Children’s Special Health Care Services (CSHCS) is a program within Michigan Department of Community Health. The program enrolls person’s newborn to age 21 with qualifying medical diagnosis. Adults over 21 may qualify with cystic fibrosis and certain blood clotting disorders. The medical condition not income determines if you qualify for this program. This program can be used alone or in conjunction with private insurance, Medicare, or Medicaid.
Examples of over 2000 covered medical diagnoses:
Ways CSHCS can help your family:
Assist in paying specialty medical bills and co-pays/deductibles
Coordinate health insurance benefits
Coordinating multiple doctors, hospitals, clinics, and agencies
Mileage assistance program
Family centered support and networking
Assistance is available through the local health department in the determination process for program eligibility.
Please call for more information:
Alcona/Ogemaw 1-800-504-2650 ext. 1600
Iosco/Oscoda 1-800-504-2650 ext. 1700
CSHCS Family Phone Line