Course Overview

This course was created and provided by the Virtual Center of Excellence (VCE), a former project of the Detroit Wayne Integrated Health Network (DWIHN). Content and format will be updated in the near future to address current accessibility standards. If you are unable to access the content in this section, please contact the imp support team for assistance.

This course will cover managed care, supports coordination, and case management as it relates to Medicaid. This course is required to be completed every two years for all Case Managers and Supports Coordinators employed to provide services to adults. This course will take approximately 3 hours to complete.

  • Duration: 3.0 hours
  • Credit Hours: MCBAP-R (3.0), MCBAP-S (0.0), Mi-CEC (0.0), Nursing (0.0)

Topics Covered

Managed Care, Medicaid Basics, and 1915(b)(3)s

This course has been designed to provide the participants with a working understanding of the basics of providing managed care, Medicaid, and the 1915(b)(3)s policies and regulations. This course is designed for those direct care workers that are working with older adult clients.  

Support Coordination

This course provides insight into the tactics that are most successful for coordinating services and behavioral health assistance to those clients and communities that are in need of treatment for their behavioral health or developmental problems. 

Case Management and Medicaid

Participants of this course will develop an understanding of the strategies and tactics for managing those clients and client cases as it relates to Medicaid services and support. 

Additional Considerations

Matching a child's disabilities with the correct service is imperative for developmental growth.

Course Objectives

  • Medicaid basics, including waivers of certain sections, entitlement and benefit program.
  • History lesson in Michigan's Medicaid Services and Supports.
  • Case management: core functions, tasks, no-no's, and distinctions.
  • Supports Coordination: core functions, staff qualifications, and the relationship between SC and assistant or service broker.

What People Are Saying

The course gave me a better understanding of the difficulties consumers endure concerning the stigma and prejudice of dealing with a mental illness.

- Rick L.