BHDDA Communications Related to COVID-19 Policy Updates and Changes

 

BHDDA COVID Dashboard 

 

Policy and Guidance

 

Reopening Case Management and HCBS - 04-06-21

Request Emergency Staffing Assistance - 11-04-20

Medicaid BHDDA Services and Education Guidance #20-13 - 10-30-20 rv 11-05-20

CMS Approval for BHDDA §1115 COVID Waiver Application - 10-28-20

BH Communication Infection Control Guidance # 20-12 - 07-08-20

BH Communication Essential Virtual and F2F Services COVID-19 Guidance #20-11 - 07-08-20

Resident Freedom of Movement and Visits #20-10 - 07-08-20

Financing Resources Memo - 07-06-2020

Guidance #20-09 COVID-19 Testing Consent Guidelines for Individuals with Decision-making challenges - 06-25-20

Response on Allowable Cost and General Fund Default - 06-08-2020

Additional Guidance on Premium Pay Increase - 05-22-2020

Premium Pay Increase - DCW - 05-18-2020

Children's Home-Based Outpatient Services during COVID-19 Pandemic - 05-11-2020

Executive Order 2020-72 Memo - 05-05-2020

Executive Order on Anti-Discrimination - EO 2020-64 - 04-29-2020

Behavioral Health COVID-19 Guidance & Resources for ABA Services #20-07 - 04-29-2020

Telemedicine Case Management Monitoring Memo - 04-27-2020

Clarification of MDHHS Order Implementing EO 2020-50 for Required Reporting - 04-23-2020

MDHHS Order Implementing EO 2020-50 - 04-20-2020

LAI and Lab Testing Guidance - 4-14-2020

COVID-19 Opioid Treatment Program Essential Services Dosing Guidance #20-05 - 4-10-2020

COVID-19 Opioid Treatment Program Infection Control #20-06 - 4-10-2020

Clarification on Rounding Rules for Behavioral Health Services - 4-7-2020

COVID-19 Michigan Clubhouse Guidance and Rate Information - 4-3-2020

BHT - ABA Memo - 4-1-2020

Hospital to Post Acute Care Transfer Form Updated - 3-27-2020

Resident Freedom of Movement and Visits - 03-30-2020 - - Rescinded - Guidance No Longer Active

Actions for Caregivers of Older Adults

BH Communication Clinically Essential F2F Services - 03-25-20 - - Rescinded Guidance No Longer Active

BH Communication Essential Services Stay Home Stay Safe - 03-25-20 - - Rescinded Guidance No Longer Active

BH Communication Infection Control - 03-25-20 - - Rescinded Guidance No Longer Active

Clozapine Guidance Memo - 03-24-2020

Consent Question Memo - 3-20-20

Service and Settings Concerns - 3-20-20

 

MSA

 

MSA Numbered Letter L 20-28 - 05-12-2020

MSA Bulletin - Updated COVID-19 Stakeholder Summary - 4-6-2020

MSA Bulletin - COVID-19 Response:  Suspending All Medicaid Closures - 4-6-2020

 

Resources

 

Day Program and Employment Services:  Reopening Support, Guidelines, and Resources for States - 12-03-2020

Health Care Ration - 08-18-2020

Health Care Rights - 08-18-2020

Plain Language Information on Coronavirus - 08-18-2020

COVID-19 and Racial and Ethnic Minorities - 04-22-2020

Supporting Peers - 04-21-20

Prepare For and Prevent COVID-19 - 04-15-2020

Wayne State MI-DDI COVID-19 Link for Families and Individuals with IDD

Residential Provider Food Support and Local Emergency Managers - 04-15-2020

MDHHS Announces Peer-run Warmline to Aid Persons with Mental Health Needs During COVID-19 Pandemic - 04-13-2020

Addressing Emotional Needs While You Are Sick - 04-07-2020

Supporting Emotional Health of the Behavioral Health Workforce - 04-02-2020

Supporting Emotional Health of the Health Care Workforce - 04-02-2020

Behavioral Health Guidance for Clinicians Diagnosing COVID-19 - 03-30-2020

Supporting First Responders - 03-30-2020

 

 

COVID-19 Response:  Medicaid Waivers and State Plan Amendments

 

MI Appendix K Approval Letter - signed - 03-29-2021

MI (0169, 0438, 4119) Appendix K - 03-29-2021

MI Appendix K Approval Letter - signed - 03-10-2021

MI (0169,0438,4119) Appendix K - 03-10-2021

MI Appendix K Approval Letter - signed -  06-19-2020

MI (0167, 4119, 0438) Appendix K - 06-19-2020

MI 20-0005 Approval Package - 06-05-2020

 

Services

COVID-19 Emergency Dental Directory - 04-13-20

Plan of Service and Due Process Concerns Memo - 04-08-20 - - RESCINDED

 

Training

CPR Training Extension Updated Advisory Memo - 04-07-2020

 

 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

 

Gatherings and Face Mask Order Frequently Asked Questions - Direct Care Workers - 12-14-2020

Skilled Nursing, Home for the Aged, and Adult Foster Care Facilities COVID-19 Visitation FAQ - 10-30-20

FAQs Regarding COVID-19 for Licensed Psychiatric Hospitals (LPHs) #20-08 - 06-02-2020

AFC HFA FAQ - 3-31-2020

 

 

VIDEOS

 

 

 

Dylan Secord, Clinical Social Worker at DEAF C.A.N.! interviews Kathleen Mitchell, a Social Worker with extensive experience in the Deaf, Deaf-Blind and Hard-of-Hearing communities. Together, they discuss the importance of addressing mental health in the Deaf community, including current issues caused by the impact of Covid-19. The two also discuss the importance for the Deaf community of establishing access to helpful resources and how they can be assisted remotely during the pandemic.

 

 

Dylan Secord, Clinical Social Worker at DEAF C.A.N.! interviews Leslie Pertz, MSW, LMSW,  BEI ll Certified ASL interpreter who works for the Michigan Medicine clinic in Dexter. Together, they discuss this unique and valuable practice, which also staffs two Deaf Doctors. The conversation addresses Ms. Pertz expertise in Eye Movement Desensitization and Processing (EMDR) along with the importance of communication in mental health - and general health - for Deaf people.

 

Dylan Secord, Clinical Social Worker at DEAF C.A.N.! interviews Karen Bailey, a Clinical Social Worker with varied experience, who now works as a Medical Social Worker. Together, they discuss the barriers and risks for Deaf-Blind individuals during the Covid-19 pandemic, as well as the importance of using or learning to use technology to stay connected, especially important for mental health in these isolating times.