Healthcare http://wyso.org en Amid Continued Obamacare Confusion, Administration Extends Deadline For Some http://wyso.org/post/amid-continued-obamacare-confusion-administration-extends-deadline-some <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-62fec16e-001f-4cca-a2dd-450dbef2560b"><span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">It’s the last week to sign up for health plans under the Affordable Care Act—the deadline is Monday, March 31. As people continue to wade through the confusion surrounding the law, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has announced it will offer some wiggle room on the deadline.</span></span></p> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 21:18:01 +0000 Lewis Wallace 47626 at http://wyso.org Amid Continued Obamacare Confusion, Administration Extends Deadline For Some Medicaid Expansion Underway In Ohio, But Numbers Can Confuse http://wyso.org/post/medicaid-expansion-underway-ohio-numbers-can-confuse <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-6d73810b-2ca0-9c17-80f5-16d19478c864"><span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Ohio officials are reporting over 23,000 people newly eligible for Medicaid in Ohio got enrolled in January, after Ohio Governor John Kasich decided to expand the insurance program to cover more low-income people using Affordable Care Act funds. </span></span></p><p></p> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 19:14:06 +0000 Lewis Wallace 45871 at http://wyso.org Local Employers Face Uncertainty With Health Care Law http://wyso.org/post/local-employers-face-uncertainty-health-care-law <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-20b08d59-0837-f060-879b-0ce44ed9251c"><span style="font-size: 19px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">This week the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released </span><a href="http://www.cbo.gov/sites/default/files/cbofiles/attachments/45010-breakout-AppendixC.pdf" target="_blank"><span style="font-size: 19px; font-family: Arial; color: rgb(17, 85, 204); background-color: transparent; text-decoration: underline; vert Fri, 07 Feb 2014 11:17:43 +0000 Lewis Wallace 45564 at http://wyso.org Aids Resource Center Opens New Medical Center, Pharmacy http://wyso.org/post/aids-resource-center-opens-new-medical-center-pharmacy <p></p><p><span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Arial; font-size: 19px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1.15;">The AIDS Resource Center of Ohio, or <a href="http://www.arcohio.org/" target="_blank">ARC</a>, has opened a new medical center near the University of Dayton campus. The center will be funded in part by its own in-house pharmacy on the first floor of the Wright Health Building, where the center will take over the second floor.</span></p><p></p> Thu, 30 Jan 2014 04:33:01 +0000 Lewis Wallace 45256 at http://wyso.org Aids Resource Center Opens New Medical Center, Pharmacy Feds: Almost 40,000 Ohioans Picked Health Plans http://wyso.org/post/feds-almost-40000-ohioans-picked-health-plans <p>Nearly 40,000 Ohio residents have successfully picked health insurance plans through the new online marketplace created by President Barack Obama's law.</p><p>A report released Monday by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services details enrollment numbers from Oct. 1 through Dec. 28.</p><p>Ohio is among the 36 states relying on the federal website, HealthCare.gov. Monday's figures show a significant spike in sign-ups compared with October, when the troubled website wasn't working properly. Just 1,150 Ohioans had managed to select a plan then, compared with 34,283 last month.</p> Tue, 14 Jan 2014 13:04:00 +0000 Associated Press 44615 at http://wyso.org