Why Medicaid Matters in Michigan

Who qualifies for Medicaid? One young Michigan couple learned about Medicaid when their newborn had severe medical issues to work through. Every time their son paid a visit to the pediatric intensive care unit, it would cost $1,600 a day -- just for the room. “Very few people make enough to pay for that, even if they have good jobs.”

Advocacy Toolkit

You—yes, you!—can play an important role in protecting Medicaid. Learn about 10 ways to defend Medicaid in Michigan.

Take action with these 10 ways to defend Medicaid

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Medicaid resources

Who qualifies for Medicaid? Why is Medicaid under attack even though the stats show the program does its job? Find out the facts.

Take action

You can play an important role in protecting Medicaid in Michigan. Learn more about how to help defend this vital program in our state by visiting our advocacy toolkit.