Affordable Care Act http://wyso.org en Ohio Health Insurers Refund $1.2 Million Under ACA Requirement http://wyso.org/post/ohio-health-insurers-refund-12-million-under-aca-requirement <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-935cc32c-6d51-075f-fcb2-1d3252346761"><span style="font-size: 19px; font-family: Arial; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Ohio health insurers are refunding more than a million dollars in premiums to small businesses and individuals for 2013, according to</span><a href="http://www.hhs.gov/news/press/2014pres/07/20140724a.html" target="_blank"><span style="font-size: 19px; font-family: Arial; color: rgb(17, 85, 204); text-decoration: underline; vert Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:00:49 +0000 Lewis Wallace 53292 at http://wyso.org Will The Affordable Care Act Cut Costs On Emergency Care? http://wyso.org/post/will-affordable-care-act-cut-costs-emergency-care <p><span id="docs-internal-guid-51101d44-68a5-57ff-7787-d31aac542db0" style="line-height: 1.15;"><span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Arial; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">One of the arguments in favor of the Affordable Care Act was that it would reduce dependency on emergency rooms by covering more people with basic preventive care. Now, millions of people are newly covered by Obamacare. So, are emergency departments seeing a slowdown? Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:30:00 +0000 Lewis Wallace 53245 at http://wyso.org Will The Affordable Care Act Cut Costs On Emergency Care? Ohio Medicaid Slogging Through Massive Application Backup; At Least 70,000 In Limbo http://wyso.org/post/ohio-medicaid-slogging-through-massive-application-backup-least-70000-limbo <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-9f9af4f7-8fc1-08de-db2a-82398663b4dc"><span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">The Ohio Department of Medicaid is just beginning to process through a giant backlog of applications received between October 1, 2013 and March 31, 2014, many of which are because of the expansion of the program under the Affordable Care Act. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 18:36:11 +0000 Lewis Wallace 48939 at http://wyso.org Ohio Medicaid Slogging Through Massive Application Backup; At Least 70,000 In Limbo CareSource To Expand, Add Jobs In Dayton http://wyso.org/post/caresource-expand-add-jobs-dayton <p><span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Arial; font-size: 19px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1.15;">CareSource, a health insurance and Medicaid provider headquartered in downtown Dayton, has announced plans to expand into a new office in the former </span>WorkforceOne<span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Arial; font-size: 19px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1.15;"> building at 220 E. Monument Dr. Tue, 08 Apr 2014 21:35:26 +0000 Lewis Wallace 48222 at http://wyso.org CareSource To Expand, Add Jobs In Dayton 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