Office of Health Transformation Gov. DeWine Unveils $69 Billion Budget With Priority On Kids By Karen Kasler & Kantele Franko • Mar 15, 2019 Paul Vernon / Associated Press Gov. Mike DeWine is proposing a budget that he says invests in kids and includes no new taxes or tax cuts. The plan, released Friday, calls for spending $69 billion in state revenue over two years. State Says It's Pleased With Audit Of Pharmacy Benefit Managers By Karen Kasler • Jun 25, 2018 Pixabay A new audit commissioned by Ohio’s Medicaid program shows that there’s a nearly 9 percent differential between what the state pays the two companies managing Medicaid pharmacy benefits and what those companies pay pharmacies for those drugs. Nursing Home Lobby Fights Move Toward Performance-Based Funding By Karen Kasler • May 16, 2017 Matthias Zomer / Pexels The longstanding battle over funding nursing homes in Ohio is now in the Senate, after the House dramatically changed Gov. John Kasich’s proposal. And a new report has helped reignite the fight.