Bureau For Children With Medical Handicaps
BCMH is a tax-supported program within the Ohio Department of Health. The goal of BCMH is to assure that children with special health care needs and their families obtain comprehensive care and services. The BCMH offers three programs: A diagnosis program, to rule out handicap conditions, to diagnose a condition, and/ or to develop a plan of treatment; A treatment program, to provide ongoing treatment services for eligible children; A service co-ordination program, to help families obtain needed services for their children and to help coordinate services for the child.
To be eligible a child must:
Be under 21 years of age
Be a resident of Ohio
Be under the care of a BCMH provider
Have a possible medical handicap
Meet financial eligibility
For more information about the BCMH Program contact Brittany Hively, BSN, RN or
Latasha Alvaro, BSN, RN at 1-740-441-2950, Monday thru Friday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM.
Gallia County Health Department
499 Jackson Pike, Suite D
Gallipolis, OH 45631