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Health Care in Michigan

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hospitalThe Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is dedicated to improve the health and living standards of the community by implementing many health regulation services and policies. The department’s divisions and sub-divisions work concurrently and has successfully provided several commendable services to optimize the health of the community. The department works in collaboration with local public health, health care providers, policymakers, and many others to ensure a better living and healthy conditions.

Hospitals in Michigan

Hospitals in Michigan are technologically advanced, well equipped and efficiently staffed. With the advanced facilities, it provides 24-hour inpatient care. Michigan’s hospitals are well focused to follow procedures and practices that are environmentally preferable.

Listed below are some of the best ranked hospitals in Michigan based on U.S News and World Reports

University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers
1500 East Medical Center Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5000
(734) 936–4000

Mercy Health St. Mary's Hospital
200 Jefferson Avenue SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503-4598
(616) 685–5000

Spectrum Health

100 Michigan Street NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503-2560
(616) 774–7444

Munson Medical Center
1105 Sixth Street
Traverse City, MI 49684-2386
(231) 935–5000

Henry Ford Hospital
2799 West Grand Boulevard
Detroit, MI 48202-2608
(313) 916–2600

St. Joseph Mercy Oakland
44405 Woodward Avenue
Pontiac, MI 48341-5023
(248) 858–3000

Sinai-Grace Hospital
6071 West Outer Drive
Detroit, MI 48235-2679
(313) 966–3300
Beaumont Hospital
3601 West Thirteen Mile Road
Royal Oak, MI 48073-6712
(248) 898–5000

Harper University Hospital
3990 John 'R' Street
Detroit, MI 48201-2018
(313) 745–8040

Beaumont Hospital
44201 Dequindre Road
Troy, MI 48085-1117
(248) 964–5000

Bronson Methodist Hospital

601 John Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49007-5346
(269) 341–6000

McLaren Northern Michigan Hospital

416 Connable Avenue
Petoskey, MI 49770-2297
(231) 487–4000

Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital
2333 Biddle Avenue
Wyandotte, MI 48192-4668
(734) 246–6000

Borgess Medical Center

1521 Gull Road
Kalamazoo, MI 49048-1640
(269) 226–7000

The top 5 hospitals in Iowa according to U.S News and World Report are-

University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers

With over 899 beds, University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers has been ranked 1st in Michigan, Detroit metro area and recognized in Southeastern Michigan. The hospital is nationally ranked in 11 Adult Specialties and ten Pediatric Specialties. It has been designated as high performing in 4 adult specialties.

Learn more: www.med.umich.edu

Beaumont Hospital

Porter Adventist Hospital is general medical and surgical hospital that has been ranked 2nd in Michigan and Detroit metro area. It has over 1070 beds and is nationally ranked in Cardiology & Heart Surgery; Gastroenterology & GI Surgery; Diabetes & Endocrinology; Geriatrics; Nephrology; Gynecology; Neurology & Neurosurgery; Pulmonology and Orthopedics. It has been well recognized as high performing in one Adult Procedure/Condition

Learn more: www.beaumont.edu

Spectrum Health

Spectrum Health has been ranked 3rd in Michigan and recognized in other metro areas. The hospital is nationally ranked in one Adult Specialty (Pulmonology) and three Pediatric Specialties (Cancer, Pulmonology and Nephrology)

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Munson Medical Center

Munson Medical Center is a surgical and general medical hospital that has been ranked 4th in Michigan. It is nationally ranked in Diabetes & Endocrinology. The hospital also specializes in 5 other adult procedures and conditions - Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), Heart failure, Heart bypass surgery, Knee replacement and Hip replacement.  

Learn more: www.munsonhealthcare.org

Mercy Health St. Mary's Hospital Porter Adventist Hospital

Mercy Health St. Mary's Hospital Porter Adventist Hospital has been ranked 5th in Michigan. The hospital has over 356 beds and nationally ranked in Pulmonology.  It is also highly recognised in Heart failure and Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) procedures.

Learn more: www.mercyhealthsaintmarys.org

Blood Banks and Organ Donors in Michigan

Several organizations in Michigan are dedicated to provide organ, blood, eye and tissue to those in need. The organizations are committed and striving to meet the transplant needs of the people of Michigan.


Donate Life Coalition Michigan

Donate Life Coalition Michigan is the state-authorized non-profit organization that is committed to provide and manage the organ, eye and tissue donations to the people in need and help save as many lives as possible. The Donate Life Coalition Michigan started in 1999 which is affiliated with Donate Life America and has been diligently functioning in collaboration with many volunteers to help provide organ, eye and tissue donation to meet all transplant needs. The organization promotes the community to participate and support the cause and educates the people on how donation works, organ transplant waiting list, what is brain death, what organs and tissues can be donated and create awareness of the importance of organ, eye and tissue donation that saves lives.

