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Under Section 2703 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA), the Health Home service model is meant to help chronically ill Medicaid and Healthy Michigan Plan beneficiaries manage their conditions through an intensive level of care management and coordination. The MI Care Team Model is centered on whole-person, team-based care.
MI Care Team health home providers are also required to utilize health information technology to coordinate the care of MI Care Team patients. Through the delivery of the core health homes services, MI Care Team has the following objectives:
- Provide efficient, coordinated, and integrated behavioral and physical health care;
- Increase access to health care;
- Increase hospital post-discharge follow up;
- Create a continuum of care;
- Reduce health care costs;
- Reduce unnecessary hospital admissions and readmissions;
- Reduce unnecessary emergency room visits;
- Improve patient outcomes;
- Increase the use of health information technology.
What are qualifying health conditions?
The member must have been diagnosed with:
- Depression and/or
Plus one or more of the following conditions to qualify:
- Heart Disease
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
MSA 16-13 Policy
MI Care Team Sites
Frequently Asked Questions
Map of Participating Counties
Approved State Plan Amendment (MI 15-2000)
Waiver Support Application User Training Manual
Forms and Materials
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