Support of caregivers of youth for health care, behavioral, and mental health services.
On January 1st 2004, under the Affordable Care Act, students who were in foster care at the age of 18 were given the opportunity to extend their medicaid coverage until the age of 26. This webinar will cover everything you need to know about the benefits of medicaid, how to apply, and what you can do to support students in being healthy. Our guest expert Leslie Adams, Foster Care Health Analyst, Office of Child Welfare Policy and Programs, Department of Health and Human Services will be present to discuss resources and answer questions during this interactive webinar event.
Click here to access the Medicaid to 26 Toolkit for Professionals.
Click here to access the Medicaid to 26 for Students: How to apply.
Click here for a downloadable guide: Getting to know....the Affordable Care Act for Students from Foster Care.
Fostering Success Michigan is a program of Educate Tomorrow that aims to increase access and success in higher education and post-college careers for youth with experience in foster care. Learn how you can contribute to building a holistic network that insulates (i.e., strengthens protective factors and reduces risks) the education to career "pipeline."Make a Donation