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Get Peace of Mind Knowing Your Family Is Covered

NOTICE: BEDHD Community Health Workers (Connections Program) are certified to assist folks with finding health insurance through the Marketplace. Call the office today to make an appointment! 

Health Insurance Enrollment

Do you need health insurance for yourself or your children? BEDHD can help! Staff will connect you with tools and information on your health insurance options. This includes helping you determine if you qualify for Medicaid, the Healthy Michigan Plan, MIChild, or another affordable health insurance programs such as the Health Insurance Marketplace. For Barry County residents, call 269-945-9516 and Eaton County residents call 517-543-2430.

Health Insurance Plans

Healthy Michigan Plan

You shouldn't have to choose between taking care of your health and taking care of your bills. The Healthy Michigan Plan provides health care benefits to Michigan residents at a low cost so that more people can have health care coverage.

Individuals are eligible for the Healthy Michigan Plan if they:

  • Are age 19-64 years
  • Have income at or below 133% of the federal poverty level
  • Do not qualify for or are not enrolled in Medicare
  • Do not qualify for or are not enrolled in other Medicaid programs
  • Are not pregnant at the time of application
  • Are residents of the State of Michigan


MIChild is a low-cost health insurance program meant to help the children of working families in Michigan. It provides coverage for uninsured children from birth to age 19.

Children are eligible for MIChild if they:

  • Have a family whose income is at, or below, 200% of the federal poverty level
  • Are NOT eligible for Healthy Kids (Medicaid)
  • Do not currently have comprehensive health insurance
  • Are U.S. citizens and live in Michigan

Healthy Kids (Medicaid) 

Healthy Kids is a Medicaid insurance program for children from birth to 19 years of age and for pregnant women of any age. Healthy Kids provides no-cost medical and dental coverage for children. It also covers women during their pregnancy and for the first two months after their pregnancy ends.

Children and pregnant women are eligible for Healthy Kids if they:

  • Are Michigan citizens or legal immigrants
  • Are age 1 to 19 and in a family whose income is at or below 150% of the federal poverty guidelines