About UPHP MIChild


MIChild is a Medicaid program for uninsured children of Michigan’s working families. The Upper Peninsula Health Plan (UPHP) provides coverage to children who are less than 19 years of age and reside in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. You pay just $10 a month for your whole family to be covered (even if you have more than one child).

Are you eligible for MIChild?

To qualify for MIChild benefits, your child/children must be under the age of 19, a U.S. citizen and Michigan resident, and meet the program’s monthly family income limits. For further information on the MIChild program, visit the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) website.

How do you sign up for MIChild?

To sign up for MIChild, you can call MIChild/Healthy Kids toll-free at 1-888-988-6300 or apply online right now.

What is covered?

Here are a few benefits that are covered by UPHP MIChild. Please view the Medicaid and MIChild Member Handbook for a full list of covered services.

  • Yearly well exams
  • ER and urgent care visits
  • Vision
  • Inpatient hospital care
  • Maternity services
  • Outpatient mental health care
  • Prescription drugs
  • Preventive immunizations

Page Last Updated: 09/6/2022