According to the "Emancipation of Minors Act, MCL 722.1 ; Age of Majority Act, MCL 722.52", the General Rule is a Person 17 years of age or younger.
For minors 17 years of age or younger, parental or legal guardian's consent is required to obtain Medical or Surgical Services. Parents or Legal Guardians have access to such medical records.
For minors 17 years of age or younger, parental or legal guardian's consent is not required to obtain specific Medical or Surgical Services under "Emancipation of Minors Act, MCL 722.1 ; Age of Majority Act, MCL 722.52". These services are limited to obtain treatment for Venereal Diseases (Sexually Transmitted Infections ; STI) and HIV. Provider discretion applies as to the treatment needed or provided. For medical reasons, information about the treatment needed or provided, may be given to or withheld from the spouse, parent, guardian or person in loco parentis without consent of the minor and notwithstanding the express refusal of the minor to providing of the information.
This is a Federal Constitutional " right of privacy". There is no specific Michigan Statutes on this issue. Under Title X of the Public Health Service Act , Family Planning Agencies must provide Family Planning information and contraceptives without regard to age or marital status. 42 CFR 59.5. Our office is not a Title X agency and we cannot provide this service for minors unless consent is provided by a parent or legal guardian.