Michigan Medicaid Eligibility Requirements

If you are looking to apply for Medicaid in Michigan** then read the information below. Though we try to provide accurate information please note this is for informational purposes. We recommend you contact your Michigan Medicaid Office to verify these eligibility requirements.

Michigan Medicaid Overview
Medicaid is a program that offers is for eligible persons who need help paying their medical bills.

Michigan Medicaid Eligibility
Enrollees must be U.S. citizens or qualified aliens living in Michigan.

Medicaid Income Requirements In Michigan
This information is based on the Federal Poverty Level (FPL). These income guideline standards were effective starting January 1st, 2014.
Children
Age 0-1 195% FPL
Age 1-5 160% FPL
Age 6-18 160% FPL

Pregnant Women
195% FPL

Adults
Parents 133% FPL
Other Adults 133% FPL
Is Medicaid Expanding? Yes (4/1/14)

Documents You May Need
Proof of income
Proof of pregnancy if you are pregnant
Proof of deductions and expenses for childcare, dependent care, elderly care, etc.
Proof you live in Michigan
Proof of Citizenship, status as U.S. National, or Immigration Status

Medicaid Coverage In Michigan
Benefits include ambulance, dental, doctor visits, family planning, health checkups, hearing and speech, home healthcare, hospice, hospitalization, lab and x-rays, immunizations, medical supplies, nursing home care, medicine, mental health care, personal care services, prenatal care, surgery, vision, substance abuse treatment, physical therapy.

**The information provided above is a general guideline when applying for Michigan Medicaid. These guidelines can change from time to time, because of that we recommend that you contact your local Medicaid office in Michigan to verify the latest eligibility requirments for Medicaid coverage in Michigan.