May
14
Hamilton County Medicaid resource guide for consumers

The quickest and easiest way to apply or renew health care benefits is to call 1-844-640-OHIO (6446) Monday – Friday between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. You may also apply online at www.benefits.ohio.gov.  There, you will answer a series of questions …

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May
14
Quick option for benefit information

A new Interactive Voice Response (IVR) service is now available 24 hours a day. Simply call 1-844-640-OHIO (6446) and follow the instructions. You’ll be able to: Hear your benefits status (monthly recurring benefit amounts and/or Medicaid status) Sign up for …

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May
02
Discounts available for SNAP recipients

With the weather warming outside and the children’s museum set to reopen in a few days, it’s a good time to remind Supplemental Nutrition Assistant Program (SNAP) recipients that there are discounts available to them for some of Cincinnati’s most popular things to do:

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May
01
May is Public Assistance Fraud Awareness Month

May is Public Assistance Fraud Awareness Month in Ohio, and HCJFS is spreading the word that “Fraud Costs All of Us.” Residents of Hamilton County can report suspected public assistance fraud by calling HCJFS at 513-946-2217 or going to www.hcjfs.org/fraud or www.jfs.ohio.gov/fraud.

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Apr
17
HCJFS Partnership earns Circle of Excellence Award

An innovative partnership to help food assistance recipients find work has earned the “Team Impact” award as part of Hamilton County’s 2018 Circle of Excellence.

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Apr
09
Report Fraud

Misuse of benefits is fraud and it affects all of us who support or receive assistance.

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Apr
05
Hamilton County Job and Family Services Consumers to have Quicker Access to Case Information

The state of Ohio has deployed Interactive Voice Response (IVR) technology to help consumers access information regarding their Medicaid, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and Ohio Works First (OWF) benefits. Hamilton County Job and Family Services is one of four …

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Mar
15
Need to tell us something?

Our Contact Us page has links to send messages directly to the department or service you need to reach.

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Feb
28
Quicker recertification process for public assistance cases

Our agency takes another step forward in customer service this month.

Food and cash assistance recipients in Hamilton County can now sign their recertification papers with an audio signature, speeding the process of completing the application.

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Jan
31
Medicaid cases and information to be inaccessible at times in February

The Ohio Worker Benefits Portal will be down on Tuesday, Feb. 20, for maintenance. Consumers will be unable to access Medicaid information or cases on that day. As part of these maintenance efforts to prepare the system to integrate information …

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