WMCMH Chosen in pilot

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The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) announced the pilot sites for the state’s Section 298 Initiative last week.
Selected pilots are:

  • Muskegon County Community Mental Health (HealthWest) and West Michigan Community Mental Health in a joint pilot

  • Genesee Health System

  • Saginaw County Community Mental Health Authority

The Section 298 Initiative is a statewide effort to improve the coordination of physical and behavioral health services in Michigan.  The focus is on payer-level integration of Medicaid-funded physical and behavioral health services. The pilots are expected to be implemented by Oct. 1, 2018.

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