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Insurance Plans and Payment Methods Accepted

Please click on one of the buttons below for a recent list of health or dental insurance plans accepted by CHS. If your insurance plan is not on the list of health insurances accepted, you may not be covered for services provided by CHS.

Please verify with your insurance company that CHS and our providers are in your covered network. It is your responsibility to confirm with your insurance company that CHS is an in-network provider.

Medicaid Patients

As a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), CHS is able to accept any type of Medicaid plan. Please keep in mind:

  • The primary care provider (PCP) on your Medicaid card may be automatically assigned
  • This does not mean that you are automatically a patient of the provider shown on your card
  • You are required to complete the New Patient Registration process if you have not been seen in a CHS within the last three years.
    Click here for new patient information.

Medicaid Managed Care and Dental Plans Accepted

  • Buckeye
  • CareSource
  • Molina
  • Paramount Advantage
  • United Health Care
  • Ohio Medicaid

Marketplace Insurance Eligibility

Health plans in the Health Insurance Marketplace are offered by private insurance companies during a specified open enrollment period.

By filling out a Marketplace application, you can find out if you qualify for a lower cost for your health insurance based on your income. You can only purchase a health care plan from the Marketplace or make changes to your current plan purchased from the Marketplace during the open enrollment period unless you have a qualifying life event.

Next Open Enrollment Period:
November 1, 2015 – January 31, 2016

Marketplace qualifying life events:

  • Getting married
  • Having, adopting or placement of a child or children
  • Permanently moving to a new area that offers different health plan options
  • Loss of other health care coverage
  • Loss of coverage due to job loss or divorce, loss of eligibility for Medicaid or CHIP, expiration of COBRA or a health plan being decertified.
  • Those already enrolled in Marketplace coverage, having a change in income or household status that affects eligibility for tax credits or cost-sharing reductions

These events do not count as loss of coverage and are not qualifying life events:

  • Voluntarily quitting other coverage, or being terminated for not paying you premiums
  • Losing coverage that is not minimum essential coverage Most special enrollment periods last 60 days from the date of the qualifying life event.

To Apply or Re-Apply For Medicaid

As of January 1, 2014, the State of Ohio has expanded Medicaid to include those up to 138% of the poverty level. There is no limited enrollment period for Medicaid — which means if you qualify, you can enroll in Medicaid at any time. If you need assistance, CHS has staff available to help you apply or re-apply for Medicaid.

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