The Healthy Michigan Plan, otherwise known as Medicaid Expansion, will begin accepting applications on April 1, 2014.
 
The Healthy Michigan Plan provides health care coverage for individuals who:
 
    • Are age 19-64 years
    • Have income at or below 133% of the federal poverty level (approximately $16,000 for a single person and $33,000 for a family of four)
    • Do not qualify for or are enrolled in Medicare
    • Do not qualify for or are not enrolled in traditional Medicaid programs
    • Are not pregnant at the time of application
    • Are residents of the State of Michigan
 
Health coverage under the Healthy Michigan Plan includes services such as:
 
    • ambulatory patient services
    • emergency services
    • hospitalization
    • Maternity and newborn care
    • mental health and substance use disorder services, including behavioral health treatment
    • emergency services, hospitalization, mental health and substance use disorder services, including behavioral health treatment 
    • prescription drugs
    • rehabilitative and habilitative services and devices
    • laboratory services
    • preventative and wellness services and chronic disease management
    • pediatric services including oral and vision care
    • Other services as needed
 
To sign up for the Healthy Michigan Plan, visit www.mibridges.michigan.gov/access.
 
Residents who have questions or need assistance should contact one of the following:
Clinton County
Mid-Michigan District Health Department
1307 E. Townsend Road, St. Johns
989-224-2195, option 2
 
Mid-Michigan Hotline: 517-333-2477, extension 311
 
Gratiot County
Mid-Michigan District Health Department
151 Commerce Drive, Ithaca
989-875-3681, option 2
 
Mid-Michigan Hotline: 877-212-7561
 
Montcalm County
Mid-Michigan District Health Department
615 N. State Street, Stanton
989-831-5237, option 2
 
Montcalm Area Health Center
1003 N. Lafayette Street, Greenville
616-225-9650
 
United Way
616-794-9840
 
West Michigan Hotline
866-299-1339
 
For additional information on the Healthy Michigan Plan, visit www.michigan.gov/healthymichiganplan.