I will work across the aisle to make sure all Ohioans – women, children, families, seniors and veterans – have access to affordable health care.
For nearly a decade, Ohio saw significant progress in efforts to make sure every child has health insurance, expanding Medicaid enrollment to more than 1.2 million children. But, we’re now losing ground. As of May 2019, nearly 37,000 fewer children were enrolled in Ohio’s Medicaid program compared to February 2018, a loss of about 3% over 15 months. I will work to continue Medicaid expansion, reduce the complexity of enrolling and navigating the system, and improve the availability of community partners for needed guidance and troubleshooting.