Senate Bill 23, sponsored by Senators Bill Beagle and Dave Burke took effect March, 20 2015. The law modifies state law for adoptions that were effective between January 1, 1964, and September 18, 1996. Now 400,000 adoptees can gain access to birth certificates and adoption records.
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“By revising the consult agreement statute we will improve patient care by reducing unnecessary administrative paperwork, and most importantly, improving disease management to help individuals with chronic conditions live long and prosperous lives,” Burke said.
This is a small glimpse into the continued innovation in the health care arena in the State of Ohio, not only in this budget and in the Medicaid system, but in the health care arena as a whole. Ohio is doing great things and we must continue to support these programs. However, we must accept that not all of our outcomes are positive. We must be innovative and aggressive to improve outcomes. This budget offers a strong foundation for the future and will continue to grow a healthier Ohio.
“The Senate’s budget proposal makes state government more accountable and fiscally responsible by reducing proposed spending by $1.7 billion and increasing services to those who are most in need to help lift folks up and out of poverty and toward a sustainable career,” said Senator Burke.
"The Senate’s approach to create a more sustainable and fiscally responsible healthcare system, by reducing proposed spending by $1.7 billion and increasing services available to those who need them most in the process, is an extraordinary accomplishment," Burke said. "Through increased collaboration and case management, this plan will help lift folks up and out of poverty by providing them with the resources needed to begin a sustainable career."