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

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:
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:
Medication counseling
Blood glucose self-monitoring
Insulin injection
Foot, skin, and dental care

Inpatient/Outpatient Hospital Care: Services include:
Rx Drugs
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
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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