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You can apply for Medicaid at newmibridges.michigan.gov or call 734-793-1857 for a referral to in-person assistance.
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Visit localhelp.healthcare.gov, type in your zip code, and a list of local application assisters be provided.
Dental services may be provided by the beneficiary's health plan. See your health insurance plan’s website for dentists that take your insurance.
Healthy Michigan Plan participants, with some limited exceptions, must enroll in a Medicaid Health Plan that will pay your doctor for your care. Check with your doctors to find out whether they participate with one of these plans.
If you still have not received anything after 45 days of applying for assistance, you should call 855-275-6424. Also, you can check for updates by creating/logging into your account at newmibridges.michigan.gov.
You have 2 options based on your situation.
First, if you experience a life change, like getting married, having a baby or losing health coverage, that qualifies you for a special enrollment period, you may be able to enroll in a marketplace plan outside open enrollment. You may be asked to submit documents to prove your eligibility for a special enrollment period.
Second, through Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), you can apply for free or low-cost coverage ALL YEAR. If you qualify, you can enroll now. Exception include Native American tribes and Alaska Natives. Members of federally recognized tribes and Alaska Native shareholders can enroll in marketplace coverage any time of year. They can change plans as often as once a month.
The Healthy Michigan Plan provides health care benefits to Michigan residents at a low cost so that more people can have health care coverage. Individuals are eligible for the Healthy Michigan Plan if they:
*Eligibility for the Healthy Michigan Plan is determined through the Modified Adjusted Gross Income methodology.
Visit your local Department of Human Services office
If you call your caseworker and they do not answer, we always encourage people to leave a detailed message and ensure you leave all the information the case worker asks for. If you do not get a return phone call, continue to call and document the dates and times you call. If you still cannot get in contact with your caseworker you may need to contact their supervisor. Search for your assigned local office.