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,