Analysis and testimony regarding Medicaid expansion in Ohio
May 21, 2013
Medicaid expansion, March 28, 2013 Medicaid expansion represents a major investment in the health – and thus better opportunity for a productive life – for hundreds of thousands of Ohioans. Medicaid expansion would help 900,000 Ohioans, November 7, 2012 Failing to expand Medicaid would leave hundreds of thousands of struggling Ohioans out in the cold: too poor to afford insurance but not eligible for Medicaid. Ohio can’t afford to opt out of Medicaid expansion, September 13, 2012 Expanding Medicaid to cover more uninsured Ohioans would bring to Ohio $17.3 billion in new federal funds between 2014-19, while savings in the state would total between $1.1 billion and $2.3 billion. New federal funds could pay the annual wages of 50,000 health care workers in Ohio, boosting the state’s economy.