The State of Ohio's new Disability Determination Redesign intends to simply the way many Ohioans apply for and use Medicaid. If you are aged, blind or disabled, or if you receive long-term care covered by Medicaid, your health coverage may have been affected. Learn more about the new higher income guidelines, the elimination of "Spend Downs" and other changes that went into effect Aug. 1, 2016.
Click here to visit the Disability Determination Redesign homepage
Click here to watch a video about the Disability Determination Redesign
Healthy Start offers free or low-cost health coverage for children (up to age 19) from eligible Franklin County families. Healthy Start covers...
- Annual Check-Ups
- Doctor Visits
- Prenatal and Postpartum Services for Mothers
- Transportation to Appointments
- And Much More
You may apply for Public assistance through the Ohio Benefit Bank. Applications can be completed for: Food Assistance Ohio Works First Medical Coverage Childcare Call 1-800-648-1176 today for a location close to you.
The Customer Access Center provides customers access to information on general services and specific benefits by calling 614-233-2000 or send an e-mail to CACAdministration@fcdjfs.franklincountyohio.gov. It also allows customers to access this information more efficiently and reduce the need for face-to-face meetings. The Customer Access Center provides the following services:
- General Information Inquiries
- Customer Case Inquiries
- Change Reporting
Did you know that there are some things you can do from home to manage your benefits?
For Self-Service options to manage your benefits, please click on the links below:
Ohio Benefit Bank
JFS Community Portal
My ODJFS Benefits
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