Covered Families and Children Medical is a federal and state financed medical program which provides Medicaid coverage for low-income families, children, and pregnant women who meet eligibility criteria. The application and re-application processes can be completed without a face-to-face interview. Documents must be provided to verify income, any third party insurance available to any household member, and pregnancy. Coverage includes inpatient and out-patient services; dental, optical, physician, podiatry, mental health, chiropractic, alcohol and drug, and psychological services; prescriptions; nursing home and waiver services. The medical card is issued on a monthly basis. Pregnancy Related Services is available to all pregnant individuals on Medicaid. This service enhances the medical services received from medical providers. The Healthchek Program is a diagnosis and treatment program for individuals on Medicaid up to age 21. The focus of the program is to help all children get and stay healthy.
Medicaid for the elderly or disabled can be provided through nursing home care or the Ohio Home Care Program. An individual may qualify for nursing home care who has a minimum level of care required in order to meet daily medical needs. The Ohio Home Care Program addresses specific home care needs of an individual who requires personal and medical assistance for daily living. These services are contracted out to home health agencies who will meet the needs of the individual as determined by the Ohio Home Care Program. A resource assessment is completed at the time of application for Medicaid for an individual entering a nursing home with a spouse living in the community.
Qualified Medicare Beneficiary is a Medicaid program which assists individuals who are disabled or 65 or older and get Medicare by paying the individual’s Medicare premiums, deductibles, and coinsurance. Special Limits Medicare Beneficiary Program pays Medicare Part B premium only. Qualified Individual II pays the home health care part of Medicare Part B premium only. Application for these programs can be done through the mail. No face-to-face interview is required.