Low income uninsured residents of Ionia county
may be eligible for a health care coverage program. The following is
a description of each of those available programs:
This program ended March 31, 2014 and members were
transferred to the Healthy Michigan Plan. Residents eligible for the Adult Benefits Waiver (ABW)
program through the State of Michigan are enrolled in Ionia Health Plan,
Plan A. This program is NOT insurance. It provides basic
medical care to low income childless adults who do not qualify for Medicaid.
Enrollment in Plan A was done by the local Department of
Human Services (DHS).
This program ended April 30, 2014. Residents who do not meet the
requirements for Medicaid, Medicare, or any other program may be eligible
for a community-sponsored program called Ionia Health Plan, Plan B. This
program is NOT insurance. It provides basic medical care at
little or no cost to the member. For more information,
please click herefor a Q & A or call your local enrollment
Ionia Health Plan 616.527.5341
Prescription Discount Program
Ionia County residents who do not have prescription medication coverage may be eligible for the
Ionia County WellCard prescription discount card. The Ionia County Prescription Discount Program is a way for people without
prescription coverage to obtain prescription drugs at lower prices at their pharmacy. All prescription drugs
are covered. Over-the-counter drugs and experimental medications are not covered. To learn more about the Prescription Discount Program,
please visit www.WellCardRx.com to find a participating pharmacy near you and check the estimated
cost of a drug.
The discount card is also available at the
Ionia County Health Department and
various agencies and businesses in Ionia County. Other healthcare discounts are also available through this
card, in addition to prescriptions. Member savings are up to 70% on a wide range of health services,
prescription drugs, dental care, vision care, hearing care, x-rays, MRIs and imaging, and lab services.
Please visit www.WellCardRx.com to learn more about these health care savings.
You can also visit Medtipster for more information about retail pharmacy discount
programs in your area.
Ionia County Health Plan 616.527.5341
Contact Customer Service
at 1-866-291-8691 (toll free)