Families First Coronavirus Response Act
Rural hospitals gird for unwinding of pandemic Medicaid coverage
Donald Lloyd, CEO and president of St. Claire HealthCare in Morehead, Kentucky, has spent more than a year dealing with higher costs for food and medical supplies for his regional hospital. Now he’s trying to prepare for another financial hit — the loss of Medicaid reimbursements for treating people in rural Appalachia. “We are all […]
DeWine says his administration wants ideas about how to help distressed Ohioans
Ohio Go.v Mike DeWine says he's focused on helping low-income and minority Ohioans through coconavirus crisis.
Much of the federal coronavirus money distributed so far goes to hospitals that need it least, critics say
The rich keep getting richer — even among hospitals dealing with a historic pandemic.
DeWine noncommittal on extra Medicaid money from feds
State leaders have already slashed half a billion dollars from the state budget, so billions in additional federal funding for Medicaid might sound good right now to those tasked with balancing Ohio’s books. But Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine wouldn’t answer directly Monday when asked whether he supported a request by the National Governors Association that […]
New federal sick leave law – who’s eligible, who’s not and how many weeks do you get
On March 18, President Donald Trump signed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act into law. The legislation is an emergency intervention to provide paid leave and other support to millions of workers sidelined by school closures, quarantines and caregiving. An obvious question you’re probably wondering is, “How will it affect me?” The bad news is […]
U.S. House passes coronavirus response bill; 40 Republicans dissent
WASHINGTON — The U.S. House early Saturday morning approved an emergency stimulus package to combat the coronavirus pandemic after President Donald Trump signaled his support for the bill. The multi-billion dollar package aims to slow the spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by a new coronavirus, and mitigate its economic effects as fears of recession […]