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Financial Support

If you have any questions or need additional information, contact your health care provider or the Case Management at Children's Hospital (614-722-6300). This information will be updated periodically. If you are aware of changes or additions to this list please complete the update form and we will contact you to get additional information.

Group Name Contact Information Description
Crime Victim's Compensation Hotline
1.800.582.2877 or 614.466.5610 


Fund that helps victims of violent crimes to recover their economic losses suffered as a result of their crimes.
Medicaid Waiver/ Core Plus Internet:
The Ohio Home Care Program consists of three benefits packages, Core, Core Plus and Waiver benefit packages. All three packages include "core services" nursing, daily living, and skilled therapy services.
Medicaid/ Healthy Start Internet:
Healthy Start, Healthy Families program offers families, children (up to age 19), and pregnant women with limited income access to free and low-cost health coverage. Healthy Start is 200% of federal poverty level. Healthy Families is 100 % of poverty level.
Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities (DODD) Information for Families
DODD administers two Home and Community Based services (HCBS) waiver programs; the Individual Options Waiver and the Residential Facilities Waiver. Both waivers provide services to individuals who are mentally retarded and/ or developmentally disabled who without this support would require institutional care. DODD also provides some financial assistance through their Family Resource Program to families with children who qualify for their services.
Prescription Drug Assistance Programs Internet:
Links to prescription assistance programs.
Supplemental Security Income (SSI) 1.800.772.1213
1.800.325.0778 (TTY)



SSI program is a nationwide federal assistance program administered by the Social Security Administration that guarantees a minimum level of income for needy aged, blind and disabled individuals. In Ohio qualifying for SSI does not mean that your child automatically qualify for Medicaid. You must apply for Medicaid separately at you County Department of Job and Family Services.
Your health insurance Contact your health plan or your employer to find out about your covered benefits. If you have questions about whether Children's Hospital and the services your child is going to receive at Children's will be covered by your health plan, call the Managed Care Department at 614-722-4837, or visit their website here
Nationwide Children's Hospital
700 Children's Drive Columbus, Ohio 43205 614.722.2000