Here's the Buckeye difference
FREE Medical Care
FREE Transportation to and from health care visits
FREE Dental Care
FREE Vision Care
Caring Health Experts
Special Care Management for members with chronic issues like asthma, diabetes, and COPD
Call Buckeye Member Services with questions about benefits:
*Ohio Department of Medicaid. 2018 Managed Care Plan Report Card.
Becoming a Buckeye Medicaid Member is easy!
Online - Go to www.benefits.ohio.gov - this is the fastest way!
By Phone - Call the Ohio Medicaid Consumer Hotline at . 1-800-324-8680
In Person - Visit your County Department of Job and Family Services office.
When asked which Medicaid Plan you prefer, tell them: "
I choose Buckeye Health Plan."
Next, receive your Buckeye welcome packet with everything you need.
Enjoy Buckeye Benefits - at no cost to you!
Already a Buckeye Medicaid Member? You must renew your membership each year. Click here now! https://www.benefits.ohio.gov/
Find a doctor, hospital or healthcare professional near you.
Call with questions about how to enroll with Buckeye:
Get quality rewards for taking care of your health!
My Health Pays® Rewards
Earn My Health Pays® rewards when you complete healthy activities like a yearly wellness exam, annual screenings, tests and other ways to protect your health.
Use Your My Health Pays rewards to help pay for:
And you can use them to:
Shop at Walmart or Sam's Club for everyday items**
**This card may not be used to buy alcohol, tobacco, or firearms products.
Take healthy steps to earn My Health Pays® rewards.
$75 for an annual well care visit (age 3-11)
$75 for an annual well care visit (age 12 -21)
$75 for an annual well care visit (age 21+)
$100 for annual comprehensive diabetes care - must complete all of the following once in the calendar year: HbA1c test, kidney screening and retinopathy screening (dilated eye exam)
$25 for getting an annual flu vaccine (one per flu season September – April, age 6 months and up)
$75 for an annual breast cancer screening (females age 50-74)
$75 for an annual cervical cancer screening (females age 21-64)
Pregnancy and infant well-care:
$75 for completing a Notification of Pregnancy (NOP) form within the first trimester.*
OR $25 for completing a Notification of Pregnancy (NOP) form within the second trimester if not completed in the first trimester.*
*Log into the
Secure Portal to access the NOP form.
Up to $150 ($25/visit) for completing 6 infant well care visits by 15 months old (These visits are recommended at 3-5 days old, before 30 days old and at 2, 4, 6, 9, 12 and 15 months old)
$75 for a postpartum doctor visit between 7-84 days after delivery. You must notify Buckeye you are pregnant prior to having a baby by calling or submitting a completed NOP.
Call with questions about Buckeye’s rewards or to check your debit card balance:
Wondering if you qualify for Medicaid? We can help!
WHO CAN ENROLL?Ohio Medicaid is income-based health insurance that covers:
Infants and children
And, those who have disabilities
Monthly Income Eligibility Chart
Children with Insurance
Children without Insurance
*Based on a 40-hour week. This table is updated each year. You can
view current information on Ohio Medicaid's website (PDF).
If you are over 65 years old, blind or have another disability, find out if you are income qualified
To be eligible for coverage, you must:
Want to learn more about Buckeye Health Plan or wondering if you qualify for Medicaid? Call Buckeye’s friendly Member Services team at