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Adult Foster Care (AFC) & Homes for the Aged (HFA)

This page is intended for Adult Foster Care and Homes for the Aged providers who want to receive the Medicaid personal care supplement payment out of Title XIX funding.
 
Adult Foster Care (AFC) homes are licensed residential settings that provide 24-hour personal care, protection, and supervision for individuals who are developmentally disabled, mentally ill, physically handicapped or aged who cannot live alone but who do not need continuous nursing care.  AFC Homes are restricted to providing care to no more than 20 adults.

A Homes for the Aged (HFA) provides 24-hour room, board, and supervised personal care to:

  • 21 or more unrelated, non-transient individuals 55 years of age or older. 
  • 20 or fewer individuals 55 years of age or older that are operated in conjunction with and as a distinct part of a licensed nursing home. 
Note: HFA is restricted to providing care to persons who are 55 years of age or older

COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE) 2023 Benefit Changes


According to federal legislation,  Michigan began monthly eligibility renewals for fee-for-service Medicaid and Medicaid Health Plan (MHP) in June 2023. Certain waived policies that were in place during the PHE are now in the process of unwinding and will continue the unwind process as the authority for these policies expires.

For more information about how benefits connected to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency are changing visit www.Michigan.gov/2023BenefitChanges

Additional COVID-19 Information

Resources

Adult Foster Care & Homes for the Aged Emergency Planning

Emergency preparedness planning resources designed specifically for the unique needs of Michigan's Adult Foster Cares and Homes for the Aged.

Getting Started

AFC or HFA providers wanting to receive the Medicaid personal care supplement payment must first be licensed with LARA, enrolled in SIGMA, and enrolled in Bridges.

Michigan Adult Integrated Management System (MiAIMS)

Resources to utilize the MiAIMS application for authorization and claims entry of personal care services authorized through MDHHS or CMH.

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

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