Biz & Labor

Ohio Medicaid begins laying out plans for coronavirus testing at pharmacies

Ohio Medicaid Director Maureen Corcoran on Tuesday described plans for Ohio pharmacies to begin testing one of the state's most vulnerable populations — the...

Despite promises, Medicaid still not paying pharmacists to test for coronavirus

As cases of coronavirus spiked alarmingly at the end of last week, a promised program by the Ohio Department of Medicaid to allow pharmacies...

At a county fair amid COVID-19, distancing by keeping ‘one cow...

A statue of a large steer greets visitors to the Pickaway County Fairgrounds, and this year, signs with cows on them could be seen...

Portman won’t commit to attending convention; wants Ohio back to work

U.S. Sen. Rob Portman is committed to getting President Donald Trump reelected, having been recently named a “co-captain” to the Trump Victory Finance Committee.  But...

Supporters share personal stories on racism as a public health crisis

Sarina Herman’s mom was dying. It wasn’t just from the cancer she had, but from the chemo being used to treat it, and the language...

After U.S. Supreme Court decision, Ohio Fairness Act still awaiting hearings

A piece of Ohio House legislation on sexual orientation discrimination is sitting idle in a committee, even after the nation’s highest court said LGBTQ+...

State hasn’t acted, but Medicaid care companies move to pay pharmacists...

The Ohio Department of Medicaid has been slow to implement a law that would enable pharmacists to be paid to consult with patients and...

Five Fuyao workers contract COVID-19; 1500+ more to be tested, health...

Officials are planning to test up to 2,000 workers at a windshield plant in the Dayton area after five employees tested positive for COVID-19. Dan...

Despite big predictions, not much state legal action against drug middlemen

There was a lot of talk by state officials about reigning in prescription middlemen working for the state. But on the legal front, there...

Medicaid director backpedals on possibility of cutting drug coverage, expansion population

The director of the Ohio Department of Medicaid, it appears, is at least partially backtracking after telling a state panel that ending Ohio's expanded...
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