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.