 percent above the national average of 5.96. In addition, infant mortality among African Americans was more than twice the rate among Whites....

October 3, 2016

Comprehensive Case Management and Employment Program: Ohio Moving Forward

Comprehensive Case Management and Employment Program Ohio Moving Forward October 3, 2016 Brie Lusheck Public Policy Associate Introduction On July 1, 2016, Ohio rolled out its new Comprehensive Case Management and Employment Program (CCMEP). CCMEP was a part of the previous State Operating Budget, House Bill 64, and is a program that was established as...