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Starting January 1, 2014, all Americans must have private health insurance or be enrolled in a qualified government health plan or face penalties.  to apply for coverage, compare plans and/or enroll go to: www.healthcare.gov.

A state of Michigan website offering information to Michigan residents on how and where to find low cost or free health care.  The website, http://www.michigan.gov/mdch/0,1607,7-132-2943_52115---,00.html

Health care coverage to individuals age 19 to 64 who have an income at or below 133% of the federal poverty level under Modified Adjusted Gross Income. You cannot be currently enrolled in Medicare or Medicaid, pregnant, and you must be a resident of the State of Michigan. The Healthy Michigan Plan information is posted at www.healthymichiganplan.org or call (855) 789-5610.

Information and available health information available on the Web and Smartphone application providing information in these areas: primary care, children’s services, speciality services, mediation assistance, women’s services, and dental, behavioral health, and vision. Patients looking for a doctor or other health care services can use the Find MI Care website and mobile application to search for clinics in their area specifically in their zip code. Available at: www.findmicare.org

Certified Application Counselors (CACs) to assist individuals and families with enrollment in health insurance including health plans offered in the new Health Insurance Marketplace, Medicaid and MIChild. Available from Michigan Enrolls. To local a counselor near you, go to: http://enrollmichigan.com/find-local-help/

The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) offers several ways to apply for health care coverage: Medicaid, MIChild and the Healthy Michigan Plan.

After completing the application, the customer will be notified of the programs s/he and the family members are eligible for. Online applications are encouraged and will be processed faster than paper. See below for ways to apply and receive help:

WAYS TO APPLY

Apply online at home at www.michigan.gov/mibridges

Apply online at the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) offices at their kiosks:

21885 Dunham Road Clinton Township, MI  48036 (586) 469-7700
41227 Mound Sterling Heights, MI  48314 (586) 254-1500
27690 Van Dyke Warren, MI  48093 (586) 427-0600

Apply with the paper application which can be download at:  www.michigan.gov/mdch

APPLICATION ASSISTANCE

For application assistance by telephone, call the Customer Service Application Help line: (855) 276-4627 (also available in Spanish and Arabic)

Assistance with applying for health insurance (Medicaid or through the health insurance marketplace)

Communiy First Health Centers
(586) 749-5197
(New Haven)

Walk-in assistance 10:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M. Monday through Friday

Macomb Children’s Healthcare Access Program (CHAP)
11370 Hupp Road
Warren MI 48089
(586) 459-5108
www.macombchap.org

Walk-in assistance available on Tuesdays 10:00 A.M. -1:00 P.M. and Wednesdays 10:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church
8129 Packard
Warren, MI 48089
(586) 758-3940

Appointments only

Ray of Hope
2 Crocker Blvd., Suite 201
Mt. Clemens, MI 48043
(586) 329-4046

A free online tool that helps you find a clinic near you that meets all your health care needs is available from “Find MI Care”. Go to http://www.findmicare.org/ select the needed services, then click Go! to get started.

Reduced-rate health care based on a sliding fee scale for all persons living at or below 200% of the federal poverty level.  Costs can be as low as $10 per visit.  Available from Community First Health Centers, New Haven. Call (586) 749-5197 to enroll.

Primary and preventive health care services for all age groups are provided by various Federally-Qualified Health Center (FQHC) in Macomb County which receive money from the federal government to provide these services to Medicare and Medicaid recipients. To find an FQHC, search by address, state, county and ZIP code at: http://findahealthcenter.hrsa.gov/Search_HCC.aspx

Assessment (taking into account, method of transportation, distance to medical providers, child’s age, etc.) and referral to a medical provider best suited for the child’s medical need is available from Macomb Children’s Healthcare Access Program (MCHAP), (586) 459-5108.

One-on-one education for youth and their parents on how to use an asthma inhaler and/or spacer, how to play sports/be active/be outdoors while controlling asthma, how to avoid emergency room care for asthma, etc. is available from Macomb Children’s Healthcare Access Program (MCHAP), (586) 459-5108.

