- Exchanges: Legislation was introduced in 2012 to create a state-run exchange, but the bill remains pending in the legislature. Governor Kasich has indicated that the state will explore all options, although Lieutenant Governor Taylor is opposed to any state-based exchange.
- Medicaid Expansion: Governor Kasich announced in February that Ohio will be participating in the Medicaid expansion.
- Medicare Advantage Enrollment: Ohio currently has 738,703 seniors and people with disabilities enrolled in Medicare Advantage, or about 37% of all Medicare beneficiaries.
NEWS OF NOTE
» Columbus Dispatch – Ohioans’ health-insurance costs may soar 80%
» Kasich and Taylor Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Health Care Ruling (press release)
» Columbus Dispatch – Experts: Prep for Changes in Health Care