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Community Solutions’ work is regularly covered by national, state and local print, broadcast and online media. Reporters and editors depend on Community Solutions as a source of reliable data and sound, nonpartisan, data-driven analyses of critical community issues. Our staff members are available to submit opinion editorials to newspapers and or to appear as experts on radio and television programs. We can also provide journalists with background information on important community issues and connect them with other sources of information.

See selected media coverage that uses our research and analysis listed below.

May 2018

Community Solutions Council On Older Persons were mentioned in The Hannah Report’s “HOUSE AGING AND LONG TERM CARE” (5/23/18)

Community Solutions’ blog, Proposed Ohio Medicaid Waiver Raises Civil Rights and Bias Concerns, was mentioned in ThinkProgress.org’sMichigan Scrapped its Racist Medicaid Work Exemption. But it’s Still Happening Elsewhere,” TheRoot.com’s Trump’s New ‘Work for Welfare’ Rules Protect Poor Whites at the Expense of Urban Blacks” (5/22/18), ideastream and 91.7WXVU’s “Plan Exempting Many Majority White Counties From Medicaid Work Rules Questioned,” (5/21/18) Crain’s Cleveland Business’ DISPARITIES AT WORK(5/15/18), New York Magazine’s 3 States Are Pushing Medicaid Reforms That Discriminate Against Black People(5/14/18)

Community Solutions’ blog, Census Data is the Gold Standard, Immigration Questions Would Tarnish It, was mentioned in Capitol Monitor’s “Notable Quotes around Capitol Square” (5/22/18)

President and Executive Director John Corlett was mentioned in The Hannah Report’s “Turnpike Commission Approves $458K to Upgrade Camera System” (5/21/18)

Community Solutions Op-Ed, Here’s Why Medicaid for all is the Right Choice for Ohio, mentioned in KHN.org’s Parsing Policy: For States, It’s Time To Step Up And Protect The ACA; Don’t Fall For Spurious Claims About Medicare For All (5/21/18) and featured on Cleveland.com (5/20/18)

Community Solutions’ report, Work Requirement Waiver, was mentioned in the Dayton Daily News’ “Should People Work for Medicaid? Here’s How to Weigh In” (5/18/18)

Director of Public Policy and Advocacy and Edward D. and Dorothy E. Lynde Fellow Tara Britton was quoted in Public News Services’Ohio Researchers Examine Scope of Maternal Mortality” (5/14/18)

Community Solutions blog post Proposed Ohio Medicaid Waiver Raises Civil Rights and Bias Concerns, was quoted in TalkingPointsMemo.com’s “Trump Admin Poised To Give Rural Whites A Carve-Out On Medicaid Work Rules(5/14/18) and the Huffington Post’sThere’s No Good Excuse For The Racist Impact Of Michigan’s Medicaid Proposal(5/10/18)

Community Solutions report, Big City Problems in Ohio’s Small Towns, was quoted in the Akron Beacon Journal’s Michael Douglas: Big problems in Ohio’s small towns” (5/13/18)

Community Solutions report, Medicaid Work Requirement Waiver Analysis: Budget Neutrality , was quoted in Ohio Watchdog and The ClevelandAmerican.com’s “Ohio the latest state to file for Medicaid work requirements” (5/11/18), Akron Beacon Journal/Ohio.com’sBeacon Journal/Ohio.com Editorial Board: Statehouse Republicans Miss the Connection between Health Coverage and Employment” (5/3/18), WOSU Public Radio’s “Ohio Asks To Impose Work Requirements On Medicaid Recipients,CLASP.org’sThe Cost of Taking Away Health Care (5/1/18)

Community Solutions Public Policy Fellow Loren Anthes Op-ed Proposed Rules for Medicaid are Unworkable was featured in The Columbus Dispatch (5/2/18)

