In 2013, a plan called Healthy Michigan was passed into law with support from Republicans, Democrats, Gov. Snyder and the dozens of healthcare, business, patient advocate and other organizations that comprise the Expand Medicaid coalition. The law will protect Michigan taxpayers, protect employers from penalties, help keep healthcare costs down for all and above all else, get hardworking Michigan residents access to the coverage they need.
Now that the Healthy Michigan plan has been signed into law, Michigan residents that think they might be eligible for Healthy Michigan coverage (if you’re a single adult, this means making about $15,000 a year – or for a family of four, about $31,000 a year) should visit www.enrollmichigan.com. Coverage on the Healthy Michigan plan will begin in the spring of 2014, but you can start preparing now. Enrollmichigan.com is a site supported by health centers, consumer advocates, hospitals and more that will help you gather the information you need to prepare for applying for coverage in the coming months.