HPIO Releases Medicaid Basics 2017

The Health Policy Institute of Ohio has released Ohio Medicaid Basics 2017. The document provides an overview of Ohio Medicaid eligibility, enrollment and financing. The brief also reviews key Medicaid-related policy changes and an update on Medicaid expansion enrollment trends and spending.

The Medicaid program pays for healthcare services for more than 3 million Ohioans and is an important driver of payment reform and quality measurement initiatives within the healthcare system.

Ohio Medicaid Basics is a foundational summary of the state-federal program. The Health Policy Institute of Ohio has created Medicaid Basics every two years since 2005.  A two-page executive summary is also available. The report was released to coincide with the state biennial budget,