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Medicaid for Home Care in Michigan

Medicaid Certified Home Care Agency in Michigan

Homecare agencies must be certified HHA (Home Health Agency) if they expect to claim Medicaid in Michigan. The regulations set by one state could be different from other states, but detailed information is offered by the Bureau of Licensing and Certification or state’s Department of Human Services.

Governing Body: Michigan Department of Human Services


Medicaid in Michigan also called as Medical Assistance (MA), has wide-ranging health care programs funded by the state and federal governments to provide health coverage to low-income individuals including pregnant women, children, seniors, blind, and disabled people.

Medicaid Programs:

  • MI Child
  • MI Choice Waiver Program
  • MI Health Link
  • Home Help Program

Income Requirements:

  • For families with children, income up to 165% of the FPL ($26,796 per year) for two persons
  • For pregnant women or infants, income up to 200% of the FPL ($32,480 per year) for two persons
  • For people under the age of 21, pregnant women, and children born to women who were served by the Flint water system from April 2014 – there is a different Medicaid program with income up to 400% of the FPL ($64,080 per year) for two persons
  • For adults, income up to 138% of the FPL ($22,411 per year) for two persons

Application Process:

The application process for accessing Medicaid for Michigan residents is easy, and anyone can apply for the available Medicaid programs by visiting www.michigan.gov/mibridges.

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