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Issue Alert - 02-05-06

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May 10, 2002

Issue Summary:

New income limits for determining eligibility

Persons Affected:

Persons receiving assistance under the above programs

For More Information:

Center for Civil Justice320 S. Washington, 2nd Floor Saginaw, MI 48607 (989) 755-3120, (800)724-7441 Fax: (989) 755-3558E-mail:


Medicaid, Refugee Assistance Program-Medical, Transitional Medical Assistance Plus, and MIChild

What's Happening?

Effective May 1, 2002, FIA has updated the income limits for Healthy Kids, AD-Care, Medicare Savings Program, QDWI, RAP-Medical, and TMA-Plus. The new limits replace the estimated poverty levels and are lower that initial estimates. See Chart for complete details

Finding Help

Most legal aid and legal services office handle these type of cases, and they do not charge a fee. You can locate the "free" legal services or legal aid office that serves your county on the Michigan Legal Assistance Network website ( or look in the yellow pages under "attorneys" or call the toll-free lawyer referral number, (800) 968-0738