MI Choice

The MI Choice Waiver Program

MI Choice is a Medicaid-funded program that provides services to help a frail older adult or person with disabilities remain living in their own home or chosen place of residence. Services include adult day care, homemaking, personal care, respite care, and emergency response systems.

MI Choice Eligibility Requirements:

  • Frail adults age 65+
  • Persons who are disabled age 18+
  • Must meet Michigan Medicaid nursing facility level of care criteria
  • Individual income no higher than $2,250/month
  • Assets less than $2,000 countable for a single person
  • If the participant has a spouse living in the community, the federal Protected Spousal Asset Guidelines are utilized. Minimum protected amount $24,180. Maximum protected amount $120,900. (Included in this are vacant property not adjoining, recreational vehicles, and cash value of life insurance.)
  • Medicaid eligibility determined by the Department of Health and Human Services

Nursing Facility Transition Services

  • Nursing Facility Transition Services are available to residents of nursing facilities, on Medicaid, who would like to return to their home, move in with family members, find an apartment or choose another living option.
  • Support and services needed after an individual moves may be available for those who meet functional and financial guidelines. Efforts will be made to identify community resources to address the individual’s needs.
  • Nursing facility residents may request transition services for themselves, or a referral may be made by any concerned individual, such as a family member, friend or social worker.
  • Click here for more information on the Nursing Facility Transition Services: NFT rack card

Reporting Medicaid Fraud

To report Medicaid fraud, waste and abuse, please  visit michigan.gov/fraud, or call your local Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) office. Reports may be made anonymously.

 

Contact

231.733.3585
800.442.0054
[email protected]

 

Location

Tanglewood Park
560 Seminole Road
Muskegon, MI 49444

 

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