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The mihealth card ("my health") is a permanent plastic identification card.You will get a mihealth card (if you do not have one already) if you haveMichigan Medicaid,Emergency Medicaid, or Children's Special Health CareServices (CSHCS) benefits. Themihealth card replaced the monthly Medicaid blue paper card.
DO NOT THROW YOUR MIHEALTH CARD AWAY. Keepyour mihealth card even if you receive a letter saying you lost your benefits. If you become eligible again in the future, you will use the same mihealth card.
mihealth Card Topics
Click the following links for more information:
- mihealth card Question and Answers
- When will I get a mihealth card?
- Facts about the mihealth card
- Deductible beneficiaries
- mihealthcard replacements for lost, stolen or damaged cards
- MI Medicaid Health Plan Information
- Need more information?
mihealth card - Questions and Answers:
Q: Who willget a mihealthcard? A: Michigan Medicaid (includingEmergency Medicaid),and (CSHCS)beneficiaries.
Q:Whenwill Igeta mihealth card? A : Click here for the answer.
Q: All of my children have Medicaid benefits.Will they all gettheir own mihealth card? A : Yes,they will allgettheir own mihealth cardwith their nameand ID numberon the front ofthe card .
Q: If I'm enrolled inaMedicaid Health Plan will I get a mihealth card? A: Yes, you will get a mihealth card . You will also get a health plan card from your health plan (if you do not have one already).(Video) MIHealth Account
Q: Who do I call when Ineed anew mihealth card whenmy card islost, stolen or damaged? A: Click here for the answer.
Q: If I have a Deductible , will I geta mihealth card? A: No.When you become eligible for Medicaid aftermeeting your Deductible amount, you willget a mihealth card in the mail (if you don't have one already). Do not throw this card away.You will use the same cardif you become eligible again in the future. You will not get anew card.
Q: How long should I keep the mihealth card? A: Do not throw this card away. Keep this card even if you receive a letter saying you lostyourbenefits. If you become eligible again in the future, you will use the same card.You will not get a new card.
Q: Does my mihealth card tell me if I'm eligible for Medicaid like the blue paper cards? A: No.The mihealth cards will only have your nameand ID number on the front of the card .The mihealth card does not haveinformation about your Medicaid benefits.
Q: How will my doctor know if I have Medicaid or CSHCS benefits? A: Your doctor will use your mihealth card to find out if you're eligible for benefits. Always take yourmihealth card(and your health plan card if enrolled in a health plan) with you when you visit the doctor, pharmacy, hospital, or other medical provider.
Q: Will my Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) caseworker send me a letter whenmy Medicaid case is opened? Or if I lose my Medicaid benefits? A : Yes.You should receive a letter telling you if your benefits were approved or if you lost your benefits.
- Q: Can I call my MDHHS caseworker if I have any questions about my Medicaid case? A: Yes. Click here to find your local MDHHS officeaddress and phone number. Make sure youhave your ID numberor case number before you call.
Q: Who can I call for information on my Medicaid Health Plan? A: Call the BeneficiaryHelp Lineat 1-800-642-3195.
Whenwill I get amihealth card?
Amihealth cardwillbemailed to you (if you do not have one already) when your application forMichigan Medicaid (includingEmergency Medicaid),and/orCSHCSis approved .
You should get your mihealth card in the mail in about a week after your Medicaid or CSHCS case is opened.
If you have a guardian,your mihealth card will be mailed to the guardian.
Each Medicaid or CSHCSbeneficiary will get their ownmihealthcard.
Do not throw your mihealth card away. Even if you receive notice that you're no longereligible for benefits.
- If you become eligible again in the future, you will use the same card. You will not get a new card.
If you did not receive your mihealthcardor if it is lost, stolen or damaged,call the Beneficiary Help Line at 1-800-642-3195.
Themihealth card will have your Name and ID number on the front of the card.
Themihealth carddoes not indicate your eligibility information.
The MDHHS will notify you bymailwhen you're approved or deniedbenefits and/or when you lose yourbenefits.
Take your mihealth card with you when you visit the doctor, pharmacy, hospital or other medical provider.
Your Provider will use your mihealth card to verify your eligibility.
If you are enrolled in a Medicaid Health Plan, you will receive a mihealth card anda health plan cardfrom your health plan (if you do not have one already).
- Beginning on July 1st,Spend-down is now calledDeductible .
- When you become eligible for Medicaid aftermeeting your deductible amount, you will get a mihealth card in the mail (if you don't have one already).
- The MDHHS willnotify deductible beneficiaries by mailwhen they become eligible for Medicaid.
If you did not receive your mihealthcardor if it is lost, stolen or damaged, please contact the Beneficiary Help Line at 1-800-642-3195.
When you receive your new mihealth card, your old mihealth card will not work .
- Please contact your MDHHS caseworker if yourname and/or address have changed.
- Report NAMECHANGESand ADDRESSCHANGES to your MDHHS caseworker. A mihealth card can not be issued until these changes are reported to your MDHHS worker.
- Click here to find your local MDHHS office phone number.
MI Medicaid Health Plan Information
Most people who get Medicaid must join a Health Plan .
Health Plansprovide Medicaid-covered health care services for an enrolled group of beneficiaries in a defined service area .
- After your Medicaid case is opened, Michigan ENROLLS*will contact you about your Health Plan choices.
- When you join a Health Plan, the Health Plan will send you a plan handbookand a health plan card.
- Take your Health Plan card and mihealth card with you when you visit the doctor, pharmacy, hospital or other medical provider.
- Your Provider will use your Health Plan card and mihealth card to verify your Medicaid eligibility.
Contactyour Medicaid Health Plan for the following:
To change your Primary Care Physician (PCP)
If you received a medical bill for dates that your were enrolled in a Health Plan(Video) MI Bridges: Apply For Benefits, Manage Your Case, And Explore Resources
Health Plan complaints and questions
To see if you are a member
*Michigan ENROLLS can:
Tell you which doctors, pharmacies and hospitals are part of each Medicaid health plan.
Answer general questions you may have about Medicaid benefits.
Enroll you in the Medicaid Health Plan you choose.
For more information, call Michigan ENROLLS at 1-888-367-6557.
mihealth cardreplacements,call 1-800-642-3195
Click here for the mihealthcardinformation insert
mihealth card questions,call 1-800-642-3195
Or Click here toe-mail your questions to Beneficiary Support
Click here for more information about Medicaid
Click here for other Medicaid and Health Care brochures
Medicaid questions, call the Beneficiary Help line at 1-800-642-3195
Michigan Medicaid Health Plan Information
To enroll in a Medicaid Health Plan, call Michigan ENROLLS at 1-888-367-6557
Click here to view a guide to Michigan Medicaid health plans, including ratings.
Click here for a list of Medicaid Health Plans & where they operate
Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS)
Click herefor the MDHHS website
Health Department Listing
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Beneficiary Help Line