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New pandemic law takes effect; experts say it undermines public health

As of Wednesday, there are 132 new sheriffs in town. When the new coronavirus emerged in Ohio, state law conferred “ultimate authority in matters of...

Experts overwhelmingly agree rural broadband will grow Ohio’s economy, reduce inequality....

The great majority of a panel of Ohio economists agree: Better rural broadband would be an economic boon to the state and it would...

Chucking insurance Some pharmacies are starting to sell generics outside the...

To a growing number of pharmacists, using insurance to pay for most generic drugs makes about as much sense as getting auto insurance to...

Survey: Ohio middle-of-the-road on education, child health and economic well-being

In a national survey on child well-being, Ohio was middle of the pack when it came to growth indicators. The data, collected through the Annie...

‘Tell the truth,’ Louisiana college president says of struggle to vaccinate...

WASHINGTON — Leaders in higher education from Florida and Louisiana on Thursday related how colleges coped with a rough year of online learning and...

Analysis: Billion-dollar whitewash? Centene execs eager to put Medicaid scandal in...

In the wake of a blockbuster settlement of fraud claims, the top executive at the nation's biggest Medicaid contractor was eager Wednesday to put...

Health experts speak out against bill prohibiting vaccine mandates

Pediatricians and other infectious disease experts issued clear warnings about a proposed bill to weaken Ohio’s vaccination laws: Doing so would put children’s lives...

Mayors of U.S. cities plead for federal funds to alleviate housing...

WASHINGTON — The mayors of cities in Ohio, Montana and Arizona stressed the need for affordable housing to be included in any congressional infrastructure...

Centene agrees to settle Medicaid claims with Ohio, Mississippi for $143...

In what could be a harbinger of more settlements, Medicaid managed-care contractor Centene on Monday settled potential fraud claims by Ohio and Mississippi for...

Senate budget calls for “asset tests” for poor Ohioans seeking food...

The Ohio Senate added to its budget proposal a provision requiring the state to cut off food stamp assistance for poor Ohioans if their...
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