Senior Citizen's Guide to Cleveland

4 Say You Saw It in the Senior Citizen’s Guide to Cleveland Q: Will my benefits be different? A: Your MyCare Ohio plan will include all benefits available through traditional Medicare and Medicaid programs, including long-term care services and supports (if applicable), and behavioral health services. You may also be eligible to receive added services that your current programs can- not offer (for example: extra dental visits), depending on which MyCare Ohio plan you choose. Q: How will MyCare Ohio improve my health care? A: The MyCare Ohio program will help to make sure you get the care you need in a more organized way. Each person enrolled in a MyCare Ohio plan will have: SINGLE POINT OF CONTACT: The MyCare Ohio plan you choose will be your single point of contact to talk about your Medicaid and Medicare benefits. By dial- ing one phone number, you can talk to someone about all of your health care needs. PERSON-CENTERED CARE: The plans will provide information and help you to make choices about your health care, provide support for you to remain independent and in the community, and pro- vide care management that includes face-to-face visits in your home. Q: How does MyCare Ohio work? When do I need to enroll? A: You will receive a letter informing you of the date when you must enroll. This letter will also give you instructions on how to pick a plan and how to enroll. You will be able to enroll by phone, online, or by mail. There will be assistance in the community to help you understand your options. There is no additional cost to participate in this program. For more information, call the OHIO MEDICAID CONSUMER HOTLINE: (800) 324-8680, Monday - Friday 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturdays 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. or visit online at www.ohiomh.com . Article reprinted from http:// medicaid.ohio.gov/.

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