Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
The Adult Foster Care and Homes for the Aged Licensing Division provides licensing and regulation of adult foster care homes, homes for the aged and specialized programs for developmentally disabled and/or mentally ill individuals who reside in adult foster care homes.
For questions regarding the October 21, 2020 Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Epidemic Order (Requirements for residential care facilities) and October 28, 2020 MDHHS Epidemic Order (Testing in Skilled Nursing Facilities, Homes for the Aged, and Adult Foster Care Facilities), please email MDHHS-MSA-COVID19@michigan.gov or call the general COVID hotline: 888-535-6136.
Special Note: The State of Michigan does not license assisted or independent living facilities. Please note, however, that a Home for the Aged or Adult Foster Care Home license may be required if the level of care provided at the facility meets the licensing requirements of one of these license types.
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Home and Community Based Services
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services recently issued a new set of rules for the delivery of Home and Community Based Services through Medicaid waiver programs. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services will be developing a transition plan to bring its waiver programs into compliance with the new regulations. Please click here for more information.