Children's Special Health Care Services (CSHCS)
Children's Special Health Care Services (CSHCS) is a program within the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) for children and some adults with special health care needs and their families.
Children must have a medical condition and be under 21 years old to be in the program. Persons 21 and over with cystic fibrosis or certain blood clotting disorders may also qualify for services. A full list of diagnoses approved by the state is available on MDHHS website:
As a contracted Medicaid Health Plan with the State of Michigan, Trusted has been approved to serve this population and must follow MDHHS procedures and contract requirements. CSHCS program is an opt-in program and requires an application placed with MDHHS that includes medical records.
Trusted HP - Michigan Care Manager who is a Registered Nurse contacts each member when you join our plan to see if you need Care Manager's help. During this first call, the Care Manager Nurse will work with the family and your doctors and specialists to make sure you are seeing the most appropriate doctor. Care Manager Nurse will work with the Local Health Department if you need additional community services. The Care Manager Nurse will also give you information on your next steps and services we have for you including transportation help. Trusted HP - Michigan Care Manager Nurse can also help with your application and your medical records for MDHHS.
If you need more information regarding CSHCS call our Member Services line 1-844-427-2671 and ask for Children's Special Health Care Services Nurse.