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June 3, 2018

Family and Youth in Crisis, How Ohio’s Identifying and Funding the Population

Family and Youth in Crisis, How Ohio’s Identifying and Funding the Population Gayle Channing-Tenenbaum Consultant, Children’s Medicaid Policy   Ohio’s 2018-2019 biennial budget included an appropriation of $5 million in Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) funding per year for children with complex care needs whose parents or legal guardians are at risk of relinquishing custody...

May 14, 2018

Wraparound Services for Young People in Poverty: Taking a Look at CCMEP with New Program Data

The Comprehensive Case Management and Employment Program (CCMEP) began in July 2016 and is targeted to reach one of Ohio’s most vulnerable populations – youth and young adults in poverty. The program combines funding from the Workforce Investment and Opportunities Act (WIOA) and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) to provide wraparound services to positively...

April 23, 2018

Hungry for Policy: Searching for Solutions to Food Insecurity in Ohio Medicaid

Loren Anthes, Public Policy Fellow April 23, 2018 INTRODUCTION The United States spends twice as much as other industrialized nations on health care but performs worse on many population health outcomes.[1] While this spending is primarily the result of pricing and administrative costs, it is also a consequence of non-medical factors influencing the health of...

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...

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...