BCMH (Bureau for Children with Medical Handicaps)
BCMH is a health care program in the Ohio Department of Health. BCMH links families of children with special health care needs to a network of quality providers and helps families obtain payment for the services their children need.
Do you need help paying your childs medical bills? The Bureau for Children with Medical Handicaps (BCMH) may be able to help, even if you have insurance. If your child is under 21 and has an ongoing health problem, BCMH can help you find medical services for certain health problems and pay some medical bills. BCMH may pay the medical bills to find out if your child has a health problem.
Some health problems include: Cerebral palsy, Hearing loss, Cystic fibrosis, Spina bifida, Cleft lip and palate, Cancer, Heart defects, Scoliosis and Many ear infections.
Some services available include: Visits to BCMH approved doctors, Dental exams, Certain hospital stays, Lab tests or special tests, x-rays and public health nurse services.
Not covered under the program: Colds, broken bones or well child care, School physicals or checkups, Routine eye exams, Learning disability (LD) tests and ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder).
Location: 333 Putnam Avenue, Zanesville OH 43701
Hours: by appointment.