Health Homes

Section 2703 of the Affordable Care Act provides a State option for health homes for enrollees with chronic conditions.

For a summary of Section 2703, click here 


For full next of the Affordable Care Act and Section 2703, click here.



On November 16, 2010, the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) issued a letter to State Medicaid Directors to provide guidance on the implementation of Section 2703 of the Affordable Care Act. In early December, State Medicaid directors were invited to participate in a nationwide consultation with CMS.


For a full text of the State Medicaid Directors letter, click here 


For a summary of the consultation with CMS, click here.


Michigan Health Home Resources


Michigan's Definition of Patient Center Medical Home - developed by the Michigan Primary Care Consortium, October 2008

Additional Health Home Resources:

Design of CMS Medical Home demonstration

Business Argument for Health Homes 

Integrating Mental Health Treatment into the Patient Centered Medical Home

Strengthening Primary and Chronic Care - includes a Michigan Case Study