Health insurance from private sector may provide alternative to Ohio Medicaid

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The state’s expansion of the coverage for lower income individuals and families may offer a new opportunity. Ohio and its Governor, John Kasich, has drawn a nationwide audience as it has finally become clear why the state was in support of the expansion of the Medicaid program, despite the fact that it is Republican led and that other similarly led states have refused the changes to the health insurance system for lower income households. The governor has now revealed many of the details of his compromise with federal regulators. Now,…

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TrueCost plan sparks dispute in Cincinnati

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TrueCost plan provokes standoff between employees and employers A standoff in Cincinnati, Ohio, between employees and their employers has formed concerning a controversial new health insurance plan called TrueCost. The plan has become very popular for Cincinnati employers, but workers are concerning over the potential the plan has of introducing a variety of new medical costs. So far, nine Cincinnati employers, representing some 5,000 employers combined, have adopted the TrueCost plan, which comes from Custom Design Benefits. Plan allows employers to take control of health care costs According to employers,…

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