Michigan

When it comes to prevention, identification, and mitigation of public health crises states are at the forefront. These crises require a multi-sector state agency approach as often they disproportionally impact disadvantaged communities and are linked with challenging social determinants of health. The conversation regarding preparation and mitigation of these disasters has received increased national attention […]

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  • Publications

    Federal and State Collaboration for Medicare-Medicaid Alignment

    NASHP recently brought together a group of state and federal policy leaders to discuss the Medicare-Medicaid Financial Alignment Initiative, D-SNP health plans, and other programs and resources aimed at aligning health care payment and delivery to improve care for dual eligibles. See a report from the meeting and sign up for a webinar on state […]

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  • State Health Policy Blog

    Gobeille v. Liberty Mutual Update: Developments We are Watching

    Earlier this year, the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Gobeille v. Liberty Mutual dealt a blow to the 18 existing state-run all-payer claims databases (APCDs) by holding that ERISA prevents states from compelling self-funded insurers to report to their data systems. In response to the Court’s decision, a number of state APCDs and/or payers have […]

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  • State Health Policy Blog

    Are States Losing Key Tools for Health Reform?

    Engaged in multi-payer payment reforms? Seeking information about the cost of care? About the rate of opioid prescribing? Assessing carriers to generate needed revenue to support state activities like vaccines for children? You might soon hit a federal stoplight. The Supreme Court’s recent decision in Gobeille v Liberty Mutual, which denied the state’s ability to […]

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  • State Health Policy Blog

    All Eyes on Michigan: Will Assessments on All Health Plans Survive

    On Monday, the United States Supreme Court sent back a Michigan case for a new finding that could forbid state assessments on self funded plans. The Supreme Court told the Sixth Circuit to reconsider its ruling that a Michigan health insurance tax was not preempted by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) in light of the Supreme Court’s decision […]

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    March 17, 2016 | Filed under: Front Page, Michigan, State Health Policy Blog, State Refor(u)m

  • The State of State Health Policy: Governors’ 2016 State of the State Addresses

    State of State speeches provide governors with an opportunity to highlight recent policy successes as well as outline key plans and issue areas of focus for the coming year. These speeches are generally strong indicators of governors’ main priorities and sometimes also include specific proposal suggestions and funding recommendations for deliberation by legislatures. Currently, 31 […]

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  • State Health Policy Blog

    State Medicaid Expansion Plans: 2015 Recap and 2016 Possibilities

    As 2015 comes to a close, Medicaid expansion activity in states has not slowed down. Currently, 30 states and the District of Columbia have expanded Medicaid, and six of these states have chosen to pursue waivers to implement alternative versions of expansion. As the new year approaches, a number of additional states are considering options […]

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  • Webinars
    Leveraging Public-Private Partnerships to Achieve Multi-Payer Payment Reform

    Leveraging Public-Private Partnerships to Achieve Multi-Payer Payment Reform

    During this webinar, we examined how an existing private medical home program in Michigan was leveraged to develop a statewide medical home initiative. Chris Koller provided an overview of common approaches states have taken to engage multiple payers in reform efforts. Speakers from both Michigan state and Michigan Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) discussed Michigan’s approach to utilizing partnerships and ongoing work of BCBS in the state to develop its patient-centered medical home initiative.

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    June 9, 2015 | Filed under: Michigan, Webinars

  • Michigan – Medical Homes

    Michigan’s medical home activity began with a 2008-2010 Improving Performance in Practice (IPIP) program sponsored by the Michigan Primary Care Consortium (MPCC), which combined learning sessions with coaching to implement components of PCMH and chronic illness care. MPCC has also created a patient-centered medical home toolkit. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM) has also played a large role in spurring […]

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    April 1, 2014 | Filed under: Michigan

  • Michigan

    In Michigan:   As of July 1, 2011, there were 1,818,312 beneficiaries enrolled in the state’s Medicaid program, 1,606,688 of whom were enrolled in some form of managed care. The state has 14 Medicaid-only MCOs that provide physical health and outpatient mental health services.  Additional behavioral health services are provided to 1,606,688 beneficiaries through 18 […]

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    December 5, 2013 | Filed under: Michigan