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Eligibility Requirements

Are you able to be a MyCare Ohio member?

You may be able to sign up for a MyCare Ohio plan if you:

  • are a United States citizen or are lawfully present in the United States, and
  • live in our service area; and
  • have Medicare Parts A, B and D; and
  • have full Ohio Medicaid coverage; and
  • are 18 years of age or older at time of enrollment.

You cannot sign up for a MyCare Ohio plan if you:

  • have other third party health care coverage except for Medicare.
  • have intellectual or other developmental disabilities and receive services through a waiver or Intermediate Care Facility for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities (ICFIID).
  • are enrolled in PACE (Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly).

You may choose not to be a member of a MyCare Ohio plan if you are a member of a federally recognized Indian tribe.

If you think you meet any of the above rules and should not be a member, please call Member Services for help.

Buckeye is available only to people who live in our service area. Our service area includes Clark, Cuyahoga, Fulton, Geauga, Greene, Lake, Lorain, Lucas, Medina, Montgomery, Ottawa, and Wood.

If you move to an area outside of our service area, you cannot stay in this plan. If you move, please report the move to your County Department of Job and Family Services office, Social Security office, and to Buckeye.

Call the Ohio Medicaid Consumer Hotline at 1-800-324-8680 (TTY: 711) from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays for assistance.,,,,,,