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    State of Ohio Budget: Fiscal Years 2018 and 2019

    The Ohio Budget Bill

    June 30, 2017 Governor Kasich has signed H.B. 49 while vetoing several provisions, including a provision to freeze the Medicaid expansion.
    H.B. 49 as law
    Governor's Veto Message

    Six of the vetoed provisions were overridden by both the House of Representatives and the Senate as follows:

    Item 3 Controlling Board authority
    Item 23 Medicaid coverage of optional eligibility groups
    Item 26 Medicaid rates for Neonatal and Newborn services
    Item 27 Medicaid rates for nursing facilities
    Item 31 Behavioral health redesign
    Item 34 Controlling Board authorization regarding Medicaid expenditures

    H.B. 49 FY18-19 Biennium Budget Overview
    July 10, 2017 Bricker & Eckler article on the budget as passed by the Ohio General Assembly