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Medicaid Director Maureen Corcoran says former Gov. of Ohio John Kasich created big problems the agency is facing.
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The memo is scathing.

Ohio Medicaid director Maureen Corcoran uses words such as “inadequate,” “unacceptable,” “poorly implemented” and a “mess” to describe what she inherited from the administration of former Gov. John Kasich

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Some 700,000 Ohioans are covered under Medicaid expansion, and Gov. John Kasich continues to push for the federal government to continue Medicaid expansion in any future health care reform. But he’s also argued that states should have flexibility. That could mean thousands of very poor people might lose Medicaid coverage.