COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio wants to take a complicated and lengthy process used to assess the Medicaid eligibility of more than 700,000 people and simplify it based on income, according to a draft of the plans released on Wednesday.

About 2.2 million Ohioans are enrolled in the program that serves the poor and disabled. Eligibility wouldn’t change for most beneficiaries, including children, pregnant women and adults getting long-term care.

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