Free preventive and primary medical care at the mobile Medical Outreach Clinic (MOC). A 40-foot vehicle from McLaren Hospital Macomb transports medical staff and equipment to various locations in the County. These physicians provide initial consultation, necessary medications, and follow-up care. If a patient's needs cannot be met by the van, they are referred to one of the hospital's resident clinics (orthopedics, surgery, and OB/GYN) or another physician affiliated with McLaren Hospital. To become a patient of the Medical Outreach Clinic, the individual must not have any insurance at all. Even insurance with big deductibles or spend downs disqualifies the person for the MOC services. A schedule of the van’s locations is posted at:  http://www.mclaren.org/macomb/free-clinic-services.aspx (Open the link and then click on the Mobile Outreach Clinic schedule - a schedule of locations will be displayed) or call (586) 493-3640.

To prove eligibility for MOC services bring latest income documentation, a picture ID and a Social Security card to one of the locations. (This number has voice mail so leave a name and phone number and someone will return the call).

Wait time to services - Patients are seen on a first come, first serve basis so be at the location early to get your name on the list.

Free to low-cost medical services including treatment for acute illnesses (colds, ear infections, bronchitis, rashes, cuts); women’s health (gynecological physicals, family planning, sexually transmitted diseases); treatment for chronic illnesses (high-blood pressure, diabetes); employment and school physicals; referrals to other services.  Service is available for persons and families of all ages, economically disadvantaged, persons with no medical insurance.  Available from Neighbors CAring for Neighbors:

Neighbors Caring for Neighbors Clinic 
15420 19 Mile.Rd.
Clinton Twp., MI  48038
Clinic Hours The clinics are open at varying dates and times, depending on community need, staffing availability and a number of other options. For the most up-to-date times, call the clinic. Appointments are preferred. Walk-ins are accepted for urgent problems only. (586) 649-6104

Primary care medical care by a medical doctor on a sliding fee basis for low-income and uninsured individuals.   Available from My Care Health Centers:

MyCare - Mt. Clemens (586) 783-2222
MyCare - Center Line (586) 756-7777
MyCare Clinton Township/Groesbeck (586) 493-0961

Primary care and preventative services including Women’s Health services is available from Community First Health Center (New Haven), a federally-qualified health center. Accepts Medicaid, Medicare, most commercial insurances, and patients without insurance. Call (586) 749-5197 to enroll.

Women’s health services are available on a sliding fee basis for low-income and uninsured females from Community First Health Center (New Haven), (586) 749-5197.

Drug companies sponsor patient assistance programs which provide access to brand name medications at little or no cost for inadequately insured patients.  Several organizations assist clients on accessing these services.

 
A website summary of currently available patient benefit programs offered by the pharmaceutical companies providing a variety of ways to find help with the cost of medications.  Search for assistance based on illness or condition, by the drug’s brand name or generic equivalent, or by manufacturer.  The site also lists resources for finding human assistance filling out paperwork or making applications, and service organizations that support specific conditions.  Users must access the information via a computer – there is no telephone alternative at this time.  For more information, go to:  www.needymeds.org.

 
Prescription Assistance website (www.pparx.org) helps qualifying patients who lack prescription coverage get the medicines they need through the public or private program that is right for them. Many will get their prescriptions free or nearly free. This site offers a single point of access to more than 275 public and private patient assistance programs, including more than 150 programs offered by pharmaceutical companies. To access the Partnership for Prescription Assistance by phone, call toll-free, (888) 477-2669.

Prescription discount cards are available for Macomb County residents any time the prescription is not covered by insurance.  Present the card at a participating retail pharmacy and save an average of 20% on prescription medicine. There are not restrictions and no limits on how many times you may use the card. To print a copy of the discount card and look up a participating pharmacy and price estimate for the prescription, go to http://nacorx.org or call (877) 321-2652.

  
Free maximum 14 day supply at normal oral, non-extended release formulas, dosages of oral generic antibiotics (Amoxicillin, Cephalexin, SMZ-TMP, Ciprofloxacin, Ampicillin, Penicillin VK) is available with a doctor’s prescription, regardless of insurance or co-pay, and picked up in person at local Meijer Grocery Store Pharmacies.

