Islets of Hope assistance and insurance programs for persons with diabetes - OH

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We have provided this page for general information purposes only.  It is not intended to be a recommendation or endorsement of any program or entity.  Programs can change so we recommend you contact each agency for updated information.

Ohio - Emergency and Assistance Resources and Programs for Persons with Diabetes

Ohio - State Insurance and Prescription Programs for Persons with Diabetes

Ohio - State Laws Pertaining to Diabetes

Federal Laws Pertaining to Persons with Diabetes

National Government and Private Assistance Programs for Persons with Diabetes

NeedyMeds Free Patient Resource for Rx Assistance - A free, nonprofit, patient assistance website run by volunteers who have been there.  SDC volunteers help you find ways to cut your drug costs. - Largest database of patient assistance programs.  Free service to help find programs and applications for medical assistance throughout the United States.

Where to get private fuel funds to help with your utility bills - Ask the state energy assistance office for the local phone number of the fuel fund nearest you, or go to

Your Diabetes Community Site Index
Financial & Assistance Programs for Persons with Diabetes

Ohio - State Insurance and Assistance Programs for Persons with Diabetes

Hock's offers 30-50% discounted prices on diabetes supplies.  We cannot specifically recommend or endorse any company but we have been listing Hock's in our resource directory for over a year as one of the two cheapest online companies to purchase from.  We recently affiliated with Hock's because our own experience with them has been so positive.  If you do place an order through our site, they will contribute financially towards our cause and you will get reasonable prices for diabetes supplies.

Department of Job and Family Services

Medicaid - Medicaid is a state and federally funded health care plan administered by the ODJFS Office of Ohio Health Plans. Medicaid provides health care coverage to low-income and medically vulnerable people of all ages. The Medicaid Consumer Hotline can answer general questions and is open evenings and weekends at 1-800-324-8680. For people with hearing problems, the TDD number is 1-800-292-3572.

Ohio's "Best Rx" is a prescription drug discount card program designed to lower the cost of prescriptions for Ohio residents without prescription drug insurance coverage.

Family Assistance Services and Programs - Included:  clothing, disability, financial and cash assistance, medical programs, and more.

Financial Assistance Programs - Different types of financial assistance is available through some of our many programs including: Child Support, Medicaid, Ohio Works First, Prevention Retention and Contingency (PRC), Unemployment Compensation Benefits and the United Way.  For more information on financial assistance, contact your county department of job and family services.

Food Stamps - To apply for cash and food stamp benefits, you must complete a face-to-face interview. The county will schedule that interview after you complete the application and mail it, fax it, or deliver it to the county agency. The face-to-face interview may be waived if you meet a hardship condition.


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