February 12, 2023 Help is available to keep Ohioans with Medicaid from losing health coverage

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Most Ohioans know that the 12 regional Feeding America foodbank partners represented by the Ohio Association of Foodbanks provide millions of pounds of healthy food to families who might otherwise go hungry. Not as many know that foodbanks keep people healthy in another way: by helping them find affordable health insurance through issuers who are members of the Ohio Association of Health Plans.

It makes sense when you consider how closely food, economic insecurity and health are linked. For many foodbanks, questions about health care coverage have become a standard part of intake screening, and they connect low-income clients with Medicaid or with coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace that was created by the Affordable Care Act. To read the full article, click here.

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