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.


To qualify for Medicaid a person must:
  • Be a US citizen or meet Medicaid citizenship requirements
  • Be an Ohio Resident
  • Have a Social Security Number
  • Meet certain financial requirements


The following individuals may qualify for Medicaid coverage in Ohio:
  • Individuals with low-income
  • Pregnant women, infants, and children
  • Older adults
  • Individuals with disabilities

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