April 2018

Community Solutions event, Medicaid Policy Institute: Food Insecurity as a Determinant of Health, and report, Hungry for Policy: Searching for Solutions to Food Insecurity in Ohio Medicaid, were mentioned in FRAC’s Weekly News DigestFRAC’s Weekly News Digest, Issue #18, April 30, 2018” (4/30/18), WEWS Television and News5Cleveland.com’sFood as Medicine: Food Prescriptions Coming to Cleveland Community,” Cleveland 19 WOIO and Cleveland19.com’sNortheast Ohioans on Medicaid Battling Food Insecurity Issues,” WKSU’s Study Finds Improving Food Access Could Cut Medicaid Costs” and WVIZ/ideastream’sHow Better Nutrition Could Help Ohio’s Budget” (4/24/18)

Community Solutions President and Executive Director John Corlett was quoted in the Dayton Daily News’ “One of Area’s Largest Employers Prepares for Change: What it Means to Dayton” (4/30/18)

Community Solutions report, Medicaid Work Requirement Waiver Analysis: Budget Neutrality was quoted in the Crain’s Cleveland Business’ “Hospitals Cry Foul Over Medicaid Work Requirements” (4/29/18)

Community Solutions report, Hungry for Policy: Searching for Solutions to Food Insecurity in Ohio Medicaid, President and Executive Director John Corlett, and Public Policy Fellow Loren Anthes were mentioned in Cleveland.com and Topix’s “Food as Medicine:” How Ohio can Increase Food Access to Improve Health” (4/23/18)

President and Executive Director John Corlett was mentioned in Cleveland.com’sCould Universal Healthcare Work in the U.S.? Panel Discussion is Wednesday” (4/20/18)

Policy and Planning Associate Kate Warren’s op-ed, “The ‘typical’ food stamps recipient could be your neighbor, friend or relative: Kate Warren (Opinion)” was featured on Cleveland.com. (4/8/18)

Community Solutions was mentioned in The Hannah Report’s “Health Care, Aging Advocates Share Perspectives on Potential Move toward Managed Care” (4/6/18)

Community Solutions was mentioned in The Hannah Report’s “House Democrats Seek to Restore Obama Overtime Rule as ‘Economic Fairness’” (4/3/18)

Community Solutions’ report, Medicaid Work Requirement Waiver Analysis Budget Neutrality, President and Executive Director John Corlett, and Public Policy Fellow Loren Anthes, were featured in Cleveland.com’sOhio Groups, Officials Oppose Medicaid Work Requirements, as State Prepares to Submit Waiver to Federal Government” (4/3/18)

Associate Director Emily Campbell was a featured guest on 97.1 The Fan’sColumbus Perspective with Dave James” (4/1/18)

Community Solutions Syringe Exchange Programs in Ohio report was mentioned in The Athens News’Speaker at Ohio University says Appalachia Vulnerable to HIV Outbreaks Due to Opioid Crisis” (4/1/18)

March 2018

Community Solutions Community Health Needs Assessment conducted on behalf of The MetroHealth System was featured in Cleveland.com’sOpioids, Infant Mortality Targets of MetroHealth’s New Community Outreach Efforts” (3/30/18)

Associate Director & Senior Fellow, Williamson Family Fellow for Applied Research Emily Campbell’s blog post, Census Data is the Gold Standard, Immigration Questions would Tarnish It, was quoted in Cleveland.com’sWhy President Trump Wants the Census to Ask if You’re a Citizen, and Why People Fear the Consequences” and The Hannah Report’s Cleveland Think Tank Raises Concerns over Proposed 2020 Census Citizenship Question” (3/28/18), Portsmouth Daily TimesCould Citizenship Question Tarnish Census?” (3/27/18), and the Public News Service and Cleveland Scene’s “Ohio Researchers Say Citizenship Question Could Tarnish Census” (3/26/18)

