Medicaid Benefit Designed for People Who are Aged, Blind or Disabled
Ohio Medicaid offers programs for older individuals and persons with disabilities to help with medical bills. To qualify for Aged, Blind or Disabled (ABD) Medicaid, one must be:
- Age 65 or older, or
- Considered legally blind, or
- Classified by the Social Security Administration as a person with a disability, and
- Meet the basic requirements
Proof of income, resources, age or disability, citizenship and other health insurance is required. A face-to-face interview is not required in Montgomery County, and applicants can ask an authorized representative to apply on their behalf.
Apply Online: Save time. Apply for benefits on your phone, at home, in the Job Center Resource Room or at your local library. Visit www.ssp.benefits.ohio.gov to set up your account.
- Check Application Status
- Report a Change
- Send Verifications
- Renew Benefits
- Receive Text Messaging Alerts
If you are not computer literate, workers in the Resource Room (located behind the Forms Room at The Job Center) can help you.
By Phone: Call 1-844-640-6446 to access County Shared Services.
In Person: You can also turn in a paper application at The Job Center, 1111 S. Edwin C. Moses Blvd.
The Medicaid resource limit is now $2,000 a month for individuals and $3,000 for married couples. The home you reside in, one car and your household possessions are exempt resources. Your case worker will determine which items are counted or exempted.
For more details, click on this link.
Important Family Assistance Numbers
Call Center: 225-4148
Change Report Unit: 496-7717
Non-Emergency Transportation: 225-5419
Report Fraud: 225-6035