Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield is now a choice for Ohio Medicaid!

Join the plan that plans on everything — from 3 a.m. fevers to life-saving medicines to care wherever you need it.

Why choose Anthem?

We’re the #1 health insurance plan in Ohio, helping families with their healthcare needs for more than 80 years. And as part of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield family, you’ll have access to some of the best doctors and hospitals in the area.

Benefits with Anthem

Anthem covers your standard Medicaid benefits like doctor visits and hospital stays, dental and vision care, and prescriptions. Anthem members also enjoy extra benefits to help with everyday life.

Extras to live well
  • Enhanced adult dental — one additional cleaning and X-ray
  • Transportation services — rides to appointments, $100 Uber gift card, $100 gas card, or up to $300 in car repairs
  • $100 allowance to purchase over-the-counter supplies
  • Home-delivered meals to eligible members after discharge
  • Virtual care options, including telehealth and 24/7 NurseLine
Extras for new and existing parents
  • Baby essentials bundle — choice of two: Boppy pillow, highchair, booster seat, portable crib, car seat, and more
  • Up to $75 worth of diapers shipped directly to your home
  • Up to $30 in organic baby food coupons
Extras for education
  • Up to 24 hours of one-on-one, virtual tutoring services for kids and teens
  • Free laptop computer for recent high school or college grads
Extras for taking the next step
  • Employment certification assistance — Anthem will cover the cost of certain industry certifications
  • Substance use disorder recovery support

Note: Some benefits have eligibility requirements.

How to enroll with Anthem

Visit the Ohio Consumer Hotline portal

Log in or create an account

Call to speak with a choice counselor

Mon-Fri, 7 am to 8 pm; Sat 8 am to 5 pm EST

Don’t miss your chance to choose the plan you want!

Do you need health insurance?

Apply for Ohio Medicaid benefits

Enrollment in Medicaid is year-round. See if you're eligible and apply online through the Ohio benefits website.

Once you’re approved, you’ll get a letter in the mail asking you to pick a health plan. You can choose Anthem through the Ohio Consumer Hotline portal.

Who qualifies?

The following individuals may qualify for Ohio Medicaid:

 Individuals with low-income

 Pregnant women, infants and children

 Older adults

 Individuals with disabilities