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Medical and Other Service Providers

The Office of Victim Services (OVS) Victim Compensation Program has a long and proud history of helping victims of violent crimes and their family members recover from the financial impact of the crime.

Financial help includes paying for the crime-related medical, mental health, dental, funeral, and other bills and expenses that are not covered or eligible to be covered by collateral sources, such as:


Effective October 1, 2017, Public Act 17-99, Section 38 requires a health care provider, a consumer collection agency acting on behalf of a health care provider, an attorney for the health care provider, or an employee of the health care provider to cease the debt collection process when such provider becomes aware and receives notice from OVS that a debtor has a pending claim for victim compensation.

  • Health insurance;
  • Dental insurance;
  • Department of Social Services;
  • Medicare;
  • Auto insurance; and
  • Workers’ Compensation.

The information on this Website will help you understand how you may work with crime victims to receive payment for the crime-related services you provide to them. For more information on Victim Compensation Program benefits, eligibility requirements, and how victims may file an application, please click on the Compensation tab.

Victim Compensation Program staff are available Monday-Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. to answer any questions. Please call 1‑888‑286‑7347 or email

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