Thirty (30) day supply of generic drugs on the current covered list of covered drugs for $4.00 per prescription fill or refill if picked up in person. Available from:

Walmart

http://i.walmart.com/i/if/hmp/fusion/four_dollar_drug_list.pdf

Target https://tgtfiles.target.com/pharmacy/CWMP02-032536_RxGenericsList_NM7.pdf

Ninety (90) day supply of 125 medicines for $20.00, $30.00 or $40.00.  Available from Rx Outreach, (800) 769-3880. www.rxoutreach.org

Help for underinsured patients with chronic disease, cancer, or other life-altering conditions to obtain the medications they need, assisting patients throughout the United States who meet income qualification guidelines and have private insurance or a Medicare Part D plan but cannot afford the co-payments for their specialty therapeutics. Patients may receive their prescription from a participating pharmacy or fill their prescription on their own and submit a receipt for reimbursement.  The Chronic Disease Fund requires that patients are compliant with their prescribed treatment. Available from the Chronic Disease Fund, Plano, Texas. (972) 608-7141 or (877) 968-7233. Email:  info@cdfund.org

Prescription Drug Coverage for recipients of Medicare who are enrolled in Medicare Part D (prescription benefit). Low-income persons below 150% of poverty can receive “extra help” fro Social Security (800) 772-1213 at reduced or no premium.  For advice about which provider to choose, call the Area Agency on Agency’s Medicare/Medicaid Assistance Program (800) 803-7174 or the Office of Senior Services (586) 469-6313 or Social Security (800) 633-4227. Website;  http://www.medicare.gov

Prescription medicines for low-income people ages 18 and older living in Michigan who do not have prescription insurance and do not qualify for government assistance programs (i.e., Medicaid).  Eligibility: income less than $36,200 per year (single) or $41,400 per year (couples) and have no prescription insurance coverage, you may be eligible for our Affordable Prescription Program.  If approved, you can receive your medications for $8.30 per prescription and may have your medications mailed to your home.  Available from World Medical Relief, (313) 866-5333. Website:  http://www.worldmedicalrelief.org/programs

Low-cost prescriptions for patients at the Community First Health Center in New Haven.  For more information, call (586) 749-5197.

Information on contraceptive methods, pregnancy testing, pelvic and breast examination (birth control supplies are available on a sliding fee scale). Available from:

Macomb County Health Department - Family Planning, Mt. Clemens or visit their website at:
http://health.macombgov.org/Health-Programs-FamilyHealthServices-FamilyPlanning  
(586) 469-5491
Planned Parenthood, Warren or visit their website at:
www.plannedparenthood.org/health-center/centerDetails.asp?f=3834&a=90630&v=details
(586) 558-0101

Northland Family Planning:
http://northlandfamilyplanning.com/

(586) 268-1700 

The following medical center offers screenings and prescriptions for birth control but is not a family planning clinic.

Community First Health Center, New Haven
http://www.communityfirsthc.org/

(586) 749-5197

Pregnancy testing is available at:

Macomb County Health Department - Family Planning Program, Mt. Clemens

Sliding fee/donation

(586) 469-5491

Community First Health Center

Only available with a doctor appointment

(586) 749-5197

Northland Family Planning, Sterling Heights, (Pro choice organization)

Cost:  Free (586) 268-1700
Planned Parenthood, Warren Cost:  Up to $30.00 (586) 758-0101
Compassion Pregnancy (Pro-life organization) Cost:  Free urine test only (586) 783-2229

Options counseling is available from:

MEDICAL FACILITIES OFFERING COUNSELING AND REFERRALS
Planned Parenthood (Warren) (586) 558-0101
Northland Family Planning, Sterling Heights   (586) 268-1700
   
NON-MEDICAL FACILITIES OFFERING SUPPORT AND REFERRALS
Birthright of Macomb County, Utica (586) 254-5930
Catholic Charities of SE Michigan - Project Hope (586) 416-2300
Compassion Pregnancy, Clinton Twp. (586) 783-2229

Specialized preventive services provided to pregnant women, mothers, and their infants who have Medicaid to help reduce infant deaths and illnesses (Materanl Infant Health Program - MIHP).  For a list of MIHP service providers, go to:  http://www.michigan.gov/mihp Then click on “150 providers”.

