Medicare http://wyso.org en Longtime Ohio Republicans Talk Fiscal Cliff http://wyso.org/post/longtime-ohio-republicans-talk-fiscal-cliff <p>Two longtime Republicans from Ohio are talking about the so-called fiscal cliff. That's a package of tax increases and spending cuts that will take effect if Congress doesn't act.</p><p>Former U.S. Senator George Voinovich says he SUPPORTS tax increases on the wealthy.</p><p>But Voinovich, who was governor of the Buckeye State in the 90s, says his willingness to compromise comes with strings attached.</p> Tue, 20 Nov 2012 22:04:00 +0000 Michael Locklear (Ohio Public Radio) 25408 at http://wyso.org Ohio Plan Aims to Better Link Medicare, Medicaid http://wyso.org/post/ohio-plan-aims-better-link-medicare-medicaid-0 <p>State officials want to change the way health care is delivered to the 190,000 Ohioans served by both Medicaid and Medicare, so the beneficiaries must only deal with a single entity to receive services.</p><p>The federal Medicare program serves the elderly and disabled, while Medicaid provides coverage for the poor though state and federal funding. The two operate fairly independently from each other.</p> Wed, 11 Jan 2012 14:58:30 +0000 Associated Press 9823 at http://wyso.org Ohio Plan Aims To Better Link Medicare, Medicaid http://wyso.org/post/ohio-plan-aims-better-link-medicare-medicaid <p>State officials want to change the way health care is delivered to the 190,000 Ohioans served by both Medicaid and Medicare, so the beneficiaries must only deal with a single entity to receive services.</p><p>The federal Medicare program serves the elderly and disabled, while Medicaid provides coverage for the poor though state and federal funding. The two operate fairly independently from each other.</p> Tue, 10 Jan 2012 21:42:25 +0000 Associated Press 9772 at http://wyso.org