Introduction: In January, NorthCare Network, the Prepaid Inpatient Health Plan for Medicaid Specialty Services and Supports for Michigan's Upper Peninsula submitted a Notice of Intent to Apply (NOIA) to the Michigan Department of Community Health to serve as the Prepaid Inpatient Health Plan for the same area under the newly configured plan for Michigan which would reduce the number of PIHP regions from eighteen to ten beginning in January of 2014.
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The Supports Intensity Scale (SIS) is a strength based, comprehensive assessment tool, This assessment measures an individual’s support needs in personal, work-related, and social activities in order to identify and describe the types and intensity of the supports an individual requires.
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Many of the people served in the public mental health system wonder what will happen to their income, benefits and health coverage if they go to work.
By using the Benefits to Work Calculator, individuals can find out how a job may affect their total income and their health coverage. This Calculator is funded under the Michigan Medicaid Infrastructure Grant (MIG).
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Michigan offers Clinicians and Families an educational website for Improving Services
The public behavioral health system in Michigan seeks to effectively serve those with serious mental illnesses, such as Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder, Major Depression, Borderline Personality Disorder, Co-occurring Addictive Disorders, and others.
The practices represented on this website have been established through replicated research to be effective in contributing to positive outcomes in the lives of those who actively utilize them. These positive outcomes include learning how to better cope with or resolve target symptoms, and learning new skills and strategies for building or rebuilding a fulfilling life in each individual's communities of choice improvingMIpractices.org is an effort to raise awareness and support the recovery efforts of individuals and families facing the challenges of mental health and substance use disorders.
This site is supported with federal Community Mental Health block grant funds through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Mental Health Services, the Michigan Department of Community Health Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities Administration and the Michigan Association of Community Mental Health Boards."
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