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Healthy Start

50 West Town Street
Suite 400
Columbus OH 43215
http://www.jfs.ohio.gov/OHP/consumers/familychild.stm
Phone: 800-324-8680

Area(s) Served: Statewide

Contracted Provider: Not Applicable


Description:

Programs for Children, Families and Pregnant Women

Ohio Medicaid offers two programs for children, families and pregnant women with limited income to get health care. Once eligible for Medicaid, each child (birth through age 20) will have access to an important group of services known as Healthchek.

Healthy Start

Healthy Start (also called SCHIP) is a Medicaid program available to:
  • Children (younger than age 19) in families with income up to 200% of the federal poverty level.
  • Pregnant women in families with income up to 200% of the federal poverty level.

Healthy Families

Healthy Families is a Medicaid program available to:
  • Families with income up to 90% of the federal poverty level. (Families must include a child younger than age 19).
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