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After you receive your renewal form from the Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM) you will need to take a few steps to keep UnitedHealthcare as your health insurance company.
Click here to learn how to renew your Medicaid coverage.
Our Ohio Medicaid plan covers eligible families, pregnant women of any age, infants, children and young adults. The plan also offers extra support and care to adults and children with a disability, long-term illness or special health care needs. Members can choose a primary care doctor from our network. Plus get access to a 24/7 nurse advice hotline, health education materials and extras that other plans don't offer. View the benefits below to see all that it offers.
This plan is available in all counties.
Individual care to help control asthma or COPD symptoms.
Some members may have trouble managing asthma or COPD symptoms. For them, a nurse who specializes in breathing issues can really help. They get a customized treatment plan and medicine to:
Members who need extra help get a Personal Care Manager. The care manager is there for you throughout your medical journey. He or she will:
Our plan includes visits for chiropractic care.
From regular checkups to preventive health screenings, we want to make sure you get access to the right care at the right time.
You get a primary care physician (PCP), who is your main doctor. If you don't have a doctor or if your doctor is not in our network, we can help you find a new one close to you.
Your PCP is your main doctor for:
Where a mother has her baby is an important choice. That's why pregnant moms can pick from hundreds of hospitals across Ohio.
We encourage mothers-to-be to tour the hospital's birthing center. This way they will be familiar with it. And be more relaxed when they have their baby.
Checkups and cleanings are covered.
Exams and cleanings every six months help keep teeth and gums strong and healthy. If you obtain prior approval for a dental problem that needs to be fixed, that's covered as well.
Some employers or training programs require a physical before a person can start work. Our plan covers pre-employment physical exams.
The health and safety of our members at home are important.
Our plan covers medical equipment ordered by a member's doctor or care manager. This can include supplies like:
For some of these services prior approval is required. Please check your member handbook for these details.
We provide the exams and treatments needed to help keep your feet in great shape. And for those with diabetes, good foot care can help prevent much more serious problems.
Our podiatry coverage includes:
Trouble hearing can affect a person's everyday life in many ways. Our plan includes services and support to help protect your hearing.
Build a healthy future for you and your baby and earn great rewards with Healthy First Steps. Our program will help you take the right steps to keep you and your baby healthy. Plus you can earn $20 just for signing up.
We will help you:
An ounce of prevention can be worth a pound of cure. It can also be worth great rewards.
Earn great gifts for you or your child by doing things like:
If you are living with a long-term health condition, disability or leaving the hospital after surgery or a serious illness, you may need extra support. This can include help with day-to-day tasks like cleaning, cooking or dressing. You may even need an in-home medical visit to check on how well you are healing.
With approval, our plan covers:
This plan pays for all medically necessary expenses related to a hospital stay. This way you can rest and heal.
Our plan covers:
And after leaving the hospital, you are not alone. We make sure you get follow-up care to continue healing at home.
Kidney disease is a serious medical condition. After the kidneys stop working regular treatments, called renal dialysis, or an organ transplant are needed to live. Dialysis uses a machine to clean the blood just like healthy kidneys do.
Our plan includes:
Knowing what's wrong and finding it early can make all the difference. With prior approval, our plan covers:
We'll help you get the information needed to improve your health or be at your best.
You can receive information in your preferred language. Just ask. We also have people at our service centers who speak more than one language. Chances are, we have someone who speaks your language.
Our plan includes prescription drugs and refills for prescriptions written by your doctor or specialist. Thousands of drugs are covered.
You pay a co-pay amount, if needed, and you can get your prescription drugs at any in-network pharmacy.
Meet your personal health plan assistant. Our job is to help you get the most of your benefits. We can help you:
Get help with personal problems that may affect your mental or physical health. These may include stress, depression, anxiety or drugs and alcohol abuse. Our services also include:
For some of these services prior approval is required. Please contact Member Services to learn more.
With our plan there are no copayments for covered services.
Medical questions and situations come at inconvenient times. For questions about health, call a nurse 24/7.
Our NurseLine nurses will:
Obesity is common and serious. It can also lead to other health problems. To help our members be their best, our plan includes:
A pregnancy is an incredible journey. It's a journey the new mother wants to make with the help of friends, family and a pregnancy doctor, or OB-GYN.
All recommended prenatal clinical visits and tests are covered by our plan.
At these visits, the clinic will:
After a serious illness, surgery or injury, you may need extra nursing and therapy.
With prior approval, our plan covers short stays in a rehabilitation center where you can heal. Included are:
Call Member Services for information on available providers.
Caring for a child recovering from an illness, surgery or with special health needs is an act of love. It can also be physically and emotionally exhausting. This service is for SSI members under 21 years of age.
Most people know the bad health effects of smoking. And they know they need to quit. We support our members with coaching while they quit. We support our members while they quit, with coaches and supplies. The only thing they won't get from us is a lecture.
Physical, occupational and speech therapy can help members recover from a serious injury or illness, or simply reach their full potential.
With prior approvals, our plan covers visits for:
Our plan provides up to 30 one way or 15 round trip rides to medical appointments and other needed services. Rides are available to:
That includes trips to:
UnitedHealthcare On My Way™ is an engaging, interactive program that informs Ohio youth and helps prepare them for many real-world situations that lie ahead. UnitedHealthcare OMW™ teaches the practical skills of managing bank accounts, securing housing, creating a resume, finding job training and applying for college. It is a reliable, go-to resource they can use throughout their journey toward independent living.
You may have an injury or sudden illness that is not life-threatening but needs immediate attention. So our plan covers care at:
You'll get the care, eyeglasses and treatment that let you see life more clearly.
You also can chose from an expanded selection of frames.
This benefit is offered by Block Vision.
Well visits with your doctor can help keep you and your family healthy. These visits can catch health problems early, so they can be treated.
Preventive services include:
There are no copayments for preventive care.
Connect with other expectant moms. Get support and information during your pregnancy and after you deliver. This program is part of your health plan and there is no extra cost to you.
Here’s how it works:
UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
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