How the Medicaid expansion helps in addressing the heroin problem
John Kasich has received some campaign knocks for his decision to expand Medicaid. To his credit, the governor has not backed away. The numbers are compelling, with roughly 600,000 newly eligible Ohioans enrolling in the public health-care program. Emergency room traffic has declined as visits to primary care doctors have increased. Those with little means struggle less to pay for necessities such as food and housing.