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Programs for Children, Families, and Pregnant Women

Ohio Medicaid offers three programs for children, pregnant women and families with limited income to get health care. Once eligible for Medicaid, each child (birth through age 20) will have access to an important group of services known as Healthchek.
Healthy Start

Healthy Start includes Medicaid and CHIP programs.

The Medicaid program is available to:

  • Insured or uninsured children (up to age 19) in families with income up to 156% of the federal poverty level.
  • Pregnant women in families with income up to 200% of the federal poverty level.

The CHIP program is available to:

  • Uninsured children (up to age 19) in families with income up to 206% of the federal poverty level.
Healthy Families

Healthy Families is a Medicaid program available to: