Thursday, December 15, 2016

Traditional Medicaid Services

Many families who receive Traditional Medicaid with the waiver do not fully understand the Medicaid benefits available to them. While this is not a comprehensive list, especially for children, it provides information on services available under Traditional Medicaid. Feel free to contact Family Voices Indiana for more information 844 F2F INFO info@fvindiana.org


Generally, the following services are covered by Traditional Medicaid. This list does not include everything Medicaid covers.

Preventive Services: This includes medical services like:
Family planning
Prescription drugs
Doctor office visits

Behavior and Mental Health Services: Coverage includes outpatient mental health services you receive from:
Physicians
Local center for mental health
Social workers in your community

Eye Care: Coverage includes eye exams and eyeglasses.

Diabetes Self Care Management Training: Activities include:
Nutrition
Medication counseling
Blood glucose self-monitoring
Insulin injection
Foot, skin, and dental care

Inpatient/Outpatient Hospital Care: Services include:
Rx Drugs
Laboratories
X-rays
Other diagnostic tests that are considered medically necessary during the stay

Home Health Care & Services: Supplies and services include:
Durable medical equipment
Incontinence supplies
Medical supplies, equipment, and appliances

Transportation: Medicaid will pay for up to 20 one-way trips without prior authorization.

Dental: Covered services include annual exams and preventive care.

Emergency Care: Medicaid benefits include:
Hospital admittance
Transportation
Medically necessary screening services

Please contact Medicaid Member Services at 1-800-457-4584 for specific questions about your medical coverage under Traditional Medicaid.

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