Free home visits by a registered nurse for low income women who are pregnant with their first baby (28 weeks or less) who will provide support, advice, and information about having a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby. Available from the Nurse-Family Partnership at the Macomb County Health Department, (586) 466-6975./ Text; (844) 637-6667

Emergency Food is available through various food pantries in Macomb County. Eligibility is determined by calling 2-1-1 or (800) 552-1183.

Nutrition education and supplemental food coupons for low-income pregnant females, new mothers, and children under age 5 who have medical or nutritional  needs. Available from the Macomb County Health Department - WIC (Women, Infants and Children) Supplemental Food Program, Mt. Clemens, (586) 469-5471 or Community First Health Center, (586) 749-5173.

Free nutritional education and consultation for Macomb County individuals and families. There are no income guidelines. Available from the Macomb County Health Department, Mt. Clemens, (586) 412-3396 or visit their website at:  http://health.macombgov.org/Health-Programs-HPDC-HealthEducation

Small group instruction for limited resource families on basic nutrition, food buying and preparation skills, meal planning and budgeting. Available from MSU Extension - Expanded Food Nutrition Educational Program (EFNEP), (586) 469-5816

Free food for persons with a DHHS Bridge Card, or who are on Social Security or SSI. Proof of income required.  Eligible persons receive a punch card and are assigned to various food pantries at local churches where they are able to get food once a month or are connected with Focus Hope or an emergeny food pantry. Eligibility determined locally by calling the Macomb Community Action Centers:

Central Community Action Center Mt. Clemens (586) 469-6964
North Community Action Center New Haven (586) 749-5146
South Community Action Center Warren (586) 759-9150

Information and support for breast-feeding is available from the La Leche League, for a list of local groups, go to www.lalecheleague.org

Information and support for breast-feeding is available from WIC and Maternal Infant Health Programs:

WOMAN, INFANTS AND CHILDREN (WIC)
SUPPLEMENTAL FOOD PROGRAM

Health Department, Mt. Clemens (586) 469-5471
Community First Health Center, New Haven (586) 749-5173
MATERNAL HEALTH PROGRAMS


For a list of MIHP service providers, go to: www.michigan.gov/mdch/0,4612,7-132-2943_4672-106183--,00.html
First, scroll down to the title: “Who Do I Contact To Find A State Certified MIHP Near Me? Then
click on “MIHP Coordinators Directory 1/14/2014," or the “Interactive Map of MIHP Agencies”
links listed beneath.

Hospitals may offer information on breastfeeding. Check with your local hospital.



Children younger than age 4 ride in a car seat in the rear seat if the vehicle has a rear seat. If all available rear seats are occupied by children under 4, then a child under 4 may ride in a car seat in the front seat. A child in a rear-facing car seat may only ride in the front seat if the airbag is turned off.

Children must be properly buckled in a car seat or booster seat until they are 8 years old or 4-feet-9-inches tall. Children must ride in a seat until they reach the age requirement or the height requirement, whichever comes first.

This information is posted at : http://www.michigan.gov/msp/0,4643,7-123-72297_64773_22774---,00.html

Free car seat check by a certified child passenger technician are available by appointment only from:

Chesterfield Township Chesterfield Township Fire Department
(Provided free to anyone, regardless
of residency.)
Call (586) 725 2CFD to
schedule an appointment
Clinton Township Macomb County Health Department
(Year-round inspections are done by
appointment only from Monday -
Friday. Certified Child Passenger
Safety Technicians will answer your
questions or inspect car seats. To
schedule an appointment or for more
information on child passenger
safety, call (586) 412-3398. Email:
Maria.Swiatkowski@macombgov.org
(586) 412-3398

http://health.macombgov.org/Health-Programs-HPDC-ChildPassengerSafety

The Health Department website has downloadable copies of Child Passenger
Safety Fact Sheets, free and printable; basic need-to-know information on
all stages of car seats and the different methods used to install car seats.

