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Health Department
Health and Community Services
43525 Elizabeth Road, Mount Clemens, MI 48043
(586) 469-5235

HEALTH CARE COVERAGE

 

How to apply for health care coverage through the Marketplace

Open enrollment for health care coverage through the Marketplace runs from November 1, 2018 - December 15, 2018.  Coverage would go into effect on January 1, 2019.  You can review plans, price out various options and enroll at the Marketplace website

If you are unsure of which options to choose from and would like to speak with a trained navigator, visit the Local Help website to find a navigator in your area.

 

How to Apply for Health Care Coverage: Medicaid, Healthy Michigan Plan, MIChild For Adults, Pregnant Women, Children, Families

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The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) offers several ways to apply for health care coverage. Online applications are encouraged and will be processed faster than paper. After completing the application, you will be notified of the programs you and your family members are eligible for. See below for ways to apply and receive help.

 

  1. Apply online at home at www.michigan.gov/mibridges
    • Find more information on types of programs at www.michigan.gov/mdhhs and click Assistance Programs
    • Call the MiBridges HelpDesk for MiBridges application assistance 1-844-799-9876 (also in Spanish and Arabic)
       
  2. Apply online at the DHHS offices at their kiosks:
    • 21885 Dunham Road, Clinton Township, MI 48036, 586-469-7700
    • 41227 Mound, Sterling Heights, MI 48314, 586-254-1500
    • 27690 Van Dyke, Warren, MI 48093, 586-427-0600
       
  3. For in-person application assistance – Find a Navigator
    • Go to www.michigan.gov/mibridges and Connect with a Navigator (Search for nearby Navigator by entering your address)
    • Macomb County Health Department has a Navigator (English or Spanish) 586-469-5520
       
  4. Apply with the paper application which you can download at www.michigan.gov/mdhhs
    • Click on Doing Business with MDHHS, click Forms and Applications, click Assistance Application MDHHS-1171.
    • You can then click on these documents: Assistance Information Booklet (to read instructions) or MDHHS-1171 application.
       
  5. Healthy Michigan Plan – apply online at www.michigan.gov/mibridges
  6. MIChild – apply online at www.michigan.gov/mibridges
    • Find more information at www.michigan.gov/mdhhs
    • Call the Michigan Healthcare Helpline 1-855-789-5610 for application assistance.

 

Important Medicaid Phone Numbers After Enrollment

  1. Michigan Enrolls - to enroll in or choose a health plan 1-888-367-6557 (1- 888-ENROLLS) or 1-800-975-7630
     
  2. Beneficiary Helpline – problems with or qu estions about benefits; and to request a new MIHealth card 1-800-642-3195
     
  3. LogistiCare Solutions – for non-emergency transportation to medical appointments 1-866-569-1902