Last month 338,707 Ohioans were enrolled in Medicaid under Obamacare, exceeding 92 percent of the July 2015 enrollment projected by Governor John Kasich.
Enrollment in Medicaid under Ohio Governor John Kasich’s Obamacare expansion has rocketed to 285,553 in just six months, according to a new Ohio Department of Medicaid release.
A total of 243,230 Ohioans have already been added to the state’s Medicaid rolls under the Obamacare expansion implemented by Republican Governor John Kasich this January.
More Ohioans applied for Medicaid on December 9 than selected Obamacare “Health Insurance Marketplace” plans through the entire month of October, based on figures released yesterday by the Ohio Department of Medicaid.
“Medicaid expansion would fuel doctor shortage,” a headline on the Ohio Department of Medicaid home page warned on December 9, the first day for Ohioans eligible under the Obamacare Medicaid expansion to sign up for the entitlement program.
The 1851 Center for Constitutional Law slammed arguments made by state attorneys and the horde of interest groups defending Governor John Kasich’s enactment of the Obamacare Medicaid expansion in a reply brief filed with the Ohio Supreme Court on December 2.
“This is really about upholding the constitutional separation of powers,” State Representative Matt Lynch (R-Bainbridge Twp.) told Media Trackers of his decision to participate in a lawsuit filed over Governor John Kasich’s implementation of the Obamacare Medicaid expansion.
Ohio’s Department of Medicaid and the state Controlling Board were named as respondents in an 1851 Center for Constitutional Law complaint submitted to the Ohio Supreme Court on behalf of six state representatives and two Right to Life groups on October 22.
Governor John Kasich’s administration today requested the Ohio Controlling Board appropriate Obamacare funds for Medicaid expansion, an attempt to circumvent the General Assembly for billions in new entitlement funding from DC.