Brown: Revised Bill Hurts Ohio Families, Fails to Lower Costs

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 13, 2017 – U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today blasted the Senate’s revised healthcare bill, which like the earlier bill, will gut the Medicaid coverage supported by Governor Kasich, which has been Ohio’s number one tool in combatting the opioid crisis.

Manage energy bills with budget billing

COLUMBUS, July 13, 2017 — The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) would like to remind consumers that in addition to energy conservation and energy choice, budget billing is another way to manage your utility bills.

More than half of Ohio's Medicaid Patients are Children

CLEVELAND, July 7 -Today at the Centers for Families and Children, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) warned against the devastating impact repealing the Affordable Care Act would have on children and working families.

Ohio Department of Agriculture Announces Expanded Asian Longhorned Beetle Quarantine

COLUMBUS, July 10, 2017 – The Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA), Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) and the United States Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA APHIS) today announced the addition of 576 acres of the East Fork Wildlife Area to the Asian Longhorned Beetle (ALB) quarantine zone in Clermont County.

Ohio Prescription Monitoring Program Connects with Pennsylvania

All Five States Bordering Ohio Now Connected With OARRS
Ohio prescribers and pharmacists can now request patient prescription information from Pennsylvania through Ohio’s prescription monitoring program, known as the Ohio Automated Rx Reporting System (OARRS).

Proposed Medicaid Changes Could Jeopardize Self-Reliance

Ohio Senate Medicaid Provision Deepens Benefit Cliff

CLEVELAND, June 23, 2017 - The Ohio Legislature is poised to adopt a new biennial budget. Included in the Senate version of the legislation are changes to the Medicaid program which would impact eligibility for low-income Ohio adults.