Medicaid Waiver Proposal will result in hundreds of thousands of Ohioans losing health care coverage

On April 15, the Ohio Department of Medicaid released for public comment its proposal to fundamentally change access to affordable health care.  Ohio’s recent expansion of access to health care through Medicaid expansion has helped hundreds of thousands of Ohioans struggling to provide for themselves and their families.  The Ohio Poverty Law Center and its partners, as well as hundreds of individuals and community organizations around the state responded, submitting public comments describing why Ohio should not be permitted to change the health insurance program that has improved the lives of over 650,000 individuals who cannot otherwise afford health insurance.

For more in-depth information on Ohio’s proposed changes and what you can do, read more in Access to Health Care.