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.

Program NameMichigan Medicaid
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Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for Michigan Medicaid, you must be a resident of the state of Michigan, a U.S. national, citizen, permanent resident, or legal alien, in need of health care/insurance assistance, whose financial situation would be characterized as low income or very low income.

You must also be one of the following:*

  • Pregnant
  • Be responsible for a child 17 years of age or younger
  • Have a disability or a family member in your household with a disability

* ACA Medicaid expansion covers eligible low-income adults.

Annual Household Income Limits (before taxes)

Household Size*Maximum Income Level (Per Year)

*For households with more than eight people, add $6,038 per additional person.

Available Services Include:

AmbulanceMedicine prescribed by a doctor
ChiropracticMental health services
DentalNon-emergency medical transportation
Doctor visitsNursing home care
Emergency servicesPersonal care services
Family planningPhysical and occupational therapy
Hearing and speech servicesPodiatry (foot care)
Home health carePregnancy care
Hospice carePrivate duty nursing
Immunizations (shots)Substance use treatment services
Inpatient and outpatient hospital careSurgery
Medical suppliesX-ray


The copayment requirements apply to most Michigan Medicaid Fee-for-Service (FFS) beneficiaries age 21 and older. Exceptions to some copayment requirements may apply.

Physician Office Visit$2
Outpatient Hospital Visit$2
Emergency Room Visit for Non-Emergency$3
Inpatient Hospital Stay$50
Pharmacy$1 preferred drug
$3 non-preferred drug
Chiropractic Visit$1
Dental Visit$3
Hearing Aid$3 per aid
Podiatric Visit$2
Vision Visit$2
Urgent Care Center Visit$2

Services excluded from the copayment requirement are:

  • Pregnancy-related services
  • Family planning-related services
  • Some preventive care services
  • Some mental health specialty services
  • Services provided by a Federally Qualified Health Center or Rural Health Clinic

There are no copayment requirements for the Maternity Outpatient Medical Services (MOMS), MIChild, and Children’s Special Health Care Services (CSHCS) programs.