New legislation signed Wednesday by Governor Whitmer is helping make sure that the benefits of the technology are here to stay. The bipartisan, five-bill package will expand the availability of telemedicine for Michigan’s Medicaid enrollees, starting in October 2020.
We’re excited to announce 70 new awards through our 2020 Community Health Impact grant program! The selected organizations are making a difference from within Michigan communities all over the state.
Our 2020 report looks at the current state of transportation in Michigan, highlights some of our past funding, and provides a guide future investments.
Medication-assisted treatment is a critically important tool available for opioid use disorder, and yet it continues to be widely misunderstood and underutilized. We want to dispel some myths and explain why this rapidly developing treatment is a game-changer in the field of substance use disorder care.
The Health Fund and four other funders are joining together to support 61 Michigan health organizations as they ramp up telehealth efforts. The nearly $3 million of grants will help patients access critical care without putting themselves, their families, or their doctors at risk.
As we all continue to monitor coronavirus developments and adapt to the “new normal,” the health and safety of Michigan residents remains the Health Fund’s top priority. Here are the steps we’re taking to slow the spread of COVID-19 and support our grant partners in this uncertain time.