Donate Life Coalition of Michigan
3861 Research Park Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48108
Phone Numbers: 248-770-5172 and  248-701-2323
Fax: 248-366-9871

Learn more: Donate Life Coalition Michigan

Gift of Life Michigan

chartGift of Life Michigan is a non-profit organ procurement organization that helps maximize organ and tissue donation using through innovative programs and outstanding services for. It has been providing its services to the state and around. The organization is dedicated to serve the community in providing organs and tissues to all those in need and also invites many to donate as a fundamental human responsibility.

Gift of Life Michigan
3861 Research Park Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48108
General Call: 866.500.5801
Donor referral: 800.482.4881

Learn more:
Gift of Life Michigan

Learn all about Organ Donor Registry Here

Health Insurance in Michigan

Michigan offers several medical assistance or essential health care coverage, including Medical Assistance or Medicaid. The program is provided for those who cannot afford other health services. Moreover, the state also many health care services available to families, children and adults, provided they fulfill all eligibility requirements. Every program has its own terms and conditions, with income limits and asset limits.

Also read:  
Michigan Medicaid State Plan
Third Party Liability

Health Care Programs Eligibility

Health care coverage can be availed by individuals and families who pass certain terms and eligibility requirements. The health care programs focus to provide essential health care services to those low income individuals who cannot afford to purchase other programs. Eligibility for almost all of the health care programs that are administered by the Michigan Department of Community Health are determined by the Michigan Department of Human Services (MDHS)

Learn more: Michigan Health Care Eligibility

Also Read: Michigan Health and Wellness

Substance Abuse Privider
MI Health Link

Michigan Medicaid

Michigan Medicaid is a state and federal funded health care program implemented for the medically indigent individuals, children who need financial support, parents with children, seniors, people with disabilities and pregnant women. Medical Assistance is paid by federal and state dollars. Certain criteria of income and other requirements are to be fulfilled, in order to be eligible to claim Medicaid.

For any queries about the Medicaid Provider pages, email at MSAPolicy@michigan.gov

Also read: Medicaid Provider Information


MIChild is a health insurance service that is specifically meant for Michigan's uninsured children in working families. Several HMOs provide MIChild services and other health care plans in the entire state.

MIChild covers medically necessary services such as:
  • Ambulance
  • DentalHealthcare
  • Chiropractic
  • Doctor visits
  • Emergency services
  • Family planning
  • Hearing and speech services
  • Hospice care
  • Home health care
  • Medical supplies
  • Inpatient and outpatient hospital care
  • Medicine prescribed by a doctor
  • Non-emergency medical transportation
  • Mental health services
  • Pregnancy care (prenatal, delivery, and post-partum)
  • Immunizations (shots)
  • Surgery
  • Vision
  • X-ray
  • Private duty nursing
To be eligible for the plan you must fulfill the below given criteria:
  • You must be below 19 years of age
  • Not covered under any other comprehensive health insurance
  • You must possess a Social Security Number
  • A resident of Michigan
  • Pass the income requirements
Learn more: MIChild

MIChild Provider Information
General Information on MIChild Program

Read more about Michigan Health Programs Here

Michigan Vital Records and Health Statistics

The division of vital records and health statistics of the Michigan department of health oversees and manages the collection, and distribution of public health and vital statistics data. The department works concurrently with other state and local agencies to provide technical assistance to users to procure the vital records, sort and solve problems and upgrade to meet the emerging health trends.

The division of Vital Records maintains a uniform system of registration and manages all certified copies of vital records and all related events registered in Michigan.

Learn more: Birth, Death and other records

Birth, death, marriage and divorce records Vital Records
201 Townsend Street, Capitol View Bldg
3rd Flr, Lansing MI 48933
General information: 517-335-8656
Customer service: 517-335-8666, press option #4
e-mail: VRCustomerService@michigan.gov
Office hours: From 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Monday to Friday

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Child Support
Behavioral Health & Developmental Disability
Crime Victim Services
Foster Care and Adoption
Day Care Centers and Homes Look-up
Abuse and Neglect
Services for the Aging
Renew/Update Your Health Professional License Online!

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
Capitol View Bldg
201 Townsend St Lansing, Michigan 48913
Website: www.michigan.gov/mdhhs

Phone Numbers:

General Information: 517-373-3740
Cash, Medical, Food, or Home & Burial Assistance: 855-275-6424 (855-ASK-MICH)
Report Abuse and Neglect: 855-444-3911
Child Support: 866-540-0008
Hearing impaired callers: 711 or 800-649-3777
Public Health Emergencies: 517-335-9030

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