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Maureen Corcoran

Ohio is asking for permission from the feds to fast-track some rules and exceptions in Medicaid related to the COVID-19 crisis. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports the state is asking for a pair of waivers that many other states are already using.

The Ohio Department of Medicaid director says her agency is dealing with big problems and could face huge fines from the federal government if they’re not fixed. 

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Ohio’s Medicaid program has unveiled a new tool designed to help cut down on confusion when it comes to prescription drugs.

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Ohio's Medicaid enrollment has dropped by more than 250 thousand in the past two years. It's unclear whether those people now have other health coverage or are no longer insured.