Ohio Health Plans: Medicaid
| Medicaid is a state and federally funded health program for certain low-income and medically vulnerable people. As an entitlement program, those who meet all income and eligibility requirements are guaranteed coverage through the Medicaid program.
Medicaid was passed as part of the Social Security Act of 1965 and began in Ohio in 1968. Each state operates its own distinct program within guidelines established per the Social Security Act
To qualify for Medicaid, a person must:
To learn more about Ohio's Medicaid program: http://www.jfs.ohio.gov/ohp/
To apply for benefits online: https://odjfsbenefits.ohio.gov/SelfServiceSplash.jsf
View the Medicaid Standards Help Sheet here: Medicaid Standards Help Sheet