Governor DeWine Announces Three State Projects Set to Create $180 Million in Investments


(COLUMBUS, Ohio)— Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted today announced the approval of three projects that will create 345 new jobs and retain 77 jobs statewide.  

During its monthly meeting, the Ohio Tax Credit Authority (TCA) reviewed economic development proposals brought to the board by JobsOhio and its regional partners.Read full story

Benign Nail Condition Linked to Rare Syndrome that Greatly Increases Cancer Risk

NIH researchers suggest conducting nail evaluation of affected patients and at-risk family members

Scientists at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have discovered that the presence of a benign nail abnormality may lead to the diagnosis of a rare inherited disorder that increases the risk of developing cancerous tumors of the skin, eyes, kidneys and the tissue that lines the chest and abdomen (e.g.,Read full story

Hazardous Weather Outlook – May 20, 2024

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
432 AM EDT Mon May 20 2024...

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Holmes-Knox-Ashtabula Lakeshore-Northern Erie-Southern Erie-
432 AM EDT Mon May 20 2024

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for north central Ohio, northeast
Ohio, northwest Ohio and northwest Pennsylvania.
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Governor DeWine Announces $2 Million to Launch Pilot Program Placing More Foster Children in Homes

Funding will support transformative program in 34 counties across Ohio

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – May 17, 2024 – Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Ohio Department of Children and Youth (DCY) Director Kara B. Wente today announced more than $2 million in funding to expand a model that is helping more Ohio foster children find a loving home.Read full story

Dayton Woman Indicted for $1.5 Million Theft from Medicaid Program


(DAYTON, Ohio) — A Montgomery County woman, previously barred from serving as a Medicaid health care provider, has been indicted for yet again defrauding the Ohio Medicaid program, Ohio Attorney General Yost announced today.

Janay Corbitt, 36, was indicted by a Franklin County grand jury on eight felony counts:

  • One count of engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity (F1)
  • One count of aggravated theft of $1.5 million or more (F1)
  • One count of identity fraud against a person in a protected class (F1)
  • Two counts of identity fraud (F2)
  • One count of Medicaid fraud (F3)
  • Two counts of forgery (F3)

An arrest warrant was issued and the U.S.Read full story

Governor DeWine Supports Local Drug Task Forces with $2.1 Million in RecoveryOhio Funding

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced today that nearly three dozen local drug task forces in Ohio are receiving state support for their work to disrupt the drug trade and promote substance use awareness, prevention, and recovery.

More than $2.1 million in grants from Governor DeWine’s RecoveryOhio Law Enforcement Fund will be awarded to 35 existing drug task forces to help officers identify high-level drug traffickers, dismantle large drug trafficking organizations, interrupt the flow of money and drugs from international cartels, and prevent the sale of illegal narcotics.Read full story

Direct Access Representative, Patient Access Position Available

Direct Access Representative, Patient Access

Knox Community Hospital



Career Department: Patient Access
Status: Full-Time
Shift: 8:00 am-4:30 pm
Average Weekly Hours: 40
Contact: Employment Specialists
Posting Date: 


Job Summary:          

Using a variety of the Hospital’s patient information related systems, assesses each case related concern and resolves issues with regards to appointments, financial matters and clearance for Radiology and other Outpatient services. 

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