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MDHHS advises review of “Actions for Caregivers of Older Adults During COVID-19” and supporting Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document.
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
COVID-19 MSA policy bulletins and L-letters specific to Home Help providers.
|January 13, 2021||L 21-03||COVID-19 Premium Pay Extended Through February 28, 2021|
|January 13, 2021||L 21-02||COVID-19 Response: Premium Pay|
|November 4, 2020||MSA 20-30||COVID-19 Response: Relaxing Face-to-Face Requirement (Update)|
|October 28, 2020||L 20-67||COVID-19 Response: Premium Pay|
|October 28, 2020||L 20-66||COVID-19 Premium Pay Extended Through December 31, 2020|
|July 30, 2020||L 20-45||COVID-19 Premium Pay Extended Through September 30, 2020|
|July 30, 2020||L 20-42||COVID-19 Response: Premium Pay|
|May 20, 2020||MSA 20-36||COVID-19 Response Policies: Clarification on Notice to Terminate Policies and Processes|
|May 12, 2020||L 20-28||COVID-19 Response: Premium Pay|
|May 1, 2020||L 20-27||COVID-19 Response: Premium Pay|
|May 1, 2020||L 20-26||COVID-19 Response: 2020 Home Help Rate Increases|
|April 30, 2020||MSA 20-28||COVID-19 Response: Temporary Suspension of Certain Provider Enrollment Requirements; Temporary Suspension of Certain Restrictions and Requirements of the Michigan Public Health Code|
|March 18, 2020||MSA 20-12||COVID-19 Response: Relaxing Face-to-Face Requirement|
The Home Help program is administered by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) and provides personal care services to individuals who need hands-on assistance with Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) and assistance with Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs). MDHHS is responsible for approving Home Help providers for participation in the program.
- Agency Providers
An agency provider is defined by MDHHS as an organization or an employer of two or more individual providers.
- Individual Providers
An individual provider is defined by MDHHS as the direct care worker. The individual provider provides personal care services to an MDHHS Home Help beneficiary.
- Tools & Resources
Useful tools & resources for all Home Help providers