Buckeye Institute http://wyso.org en Kasich Medicaid Expansion Sets Up Debate http://wyso.org/post/kasich-medicaid-expansion-sets-debate <p></p><p>As part of Ohio Governor John Kasich’s budget plan released Monday, the republican announced that he’ll push for expanding Ohio Medicaid services under the federal health care law.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>The governor’s plan to expand the Medicaid program has some conservative leaning groups concerned.&nbsp; Opposition to the plan is largely centered on increased administrative costs for the state.&nbsp; And some say Medicaid funding is already unsustainable, so why expand the program?&nbsp; Seth Morgan is policy director of Americans for Prosperity – Ohio.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Tue, 05 Feb 2013 03:40:32 +0000 Jerry Kenney 28554 at http://wyso.org Kasich Medicaid Expansion Sets Up Debate Ohio Advocates Worry About Medicaid In Fiscal Cliff Talks http://wyso.org/post/ohio-advocates-worry-about-medicaid-fiscal-cliff-talks <p>A group of governors from both major political parties met with President Obama and other White House officials today, to talk about the impact the so-called “fiscal cliff” could have on states. And as Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports, it’s something the governor and advocates from across the political spectrum have been worried about as well. Wed, 05 Dec 2012 13:46:24 +0000 Karen Kasler 25968 at http://wyso.org