Fraser Traffic Safety Association
(Child restraint inspections are
provided at the facility at no charge
to Macomb County residents upon
request.)
(586) 293-5880
Call to schedule an
appointment

http://trafficsafetymacomb.org/news-events/macomb-safe-kids/

Fraser Public Safety
(Temporarily not available)
(586) 293-2000

http://www.ci.fraser.mi.us

Macomb Township Macomb Township Fire Department
(The MTFD offers free child
safety seat checks. A trained
technician will provide
education and assistance on
proper safety seat installation.
By appointment only. Call
586-286-0027 to make your
appointment.)
(586) 286-0027 ext. 2302

https://www.macomb-mi.gov/faq.aspx?qid=107

Mt. Clemens Macomb County Sheriff's Department
(Child seat safety checks and
installations, between 7:00 - 10:00
P.M. by appointment only.
Participants are asked to bring the
following items to the inspection:
• Vehicle owner’s manual
• Car Seat owner’s manual
• If possible, the child that will be
“properly secured” in the safety seat.
Allow 30 minutes for the installation
and safety check process.)
(586) 307-9540 to schedule
an appointment

http://www.macombsheriff.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=162&Itemid=429

New Baltimore New Baltimore Traffic Department
(Car seat inspections are performed
by the Macomb County Health
Department technicians onsite by
appointment only on the last
Thursday of the month from
2:00 - 5:00 P.M. (586) 412-3398)
(586) 725-2181
New Haven New Haven Traffic Department
(By appointment only. Leave a message
and officer will call back to make the
appointment.)
(586) 469-7744
St. Clair Shores St. Clair Shores Police Department
(St. Clair Shores residents and by
appointment only)
(586) 445-5311 ext. 2

 

Head lice Hotline: (734) 929-9080.

Booklet: MICHIGAN HEAD LICE MANUAL: A comprehensive guide to identify, treat, manage, and prevent head lice is posted on the web at: https://www.michigan.gov/documents/Final_Michigan_Head_Lice_Manual_106828_7.pdf

Treatment for head lice is available at (infected persons can try using over-the-counter shampoos but if this doesn't work or it is a severe case, they need to go to a provider for a prescription):

Macomb Co. Health Department

Does not see clients or provide treatment for head lice

Neighbors Caring For Neighbors Clinic

(586) 336-9288
(586) 756-7005

(Closed Sundays and Fridays)

Will treat head lice but must be a Macomb County resident, have a valid driver’s license, have income less than $30,000, and make an appointment.  Walk-ins must arrive by 8:00 A.M.

MyCare Health Center of Mt. Clemens

Does not see clients or provide treatment for head lice

Medical Outreach Clinic

(586) 493-3640

Must prove eligibility. Bring latest income documentation, a picture ID and a Social Security card to one of the locations. (This number has voice mail so leave a name and phone number and someone will return the call. Patients are seen on a first come, first serve basis so be at the location early to get name on the list.  A schedule of the van’s locations is posted at: http://www.mclaren.org/macomb/free-clinic-services.aspx  or call (586) 493-3640

Community First Health Center (formerly Downriver Community Services)

(586) 749-5197

If current patient - call and make an appointment.  New patients - call and schedule a new patient appointment.  When making the appointment and upon arrival to the facility, let the medical personnel know the nature of the problem so that the patient may be properly escorted to a private room.


