19. Will the surrendered newborn be eligible for Medicaid?

Agency: Health and Human Services

An application for Medicaid may be made for newborns surrendered under the Safe Delivery of Newborns Law by the provider hospital, child placing agency, court appointed lawyer guardian ad litem, or prospective adoptive parent. Assistance in applying for Medicaid can be obtained from a local Michigan Department of Health and Human Service (MDHHS) office.