Amber Radune, a 29-year-old Vinton County woman, testified before an Ohio House subcommittee earlier this month in support of independent Medicaid providers. The Ohio Department of Medicaid said it erred last week when it sent letters to about 4,200 doctors, home-care workers and other Medicaid providers notifying them that they were being kicked out of the Medicaid program.

Ohio University will pay $500,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by a student who was burned and disfigured in a campfire during a class wilderness survival trip. Lawyers for OU and Christopher Mance, 24, of South Easton, Mass., reached an agreement Friday to settle the action filed in the Ohio Court of Claims.