Members of specific Medicaid LTC plans MAY be eligible to receive meal service, for free.
Please review the information below to find out if your home-delivered meal service cost from Meals On Wheels of Tampa could be covered through your Medicaid plan.*
If you don’t have the below Medicaid LTC plans you may still be eligible for free/reduced meals. Please fill out the Get Meals application or call our office at (813) 239-2901.
Do you live within our service delivery area?
MOWTampa currently serves people who live within the following zip codes: 33548, 33549, 33556, 33558, 33559, 33602, 33603, 33604, 33605, 33606, 33607, 33609, 33610, 33611, 33612, 33613, 33614, 33615, 33616, 33617, 33618, 33619, 33624, 33625, 33626, 33629, 33634, 33635, 33637, 33647.
Do you have one of these health insurance plans?
Meals On Wheels of Tampa’s home-delivered meal service costs may be covered if you have one of the following Medicaid long-term care (LTC) programs: United Healthcare, Coventry Healthcare , Molina Healthcare, and Sunshine Health Plan.*
If you answered yes to both of the above questions, you MAY be eligible to receive Meals On Wheels meal service at no cost to you by contacting your doctor and insurance company
Please contact your doctor and ask them to write you a prescription for home-delivered meals. Then please contact your insurance company and request Meals On Wheels of Tampa. You may call MOWTampa (813) 238-8410 , M-F, 9am-4pm, with any questions about the Meal Prescription program.
Once your insurance approves the prescription, Meals On Wheels will contact you to complete the intake process to begin meal delivery service.
We will reach out to you once your script is approved and we receive your information from the insurance company to complete the Recipient intake process and begin home delivered meal service as soon as possible.
Only members of the following Medicaid LTC plans: Coventry Health Care, Molina Healthcare, Sunshine Health, and United Healthcar, MAY be eligible to receive free meal service from Meals On Wheels Tampa.*
* If this program doesn’t seem like it would work for you, please contact your insurance company directly to see if your home-delivered meal service costs can be reimbursed directly to you.
“Thank you so very much for all of the great food, proper nutrition and more… and for all of the friendly and loving people who deliver with smiles.”
“The carefully balanced meals I get from MOW help me to stay well. The variety of veggies & meats make the meals attractive & encourage me to eat when I might not feel like it . Your food keeps me going.”
“Your volunteers are always so nice, waiting for me to get to the door. I am just speechless at times, but the smiles really help me and the food is great!”