Head checks and non-toxic head lice treatment by a practitioner who will go strand by strand through the hair to eliminate lice, nits, and the nit glue that attaches the eggs to human hair is available for a cost (a military discount is available).  All services are by appointment only and available from Rapunzel’s Lice Boutique, Sterling Heights, (734) 929-9080 http://rapunzelslice.com/services/

Free testing,  medication and medical consultation to persons diagnosed or suspected of having tuberculosis and their contacts. Available from the Macomb County Health Department in Mt. Clemens and Warren, (586) 469-5421:

Immunizations for Macomb County children and adults against the following diseases: diphtheria, influenza, pneumonia, tetanus, pertussis, measles, mumps, poliomyelitis, rubella, hemophilus influenza, Hepatitis B, or vorcilla (chicken pox). A small fee is required unless the person has Medicaid or Medicare, in which case, the immunizations are free. Some commercial insurances can be billed for the immunization services. A parent or guardian must be available to complete and sign the clinic health form for each child.

The registration form is available at:

http://health.macombgov.org/sites/default/files/content/government/health/pdfs/ImmunizationRegistrationForm032017.pdf

The Medical Screening and Consent for Vaccination form is posted at: http://health.macombgov.org/sites/default/files/content/government/health/pdfs/MedicalScreeningQuestionnaireandConsentforVaccination2017.pdf

Information to bring:

  • Immunization record(s) for all persons being immunized.
  • Insurance card(s) for all persons
Macomb County Health Department Mt. Clemens (586) 469-5372

Mon, Wed, Thu:
8:30 A.M. - 4:40 P.M.

Third Fridays:
11:30 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.

Macomb County Health Department St. Clair Shores (586) 466-6800 Mon and Tue:
8:30 A.M. - 6:30 P.M.

Third Fridays:
11:30 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.
Macomb County Health Department Warren

(586) 465-8537

Mon, Wed, Thu:
8:30 A.M. - 4:40 P.M.

Third Fridays:
11:30 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.

For a list of what and when to get a child immunized, call the Health Department offices for a copy of their free pamphlet Protect Every Child: Immunize Now!
Community First Health Center New Haven (586) 749-5197

Hepatitis B and Influenza immunizations are available from Planned Parenthood.  For more information, call (586) 558-0101 (Warren). https://www.plannedparenthood.org/health-center/michigan/warren/48093/warren-health-center-3834-90630

Free and confidential testing, treatment, diagnosis and    counseling for sexually- transmitted diseases (STDs). Available from the Macomb County Health Department in Mt. Clemens and Warren by appointment only.  Call (586) 465-9217.

Low-cost confidential testing, diagnosis, treatment and counseling for sexually-transmitted diseases (STDs). Available from Planned Parenthood, (586) 558-0101 (Warren).  https://www.plannedparenthood.org/health-center/michigan/warren/48093/warren-health-center-3834-90630

Free and confidential testing, treatment, diagnosis and counseling for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) is available from Community First Health Center (New Haven) by appointment only and must be a current patient. (586) 749-5197.

HIV/AIDS Counseling and Testing provides anonymous counseling and testing – but not treatment – on an appointment only basis. Services are provided at no charge to persons age 12 and over. For more information call the Macomb County Health Department at (586) 465-8434  http://health.macombgov.org/Health-Programs-HPDC-HIVAIDSCounselingTesting

Free pre-test counseling, testing and post-test counseling for Human Immunodeficiency Virus.  Contact Michigan AIDS Hotline at (800) 872-2437.

Pre-test counseling, testing and post-test counseling for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV).  Available from Planned Parenthood, (586) 558-0101 (Warren). https://www.plannedparenthood.org/health-center/michigan/warren/48093/warren-health-center-3834-90630

HIV education, mental health services and information and referral to other community services (for persons diagnosed as HIV positive) is available from Matrix Quality Care at a location of the client’s choosing (e.g., home, doctor’s office, or Matrix office), (877) 931-3248.

HIV/AIDS prevention information and treatment is available at Community First Health Center (New Haven) by appointment only and must be a current patient. (586) 749-5197.

