HOME Choice

HOME Choice is a Medicaid transition program that assists eligible Ohioans age 18 and older to move from a long-term care facility into a home and community-based setting. 

HOME Choice offers: Transitions Coordination, which may include:

  • Collaboration with discharge planners and care team to determine services and supports needed in the community
  • Help finding housing
  • Coordinating Community Transition Services
  • Identifying other community resources



To be eligible for Ohio's HOME Choice program, you must be 18 years or older and:

  • lived in a long-term care facility for at least 90 days at time of discharge
  • active on Medicaid and meet income requirements
  • have income to sustain community living
  • participate in a needs assessment and have a need for the program
  • have care needs that can be adequately met in a community setting


How do I learn more and apply? 

Individuals, family members or guardians will work with the long-term care facility and HOME Choice transition staff to apply, discuss options and coordinate services and supports.

The application is available online at medicaid.ohio.gov/HomeChoice

Questions? Contact the Ohio Department of Medicaid HOME Choice Bureau (888) 221-1560 or HOME_Choice@medicaid.ohio.gov