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Ohio Medicaid: Hearing coverage

Your hearing is an important part of your overall health. Look over your hearing coverage and find services to help you.

Medicaid doctor examines baby's ear

Coverage for members younger than 21

Coverage for members younger than 21 includes:

  • Hearing aids
  • Hearing exams
  • Hearing tests, if prescribed by your provider

Healthchek is Ohio’s Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic and Treatment (EPSDT) benefit. Healthchek covers:

  • Medical exams
  • Immunizations/vaccines
  • Health education
  • Laboratory tests for members under the age of 21

These exams make sure that children are:

  • Healthy
  • Developing physically and mentally

Healthchek is available at no cost to members and includes medically necessary hearing screenings and/or diagnostic testing if prescribed by your provider.

Learn more about the services covered through the Healthchek benefit, PDF

You may need approval from us before getting screening and/or diagnostic testing services. This preapproval is called prior authorization.

To learn more about prior authorization:

  • Refer to your Member Handbook
  • Call Member Services at 877-856-5702 (TTY: 711), Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 8 p.m., Eastern time

Coverage for members 21 and older includes hearing exams. If you need hearing services that we do not cover, you will have to pay for these services.

Find a hearing provider

If you need a hearing provider (sometimes called an audiologist), you can:

  • Call Member Services at 877-856-5702 (TTY: 711), Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 8 p.m., Eastern time

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Value-added benefits

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Documents & forms

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