Office of Health Transformation Update
July 1, 2017
Governor Kasich protects health coverage, signs budget
Ohio Governor John R. Kasich signed into law FY 2018-2019 state budget that protects health care coverage for Ohioans with mental illness, drug addiction, and chronic illness while also cutting the state share of Medicaid spending 20 percent in 2018 and holding the rate of growth in per member spending below 2 percent each year.

Budget Summary
Appropriation Gap
Veto Messages
Expansion Freeze
Insurance Tax Increase