Office of Health Transformation Update
December 30, 2013

Seven Justices Agree: Dismiss Case Against Medicaid


"Most important for uninsured Ohioans, not one of the seven justices agreed with the contention of those who sued to overturn the expansion: that the state Controlling Board exceeded its authority in approving the move, which was backed by Gov. John Kasich."

Read the Dispatch editorial 

Workgroup Submits Direct Care Worker Recommendations


Gov. Kasich proposed and the Ohio General Assembly established a workgroup to identify the core competencies required for direct care workers as a condition of receiving Medicaid payment. The Direct Care Worker Advisory Workgroup, representing home health consumers and providers, submitted its recommendations to the Ohio General Assembly on December 30, 2013.


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