Senior Citizen's Guide to Cleveland

SeniorCitizensGuide.com/cleveland 3 Article Health The State of Ohio has worked closely with the federal government to improve the way health care services are provided by these programs. You will receive through the MyCare Ohio health plan that you choose all of the medical, behavioral and long-term services and supports you need. Q: I receive my health care through Medicaid and Medicare. Do I need to sign up for MyCare Ohio? A: You must enroll in a MyCare Ohio plan if you: 1) are 18 or older; and 2) live in one of the 29 demon- stration counties; and 3) currently receive services from BOTH Medicaid and Medicare. You will receive a letter from Ohio Medicaid asking you to choose from at least two MyCare Ohio plans. Q: What will happen if I do not select a MyCare Ohio plan? A: If you do not make a choice, a MyCare Ohio plan will be selected for you. PLEASE NOTE: You do not have to receive your Medicare benefits from your MyCare Ohio plan. You may choose to continue to re- ceive your Medicare benefits in the way you do today. However, your Medicaid benefits will only be available through the MyCare Ohio Plan you choose. Q: Who will make my health care decisions? A: YOU are in charge of your health care. MyCare Ohio has a team approach – with you at the center. You will be able to express your preferences and make choices about how you want to receive your health care. You will have a care team that consists of yourself, your fam- ily and/or caregiver (if you wish), care managers, your primary care doctor, any specialists and other providers. MyCare Ohio What You Need to Know

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