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Some Medicaid "Hot Takes" with Loren Anthes

Dan Skinner talks with Loren Anthes, who is the William C. and Elizabeth M. Troyhaft Chair in Health Planning at the Center for Community Solutions, and leads Community Solutions’ Center for Medicaid Policy. He's alsoa lecturer at Ohio University's Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, located on the Cleveland campus. How is COVID19 pushing us to rethink how we run and pay for nursing homes and other facilities? What role will telehealth play in the Medicaid conversation? What does a temporary increase in the federal share of Medicaid mean for Ohioans? Give a listen and find out!


To read more on Loren Anthes’ research into the Ohio State budget and Medicaid, go here. You can also learn more about the role of telehealth in the pandemic here. Follow Loren on Twitter at @lorenanthes, where he will be posting daily updates on Ohio's efforts to increase COVID-19 testing.

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Dr. Dan Skinner is Associate Professor of Health Policy in the Department of Social Medicine at Ohio University, Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, on the Dublin, Ohio campus. He earned his Ph.D. in political science from the City University of New York. Skinner teaches and researches about, as well as advocates for increased access to health care, especially for underserved populations, as well as various aspects of social determinants that affect the health of communities, in Ohio and beyond.
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