How to Change Your Medicaid Plan After You Enroll

How to Change Your Medicaid Plan After You Enroll

Apr 05 2021

Managing your Medicaid health coverage isn’t always simple. Here are some helpful tips on how managing your Medicaid plan in Michigan.

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Enrolled in Medicaid and want to switch plans? Here is what you need to do to switch your Michigan Medicaid plan.

In Michigan, enrolling for Medicaid is a two-step process.

  1. Visit MI Bridges to apply for Medicaid benefits. You will need to upload your financial and family information. After you have completed that, you will wait to be approved. Once approved, you can choose your insurer. If you don’t choose one you’ll be placed with one.
  2. If you want to switch to a different plan, you can call MI Enrolls toll free at 888-367-6557 (TTY users call 711.).

If you get health care coverage through a job or Medicare, let your caseworker at the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) know. They will make the change to your file. You will have to continue to see your current doctor until your coverage changes.

When can I change my Medicaid Plan?

New Medicaid members have 90 days to change their plan. If you don’t choose one, the state will assign one to you. The state allows Medicaid members to switch their health plans once per year. The state will notify you when you are allowed to change your coverage.

What is the number to change your Medicaid plan?

You can change your Medicaid health plan by calling MI Enrolls toll free at 888-367-6557 (TTY users: 711.) They can help you choose a new plan.

How to change Medicaid plans online?

There is no way to change Medicaid plans online. To change your Medicaid Health plan, call MI Enrolls.

What is the difference between MI Bridges and MI Enrolls?

MI Bridges is a system used to apply for state benefits. These are benefits like health coverage, cash assistance, food assistance and more. It is also the system used to update personal information.

Michigan Enrolls (MI Enrolls,) is where you change Medicaid health plans. You can call MI Enrolls at 888-367-6557 (TTY users: 711) to get help signing up for a Medicaid plan, ask questions or change plans.

Still have questions? Contact your Medicaid health plan provider or MI Enrolls. You can also learn more through the Priority Health Medicaid learning center. Priority Health Medicaid members can learn more about their Medicaid benefits here.

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