Office of Health Transformation Update
April 12, 2014

Ohio Benefits Medicaid Enrollment Update


Since October, 546,000 Ohioans have applied for Medicaid through the new Ohio Benefits eligibility system. The majority of these cases have been processed already. As a result, more than 308,800 Ohioans have been connected to Medicaid coverage, including 184,000 individuals who are "newly eligible" as a result of the decision to extend Medicaid coverage.



  • 73 percent of Ohio Benefits applications processed
  • 26,000 beneficiaries transitioned seamlessly from the MetroHealth Care Plus program to Ohio Medicaid
  • More than 20,000 federal marketplace applications automatically processed through Ohio Benefits
  • 52 Ohio counties have 10 percent or fewer applications pending more than 30 days


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