Medicaid Buy-In for Workers with Disabilities (MBIWD)


State Policies & Initiatives: 
Medicaid & Employment

~~“MBIWD is an Ohio Medicaid program that provides health care coverage to working Ohioans with disabilities. MBIWD was created to encourage Ohioans with disabilities to work and still keep their health care coverage.
Who is eligible? To qualify for MBIWD, a person must:
•Be a U.S. citizen or meet citizenship requirements;
•Be a resident of Ohio;
•Be 16 to 64 years old;
•Have a disability as defined by the Social Security Administration (SSA) or be eligible under the MBIWD medically improved category;
•Be employed in paid work (includes part-time and full-time work);
•Pay a premium (if applicable);
•Meet certain financial criteria”

  • Medicaid Agencies
  • Home and Community Based Services (HCBS)
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