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Medicine’s Ashwini Sehgal shares concerns about increasing number of uninsured Ohioans

Ashwini Sehgal, the Duncan Neuhauser Professor of Community Health Improvement and director of the Center for Reducing Health Disparities, wrote about concerns related to the increasing number of uninsured Ohioans.

Sehgal’s op-ed, “The number of Ohioans without health coverage is rising as attacks on Medicaid increase,” was published on

Sehgal wrote about how access to medical care improves health and reduces emergency room visits, enables people to work, addresses the opioid crisis, and keeps federal funding in Ohio, rather than going to other states.

Read his reasoning.