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.
“A Year in Health” illustrates some of ways we learned from our partners and spread the word about their work, from studying behavioral healthcare access to investing in health journalism.
We’re excited to announce 39 new awards through our 2019 Healthy Aging and Special Projects & Emerging Ideas programs! The selected projects are making bold efforts to improve the health of Michigan residents young and old.
For Michelle Schulte and the Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan, the food-as-medicine movement is an expression of a long-standing tradition—one in which diet and medicine have long been intertwined.
At the Health Fund, we see schools not just as places of learning, but as “health homes,” places that can help meet not only children’s academic needs, but also their mental and physical health needs.