Health

Medicaid- Medicaid is health insurance for people with low income. For more information on eligibility and applying visit Michigan Legal Help's Medicaid page.

Medicare- Medicare is health insurance for people over 65 and for some people with disabilities. For more information on eligibility and applying visit Michigan Legal Help's Medicare page.

State Disability Assistance- For more information on eligibility and applying visit Michigan Legal Help's State Disability Assistance page.

Medical debt- Debt.org has a great article with steps to take if you have medical debt. Check it out here! USA.gov also has information on getting help with bills, including medical debt, here.

Worker's Comp- If you become injured or ill from the work you do, you may be eligible for Worker's Compensation Benefits. For more information on eligibility and applying visit Michigan Legal Help's Worker's Comp page.

Healthcare advance directive- In an advance directive you lay out what type of health care choices you would like made. For more information on creating a advance directive visit Michigan Legal Help's Advance Directive page.

Healthcare Power of Attorney- A Power of Attorney for Healthcare, sometimes called a Medical Durable Power of Attorney or a Patient Advocate Designation, gives someone else the authority to make health care decisions for you if you are incapacitated. For more information on creating a Health Care Power of Attorney visit Michigan Legal Help's DIY Health Care Power of Attorney page. You may also contact MILS, as MILS also may be able to draft a Health Care Power of Attorney if you meet eligibility requirements.