Michigan’s Medicaid expansion program plan, Healthy Michigan began accepting applications on April 1, 2014. Here are a few helpful numbers:
- Michigan’s Affordable Care Act healthcare helpline is 855-789-5610
- Michigan’s Medicaid application assistance helpline is 855-276-4627. People can be assisted to complete a Medicaid application at this number.
As always, Medicaid and Food Assistance applications can be done online at www.michigan.gov/mibridges
Here is a booklet, updated in 2014, which explains Medicaid and Long-Term Care in plain language, by Bradley Geller, Michigan Center For Law And Aging.