Afforadable Health Care

Gov. John Kasich speaking at a podium
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The White House is reportedly quietly restarting talks on health care reform, after the bill President Trump and Republicans back was pulled just hours before a vote on Friday. Gov. John Kasich said he was working on that issue too this week.

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The proposed repeal of the Affordable Care Act could cost Ohio as much as $8.5 billion over the next eight years, according to a report out this morning from a statewide research group.

Sen. Rob Portman says that Ohioans who depend on Medicaid expansion or exchanges should not worry about the potential repeal of the ACA.
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Though Republicans are working to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, Ohio's Republican U.S. Senator says there’s no reason for those who depend on it to worry.

Split Views On Health Overhaul In Ohio

Mar 11, 2016

Adults in Ohio are divided when it comes to whether they believe the Affordable Care Act has been good or bad for them.

And while most rate their own health care positively, far more Ohioans rate the state's overall health care system as fair or poor than rate it as excellent. Those are some of the findings in a series of recent polls by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

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New regulation passed by the Ohio Department of Insurance is aimed at protecting more Ohioans in 2016 from receiving surprise medical bills.We'll take a look at the Affordable Care Act and how its changed health care in America. Also, new nutrition information and habits for the new year and how one man made a video game about his son battling cancer. 

Federal Government Pushes ACA Deadline To Thursday

Dec 15, 2015

Federal healthcare officials have given procrastinating consumers a reprieve.

Marketplace CEO Kevin Counihan announced Tuesday:

“Because of the unprecedented demand and volume of consumers contacting our call center or visiting HealthCare.gov, we are extending the deadline to sign-up for January 1 coverage until 11:59pm PST December 17."