Hamilton County residents who receive public assistance from the Supplemental Nutrition and Assistance Program, the Temporary Assistance to Needy Families program or the federal Medicaid program, should not see changes in their assistance at least through the end of January. …Read More
The expanded Medicaid program is a frequent topic of discussion as our nation and state look toward the future on health care.
Whatever is decided, it will be our responsibility to implement it.
As a point of reference, we currently have more than 231,000 county residents in the Medicaid program and we spent $1,760,215,299 last year on delivering health care to Medicaid recipients.Read More
Due to a State change in Medicaid program eligibility, effective August 1, 2016, the ‘Spend-Down Medicaid’ program has been discontinued. To ensure the continuation of coverage for individuals during this transition, Ohio is granting additional months of Medicaid coverage to …Read More
2014 was a good year for JFS, filled with highlights around Medicaid expansion and our OhioMeansJobs center’s outstanding work. But something that happened late in the year has me really excited about 2015. We have a new partnership with Radio …Read More
So how did Hamilton County Job and Family Services plan for Medicaid Expansion so well that we ended up processing applications more quickly than other metro counties in Ohio? Says Chief Operating Officer Tim McCartney: “We skated to where we …Read More
Our agency is processing about 200 more applications a day with the expansion of Medicaid. If you will recall, the state extended Medicaid to cover people with incomes up to 138 percent of the poverty level – $15,856 for a …Read More