This resource toolkit will provide you with information on the Affordable Care Act, health insurance…
Access to healthcare is extremely important. Regular medical treatment can prevent conditions from getting worse, and costing more money.
Here is how to figure out your next steps:
To apply, visit the Michigan Bridges website. There, you will be asked to complete an application online. It will take about 25 minutes, and it might be helpful to have a supportive person sit with you in case you have any questions. The application is also included in the links below.
A few days later, you will receive a letter in the mail confirming your coverage and giving you instructions on receiving your health coverage card. If you do not receive your card or additional information, call the Foster Care Health Analyst listed below.
If you have any questions, or receive any messages that say that you have been denied coverage, There is help available! Please contact:
Leslie Adams, Foster Care Health Analyst
Child Welfare Medical Unit
Office of Child Welfare Policy and Programs
Michigan Department Health and Human Services,
235 S. Grand Avenue, Suite 514,
P.O. Box 30037, Lansing, MI 48909
Fostering Success Michigan is a program of The New Foster Care 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