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2014 Poverty Guidelines

According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

 

 

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Medicaid

 

Since the expansion, Medicaid elegibility is now open to more people than ever before.

Medicaid is a state and federally funded health program for certain low-income and medically vulnerable people.

 

As an entitlement program, those who meet eligibility requirements are guaranteed coverage through the Medicaid program.

 

In Ohio, Medicaid is administered by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) via 88 local county department of job and family services.

 

Click here for more information from ODJFS about the Medicaid program.


Medicaid eligibility

To qualify for Medicaid, a person must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen or meet Medicaid citizenship requirements
  • Be an Ohio resident
  • Have or get a social security number; and
  • Meet certain financial requirements

Ohio Medicaid provides coverage to the following:

  • Adults between the ages of 19 and 65 who meet income guidelines
  • Children (up to age 19)*
  • Pregnant Women *
  • Families with children*
  • Adults age 65 and over
  • Individuals who are legally blind
  • Individuals with disabilities

Certain women screened for breast and/or cervical cancer under the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's Breast & Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program

*Some individuals with Medicaid may be required to join an HMO for their Medicaid coverage.


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