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Posted on: January 7, 2022

Support for adults with sickle cell disease expanded in Michigan

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The Michigan Children’s Special Health Care Services program has expanded to include sickle cell disease coverage for adults. The program now covers services directly related to sickle 
cell, including copays, deductibles, transportation, care coordination, access to Children’s Special Health Care Services clinics and case management.  
Residents age 21 years or over with sickle cell disease can apply for coverage by contacting our program. See or call 734-544-9700. 
Eligibility is based on medical circumstances and not on income. Anyone who wants more information on the program or the enrollment process can contact their local health department or call the Children’s Special Health Care Services Family Phone line, 1-800-359-3722. 

News release from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services

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