Number of dialysis patients statewide: 22,388
This state offers Medigap insurance to dialysis patients under 65.
Michigan Dialysis Patient Resources
#11 Renal Network fo the Upper Midwest
1360 Energy Park Drive, Suite 200
St. Paul, MN 55108
Patient Support and Financial Resources
National Kidney Foundation of Michigan
This foundation has a variety of programs to assist people with kidney disease who are in need.
Prescriptions will be filled for up to 100 tablets; refills are also free. The specific medication(s) in the program may change from time to time; as of 4/20/10, metformin (Glucophage) was available.
Health Refrom Status:
Exchange: Michigan will run its health insurance exchange in partnership with the federal government.
Medicaid: It is not known at this time whether the state will expand Medicaid eligibility.