- State Innovation Model (SIM)
The State Innovation Model (SIM) focuses on the development and testing of multi-payer health care payment and service delivery models in order to achieve better care coordination, lower costs, and improved health outcomes for Michiganders. MDHHS will work with stakeholders to develop and test these models in the five pilot regions in Michigan: Jackson County; Muskegon County; Genesee County; Northern Region; and the Livingston-Washtenaw counties area.
RECENT UPDATES OR NEW MATERIAL(S)
Updated Operational Plan: MDHHS received approval of the SIM Year 3 Operational Plan from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on February 1, 2018.
New Email Address: The Michigan State Innovation Model has a new email address. If you have questions or would like to receive updates on the initiative, please send an email to MDHHS-SIM@michigan.gov.
SIM Summary: To help foster better understanding of the SIM initiative in Michigan, the team has developed a comprehensive summary of the program, its components and the scope of the various initiatives within each component.
SIM Newsletter: The Michigan SIM team is producing a quarterly newsletter to cover the latest news and pertinent SIM information. The newsletter is intended to inform all stakeholders, participants and interested parties of the progress, status and achievements across all SIM component initiatives.
PCMH Initiative: The SIM Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Initiative launched on January 1, 2017. Information about the initiative can be accessed through the following link.
SIM Summit: MDHHS hosted a summit on August 10-11, 2016 to mark the official start of the SIM Model Test in Michigan.> More