Free prevention and primary health care program for Macomb County infants and children.  A Public Health nurse provides health information and nursing services to individuals, clinics, community and schools.  Available from the Macomb County Health Department - Public Health Nursing Services:

Mt. Clemens (586) 469-5520
Warren  (586) 465-8090

Low-cost and confidential primary health care services for youth ages 10-21, including medical care, counseling, and educational services.  Services are by appointment and with parental consent if under 18 years of age:

Students, ages 11 - 21 residing in the Fitzgerald, Center Line, Warren Woods, Fitzgerald and Van Dyke school districts may receive services at the Adolescent Health Center - Fitzgerald site, 2300 Ryan Rd., Warren, MI  48091.           (586) 759-9070

Low cost and confidential primary health care services for youth ages 10 - 21, including medical care, counseling, and educational services. Services are by appointment and with parental consent if the youth is under 18 years of age.  Available from Community First Health Center (New Haven) by appointment only and must be a current patient. (586) 749-5197.

Assistance to Macomb County families/children with special medical conditions in securing medical treatment and cost is available from the Macomb County Health Department - Children’s Special Health Care Services, St. Clair Shores, (586) 466-6855.

Transportation to health care appointments for Medicaid clients is available from their Medicaid Health Care Plans. Clients are encouraged to contact their Health Plan and schedule transportation services ahead of time. NOT provided by HMOs are: trips for dental, substance abuse, or community mental health services.

Coventry Care (586( 782-8507 PHP - MM Family Care (800) 661-8299
HealthPlus Partners )800) 332-9161 Priority Health Government Programs (888) 975-8102
McLaren Health Plan (888) 327-0671 Total Health Care (800) 826-2862
Meridian Health Plan (888) 437-0606 United Healthcare Community Plan (800) 903-5253
Midwest Health Plan (888) 654-2200 Upper Peninsula Health Plan (800) 83-2556
Molina Healthcare of MI (888) 898-7969

These services are provided in Wayne, Oakland, and Macomb by LogistiCare, as well as all transportation for "straight Medicaid" cases, especially dialysis patients. Customers must call two days in advance from 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. to schedule rides. The number is (866) 569-1902.  A link to the Medical Services Bulletin about the services is posted at: www.michigan.gov/documents/mdch/MSA_10-56_339333_7.pdf

More information about LogistiCare Solutions is at their website - they are a national corporation providing Medicaid transportation in many states:  www.logi2sticare.com LogistiCare has the responsibility for providing medical transportation to many customers receiving Medicaid in Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties.

Free van transportation from the home to the medical provider and return (call in advance).  Available from Macomb Children’s Healthcare Access Program (MCHAP), (586) 459-5108.

Free transportation to and from all appointments of Community First Health Center (New Haven) health providers.  By appointment only. Service only available to current patients of Community First Health Center (New Haven), (586) 749-5197.

Chiropractic care is available from participating chiropractic doctors who make time available to treat at least one qualified armed-service member (all Active Military, their Families, Wounded Warriors and/or All Gold Star Dependents), a week at no charge.  Eligible Individuals include: all Military Personnel Currently on Active Duty and their immediate family members; any Veteran with a Service-Related Disabilityand Gold Star dependents. To locate a chiropractor, go to www.patriot-project.org then click on “Participants”, then click on “Michigan” and then scroll through for a participating chiropractor near them.
Traditional American Indian healing and spiritual practices combined with contemporary Western medicine (prevention and treatment) is available from American Indian Health and Family Services (Detroit), (313) 846-6030. http://www.aihfs.org/

Fun opportunities for children aged 2½ to 18 with life-threatening illnesses and their families.  The Rainbow Connection’s Special Response program assists families with information and referrals to other needed services (e.g., utility assistance, counseling, etc.) Available from The Rainbow Connection, Rochester, MI.  For more information, call (248) 601-9474 or visit their website at: www.rainbowconnection.org

Free professional housecleaning, and maid services (once a month for four month) to improve the lives of women currently undergoing treatment for any type of cancer is available from the Cleaning for A Reason Foundation which recruits professional residential maid services who are insured and bonded to participate.  The Foundation limits the amount of applications accepted on a daily basis from Monday through Thursday. Applications are available online only: www.cleaningforareason.org

A free online directory of organizations that loan home medical equipment for free or at low-cost.  Available at www.LoanClosets.org