The mihealth card
mihealth card topics
- Introducing the mihealth card
- mihealthcard Facts
- Important Information
- Verifying Eligibility
- Beneficiary Eligibility Policy (Online Provider Manual)
- Need more information?
- Provider Inquiry Line (mihealth card questions)
The mihealth card indicates the beneficiary name and beneficiary ID number (white or black font) on the front of the card but does not indicate eligibility information and does not guarantee eligibility. Providers must obtain a beneficiary's eligibility information using the CHAMPS Eligibility Inquiry prior to rendering services.
If the beneficiary does not have their mihealth card, providers can access their eligibility information with the following search methods:
1. Beneficiary ID number (8-digit Medicaid, or CSHCS ID number),
2. Beneficiary social security number and date of birth, or
3. Beneficiary name and SSN (or date of birth).
The mihealth card is mailed to beneficiaries when their application is approved (only if they do not have a mihealth card already).
Beneficiaries enrolled in a Medicaid Health Plan will receive a mihealth card and will also receive a Health Plan ID card (if they do not have one already).
Each beneficiary will receive their own mihealth card with their name and ID number (8-digit Medicaid, or CSHCS ID number) located on the front of the mihealth card.
Beneficiaries will keep the mihealth card and use it each month that they are eligible for Medicaid, or CSHCS.
Deductible beneficiairies will receive a mihealth card only when they meet their deductible and become eligible for Medicaid. They will continue to use the same mihealth card for any future months they become eligible for Medicaid.
The mihealth card does not indicate eligibility information and does not guarantee eligibility.
Providers should always verify eligibility by using the CHAMPS Eligibility Inquiry.
Providers must always note the Benefit Plan ID indicated on the eligibility response.
Document or retain the eligibility verification response. This is your evidence of eligibility.
The following options are available for enrolled MI Medicaid Providers to verify eligibility for the , , , :
Provider questions concerning the mihealth card, call 1-800-292-2550 (Option # 5)