For some young adults who do not receive benefits through their employers, purchasing medical insurance can be a hardship. Yet, it’s vital to secure health care coverage to stay healthy and offset large medical expenses. The Ohio Medicaid program offers those who qualify a way to obtain state-funded medical insurance, which provides coverage for many important health care services at little or no cost to the individual. Learn what Medicaid benefits could mean for you.
Do you feel that you or someone you know is eligible for disability services? If you are no longer able to work due to an illness, accident or injury, you may qualify for social security disability insurance in Stark County. Learn how to apply for disability assistance and get started today.Read more
Some adults with developmental disabilities may be considered unfit to take on responsibility for their own health care. As such, legal guardians are appointed to make significant medical decisions, while ensuring the individual’s wishes are respected whenever possible. If you have a disability, it is important that you understand your rights and the effects an appointed guardian will have on your independence.Read more
All residents should have access to safe and effective health care, regardless of age or income. If you are a teen, young adult or the parent of a young child, affordable, quality care is within your reach. Get the medical, dental, prescription or mental health coverage you need for a happy and healthy tomorrow.Read more
With Medicare waivers, people with disabilities are able to receive care in their homes and communities instead of hospitals, nursing homes or other care facilities. There is currently a waiting list and certain criteria must be met to enroll, so it is important to start the application process early.Read more
For Medicaid recipients without reliable transportation to and from appointments, help is available. The Non-Emergency Transportation (NET) program, administered by Stark County Job & Family Services, provides free transportation services to any Medicaid-covered appointment.Read more
Medicaid is a comprehensive care plan that offers coverage for both medical services and preventive care to individuals with low or no income. Young adults in Stark County who are aging out of foster care, have a disability or are experiencing financial hardship should apply for Medicaid coverage today.Read more