Skip to main content

Prospective Providers

Prospective Providers

Who are Maternal Infant Health Program (MIHP) Providers?

MIHP is administered by a network of certified provider agencies throughout the state in rural, urban, and Native American communities. Providers are located in local and district health departments, federally qualified health centers, hospital-associated programs and independent community based agencies.




MIHP services include evidence-based health and psychosocial assessments, individualized plans of care, coordination of services with medical care providers and Medicaid Health Plans, including referrals for community resources and local childbirth education or parenting classes.

The Department of Health and Human Services continually assesses the efficacy of MIHP and works to improve service delivery to meet the needs of Michigan families.


What do MIHP providers do?

MIHP providers deliver services that include:

- Maternal and infant assessments 
- Individualized plans of care based on family needs
- Coordination of services with medical care providers and Medicaid Health Plans
- Home, office, and telehealth visits 
- Referrals for local community resources
- Referral to transportation services, as needed

Check out our Prospective Providers Information Sheet, highlighting the benefits of being an MIHP provider.


Program requirements and expectations

MIHP providers are required to adhere to program policies, procedures, and expectations which are outlined in detail in both Medicaid Policy and the MIHP Operations Guide including staffing, certification, billing, and provider-specific performance reporting.

To view Medicaid policy for MIHP Medicaid Provider Manual



Is MIHP right for my organization?

Becoming an MIHP provider requires significant time and commitment. The application, certification, and oversight processes demand ongoing effort from providers to adhere to all aspects of the program. Learn more at Overview of the Maternal Infant Health Program Training Course

If, after reviewing MIHP requirements and expectations, your organization wishes to apply to become an MIHP provider, please send the agency contact information to You will then be invited to a New Provider Inquiry meeting. New Provider Inquiry meetings are held two times each year. 

In 2025 the New Provider Inquiry meetings will be held in March and May

You may also view the MIHP New Provider Application--template for reference

  • An official application is sent out, upon request, to agencies who have attended a required New Provider Inquiry meeting.

Learn more at the Companion Guide: Becoming a New MIHP Provider