Healthy Kids

Healthy Kids is a Medicaid health care program for low-income children under age 19 and for Pregnant Women of any age. There is no monthly premium for the program, which provides a comprehensive package of health care benefits including vision, dental, and mental health services.

Healthy Kids Covers:

Healthy Kids covers most medically necessary health care needs including:


  • Ambulance
  • Dental
  • Doctor visits
  • Family planning
  • Health check-ups & Well-child visits
  • Hearing, speech & vision services
  • Home Health & Hospice care
  • Hospital care
  • Immunizations (shots)
  • Lab and x-ray tests
  • Nursing home care
  • Medical supplies & medications
  • Mental health
  • Personal care services
  • Physical therapy
  • Prenatal care and support services
  • Substance abuse
  • Surgery

For Pregnant Women Coverage Includes:

  • checkups (prenatal care) before your baby is born
  • lab and x-ray tests
  • prenatal vitamins
  • delivery (birth) of your baby
  • hospital care
  • care for your baby after he or she is born
  • other services that Healthy Kids covers

As a recipient of Healthy Child benefits, you may also qualify for the Maternal & Infant Health Program (MIHP) to provide support and education during and following your pregnancy.

To apply for Healthy Kids:

You may apply for Healthy Kids online or by submitting a paper application. Eligibility for Healthy Kids is based on income. To enroll you must be a Michigan resident and have a social security number.

Apply Online

Download a printable Application for Health Care Coverage & Help Paying Costs.

If you need assistance in completing your Application for Health Care Coverage, please contact your local Health Department office:

Baraga County (906) 524-6142
Gogebic County (906) 667-0200
Houghton/Keweenaw (906) 482-7382
Ontonagon County (906) 884-4096

For additional information on Healthy Kids or other Health Care Programs offered by the State of Michigan, please visit the:

Healthy Kids Brochure

Michigan Department of Community Health

Medicaid Rights & Responsibilities Brochure