> Michigan Medicaid Health Care Program
The Michigan Medicaid Health Care Program is intended to provide medical and health-related assistance to low-income individuals and families who have no medical insurance or have inadequate medical insurance. Generally, the program serves: persons aged 65 or older; blind or permanently disabled persons; members of families with dependent children; children in foster care homes; pregnant women; and individuals under age 21 in psychiatric hospitals.
General Program Requirements:
In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the State of Michigan, a US national, citizen or permanent resident in need of health care/insurance assistance, whose financial situation would be characterized as low income or very low income. If very low income, you must also be pregnant, have a child(ren) with a disability, or be responsible for children under the age of 19 years.
For more information, see the Program Contact Information below.
Program Contact Information:
You can apply for these benefits at your local Department of Human Services (DHS) or by mail. In addition, there are a number of local community agencies, such as your local health department, that offer help in applying for Medicaid.
Your local DHS county office can be found at the following:
A listing of local health departments can be found at:
In addition to the Medicaid programs, the Michigan Department of Community Health provides various other health care programs. Information about these programs can be found at: