Ohio Legislative Service Commission
GRF & MEDICAID VARIANCE SUMMARY
For the first two months of FY 2017, GRF tax revenue was $80.6 million below estimate. The
personal income tax and the sales and use tax were below estimate by $61.2 million and
$21.6 million, respectively.
Underspending in the Medicaid program continued in the first two months of FY 2017. GRF
Medicaid expenditures were $165.7 million under estimate. This underspending drove a negative
variance in federal grants deposited into the GRF of $102.9 million.
All-funds Medicaid expenditures were below estimate by $213.0 million, including a negative
variance of $35.6 million in the ACA expansion category.
GRF sources mainly consist of state tax revenue (64%) and federal grants (35%) but also include some state
nontax revenue and transfers in.
Total GRF Sources
GRF uses mainly consist of various program expenditures (98%) but also include transfers out.
Total GRF Uses
Both GRF and non-GRF Medicaid expenditures contain federal and state moneys.
Key: An up arrow indicates a positive variance (i.e., the amount by which actual is above estimate) while
a down arrow indicates a negative variance.
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