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Foster Care Transitional Medicaid

Foster Care Transitional Medicaid (FCTMA) is a form of Medicaid established for youth who transition from foster care. Youth who age out of foster care are eligible for FCTMA once the foster care Medicaid case is closed and he/she meets eligibility criteria. This applies to former foster care youth and young adults ages 18 to 26. For more information see Frequently Asked Questions in the Got Questions? link below.


Youth Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for FCTMA, youth and young adults must meet the following criteria:

  • Under 26 years of age; and
  • At the time of the youth's 18th birthday he/she is in an out-of-home placement, under the responsibility of the Michigan Department of Human Services or tribal court. 

To apply, see the Frequently Asked Questions? in the Got Questions link below:

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