The Detroit News Opinion: Make wise behavioral health plan

They often say the best predictor of future behavior is what we have done in the past. As the Legislature is examining how best to integrate physical health care with behavioral health care within the Medicaid/publicly-funded system, the current proposed language is pointing to the Medicaid Health Plans as the best solution. But this must Read more about The Detroit News Opinion: Make wise behavioral health plan[…]

Crain’s Detroit: Michigan HMOs propose pilot projects to reform mental health system

Michigan’s 11 Medicaid health plans Tuesday called on the state Legislature to go further than a state panel recommended on putting Michigan on the path to giving the HMOs a greater role in the state’s $2.4 billion Medicaid behavioral health system. Earlier this month, the¬†Michigan Department of Health and Human Services¬†issued a 91-page interim report Read more about Crain’s Detroit: Michigan HMOs propose pilot projects to reform mental health system[…]

MLive: Lawmakers say mental health cuts put Michigan counties in bad spot

ANN ABROR, MI – Lawmakers representing the Ann Arbor area in the state Legislature say they’re concerned about the state of mental health funding and service delivery in Michigan, and what might be coming next. Cuts at the state level in recent years already have created a crisis for community mental health service providers across Read more about MLive: Lawmakers say mental health cuts put Michigan counties in bad spot[…]