HOW TO APPLY FOR MEDICAID

Step 1

There are lots of ways you can apply. First, research your options. Which Ohio Medicaid program would you like? Then start the application process. You can apply online, in person, by mail, or on the phone.

  • To apply online visit www.Benefits.Ohio.Gov
  • You can apply in person, via fax, or by mail at Warren County Job & Family Services, Division of Human Services, 416 S. East Street, Lebanon, OH 45036
  • You can apply by phone by calling the Consumer Hotline

Step 2

Read the application carefully. Attach copies of your proof of income, resources (such as cash, savings, checking, real property, stocks, bonds, etc.), proof of citizenship or alien status, pregnancy if applicable, and other insurance you may have.

If you are applying because you are age 65 or older or disabled, you will need to provide proof of your age or disability

Step 3

Sign and date the application and send the application and any additional materials to Warren County JFS. You may mail, fax or drop off the application. You may also have an authorized representative apply on your behalf.

An authorized representative is an individual, age 18 or older, who stands in your place. You must complete an authorized representative form which can be found on our website under Online Forms. This form names the authorized representative and the duties the authorized representative may perform on your behalf. All notices and correspondence issued by Medicaid must be issued to both you and the authorized representative.

Step 4

Along with your application, you have an opportunity to register to vote or change your address. Please complete the Voter Registration Form and submit it with your application. We will submit your form to the local Board of Elections. If you need assistance completing this form, please ask for help and a representative from the agency will assist you. Completing the voter registration form is optional and is not required to apply for any public assistance program.

From here, you can complete an application for coverage online or read about what to expect after you apply