Community Solutions report, Medicaid Work Requirement Waiver Analysis: Budget Neutrality, was mentioned in WOSU’sLetter Campaign To Ohio Medicaid Office Opposes Work Requirements” (3/19/18), WVXU and Statehouse News Bureau’s “Hundreds Send Letters To Medicaid Office Opposing Work Requirements” (3/16/18), POLITICO Pulse’sOhio: New Medicaid Eligibility Requirements could Add Millions of Dollars in State Costs.” (3/15/18) and Crain’s Cleveland Business’Ohio’s Proposed Medicaid Eligibility Requirements Could Cost Counties Millions” (3/13/18)

President and Executive Director John Corlett was a featured guest on WVIZ ideastream Ideas’Surge In Anti-Semitic Incidents; Proposed Ohio Medicaid Waiver Concerns; BioEnterprise CEO Aram Nerpouni” (3/5/18)

Public Policy Fellow, Medicaid Policy Center Loren Anthes was quoted in the Capitol Monitor’s “Groups Castigate Proposed Ohio casinos: They’ve fallen short of Medicaid Work Requirements” (3/4/18)

Community Solutions report, Medicaid Experiments: An Overview of Potential Waivers in Ohio, was mentioned in Crain’s Cleveland Business’Crain’s Editorial: Medicaid Work Requirements are a Step Backward” (3/4/18)

February 2018

Policy Planning Associate and Community Advocacy William Tarter, Jr.’s column, Cuyahoga County Budget Underscores Importance of Health and Human Service Levy: Will Tarter (Opinion), was featured on Cleveland.com (2/25/18)

President and Executive Director John Corlett was quoted in Cleveland19.com’sMedicaid Recipients May Soon be Forced to get Jobs” (2/22/18)

Public Policy Fellow Loren Anthes was quoted in Dayton Daily News’ “Should Medicaid Come with Work Requirements? Ohio Says Yes” (2/20/18), Cleveland.com’sOhio Will Try to Exempt Residents from Obamacare Mandate to Get Insurance, and Add Work Requirement for Some on Medicaid,” and Cleveland Scene’sOhio’s Proposed Medicaid Work Requirements Would Cause About 18,000 to Lose Coverage” (2/16/18)

President and Executive Director John Corlett and Public Policy Fellow Loren Anthes were quoted in Cleveland19.com and Tucson News Now’s “20,000 Ohioans Could Lose Medicaid Coverage Under New Proposal” (2/16/18)

Public Policy Fellow Loren Anthes report, Medicaid Experiments: An Overview of Potential Waivers in Ohio, was mentioned Cleveland.com’sCapitol LetterCleveland Scene and Public News Service’sOhio Medicaid Work Requirements: A Step Backwards on Health-Care Access?” and TimesReporter.com’sOhio Seeking to Require Those on Medicaid to Get a Job.” (2/12/18)

President and Executive Director John Corlett and Director of Communications and Digital Strategy Dani Carlson were mentioned in Capitol Monitor’s “Spotlight on People/Agencies” (2/11/18)

Executive Director John Corlett and CCS and Council On Older Persons Board Member Terry Hokenstad were quoted in Cleveland.com’sLiving On: ‘Silver Tsunami’ coming to Northeast Ohio: Are we ready?” (2/4/18)

January 2018

CCS Treuhaft Chair for Health Planning and AIDS Funding Collaborative’s Director Melissa Federman was quoted in The Morning Journal’sStudy: Lorain County Missing 3 Key Treatment Methods to Fight Opioid Crisis” (1/27/18)

Public Policy Associate Brie Lusheck’s column, When it comes to opioid addiction, prevention is key: Brie Lusheck (Opinion), was featured on Cleveland.com. (1/14/18)

Director of Communications and Digital Strategy Dani Carlson was mentioned in Cleveland.com’sOn the Move” (1/11/18)

Community Solutions MTV Award Winner Sam Huston was featured on ideastream’sEconomics of Sports; One Community Reads; Ohio’s Poet Laureate” (1/9/18)

Community Solutions MTV Award Winner Linda Jenkins was featured on ideastream’sMost Treasured Volunteer: Linda Jenkins” (1/9/18)