The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recently announced that it will require states to begin using medical cards to buy health insurance.
According to a spokesperson, this will help expand access to health care for all Michiganders.
“With the U.N. General Assembly passing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, many people are looking for affordable, quality health care options,” said Jennifer Mather, the director of state and local initiatives for the Department of Public Health and Social Services.
“States are now starting to put in place health insurance plans that offer access to comprehensive health coverage and can be used to purchase health insurance.”
In Michigan, health insurance options available to individuals who are not covered by Medicaid or CHIP include a statewide health insurance marketplace, a single-payer health care system, or a statewide, single-purchase health insurance plan.
The U.K. has the same system in place, but the U of M does not have a single plan in place.
There are currently two types of plans available in Michigan: a state-sponsored health plan and a group health plan.
There is no cap on how many health plans you can have in a state, but you must use a health insurance card to buy in.
Currently, there are 6,955,922 Michigan residents with a valid medical card.
A full list of Michigan health insurance carriers can be found here .
If you’re looking for a specific health plan in the state of Michigan, you can find it on the Health Insurance Marketplace by clicking on the State of Michigan link at the top of this article.
In addition, you may be eligible for discounts or credits on the health insurance you purchase.
There are no caps on the number of people who may be enrolled in health insurance in Michigan.
You can learn more about your coverage options by visiting the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs website or by calling the HealthCare.gov website at 1-800-318-2536.