Medicaid coverage

HAP Empowered Health Plan

HAP Empowered Medicaid is offered by HAP Midwest Health Plan. This is a not-for-profit, licensed Health Maintenance Organization, or HMO, based in southeastern Michigan. HAP Empowered Health Plan is invested in giving quality, low-cost care to Michigan residents.

How to enroll in a HAP Empowered Medicaid or Healthy Michigan Health Plan

  • Verify eligibility: Contact your local Department of Human Services (DHS) office for more information on finding out if you are eligible. You can fill out an application at for medical assistance.
  • Apply today: For more information on how to enroll, or to understand your plan options, call HAP Empowered at (888) 654-2200 (TTY: 711) and we’ll help guide you.
  • Choose HAP Empowered: You can choose HAP Empowered through Michigan ENROLLS by calling (888) 367-6557.

Covered Medicaid programs offered through HAP Empowered:

  • Health Care Coverage for People Impacted by the Flint Water Crisis
  • MIChild
  • Healthy Michigan Plan
  • Children's Special Health Care Services (CSHCS)

HAP Empowered Health Plan is available in these counties:

  • Genesee
  • Huron
  • Lapeer
  • Sanilac
  • Shiawassee
  • St. Clair
  • Tuscola


Health Care Coverage for People Impacted by Flint Water

You or your child may be eligible for health care coverage through the State of Michigan if you consumed water from the Flint water system and lived, worked, or received childcare or education at an address that was served by the Flint water system at any time from April 2014 and a date to be determined in the future. You or your child must also be:
  • A pregnant woman
  • Under age 21
  • A child born to a woman who was served by the Flint water system during the specified time period

If you’d like to learn more, call our HAP Empowered customer service today (888) 654-2200. Other resources can be found at


Healthy Michigan Plan

If you are between the ages of 19 to 64 and make up to 133% of the Federal Poverty Level, you may be able to get our Healthy Michigan Plan. That's about $16,000 a year as an individual or $33,000 a year with a family of four.

The following must also be true. You are:

  • Not currently eligible or enrolled in Medicaid
  • Not currently eligible or enrolled in Medicare
  • Not pregnant when applying


Children's Special Health Care Services (CSHCS)

This is a program within the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. It’s for children and some adults with special health care needs and their families. CSHCS helps persons with chronic health problems by providing:

  • Coverage and referrals for specialty services based on the person's health problems.
  • Family centered services to support you in your role as primary caretaker of your child.
  • Community-based services to help you care for your child at home and maintain normal routines.
  • Culturally competent services which demonstrate awareness of cultural differences.
  • Coordinated services to pull together many different providers who work within different agencies. 

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