Understanding Your Children's Special Health Care Services Benefits

The state of Michigan's Children's Special Health Care Services, or CSHCS, provides extra support for children and some adults who have special health care needs. This program is in addition to the medical care and care coordination your child gets from Blue Cross Complete.

Finding a CSHCS doctor

If your child is enrolled in CSHCS, you may want to find a CSHCS primary care physician or provider who sees children in this program.

Here's how you can search online for CSHCS doctors.

  1. Go to our online provider search
  2. Select Advanced Search
  3. Under Location, choose your search area
  4. Check Children Special Health Care Services
  5. Click Submit

If you have questions about CSHCS, or need help finding a doctor, please contact us.

More about CSHCS

CSHCS provides resources and services that may help you get the help and care you and your family needs. This extra support may be available from the Michigan Department of Community Health, your local county health department and the Children's Special Needs Fund.

MDCH Family Center for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs

This center provides a parent support network, training programs, financial help for conferences about special needs and more.

County health departments

Your county's health department can also direct you to local resources such as parent support groups, adult transition help, child care, vaccines and more.

Children's Special Needs Fund

The Children's Special Needs Fund helps families get items not covered by Medicaid or CSHCS. These items promote the health, mobility and development of your child, such as wheelchair ramps, van lifts and mobility equipment.